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Healthy 5-Ingredient Breakfast Recipes: Overnight Oatmeal Parfait, Peaches & Greens Smoothie

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To celebrate Better Breakfast Month and All-American Breakfast Month, we've got some way-healthy new recipes for you with only 5 ingredients each! (Basic seasonings and ice don't count.) Already had breakfast this morning? Don't worry -- tomorrow's another day...

 
 
Hungry Girl's Overnight Oatmeal Parfait
Overnight Oatmeal Parfait

Entire recipe: 322 calories, 4.5g fat (0.5g fat), 144mg sodium, 51.5g carbs, 6.5g fiber, 19g sugars, 20.5g protein -- PointsPlus® value 8* -- SmartPoints® value 9*

The beauty of this recipe? Time does 95 percent of the work for you -- just layer it up in the a.m.! Watch how it’s made

Prep: 5 minutes
Chill: 8 hours

Ingredients:
1/2 cup old-fashioned oats
1/2 cup unsweetened vanilla almond milk
1 no-calorie sweetener packet (like Splenda or Truvia)
One 5.3-oz. container (about 1/2 cup) fat-free vanilla Greek yogurt
2/3 cup sliced strawberries
Seasoning: cinnamon

Directions:
In a medium bowl, combine oats, almond milk, sweetener, and 1/4 tsp. cinnamon. Mix well. Cover and refrigerate for at least 8 hours, until oats are soft and have absorbed most of the liquid.

Stir oatmeal. In a tall glass, layer half of each ingredient: oatmeal, yogurt, and strawberries.  

Repeat layering with remaining oatmeal, yogurt, and strawberries. Enjoy!

MAKES 1 SERVING  

 
 
 
Hungry Girl's Peaches & Greens Smoothie
Peaches & Greens Smoothie

Entire recipe (about 18 oz.): 281 calories, 1g fat (0g sat fat), 134mg sodium, 51.5g carbs, 5.5g fiber, 36.5g sugars, 19.5g protein -- PointsPlus® value 7* -- SmartPoints® value 11*

Start your day by blending up some fruit and veggies, and sip your way to healthitude! (Don't tell us that isn't a word. If it wasn't before, it is now.)

Prep: 5 minutes

Ingredients:
1 cup spinach leaves
1 cup frozen peach slices, slightly thawed
1/2 cup sliced banana
1/2 cup light vanilla soymilk
One 5.3-oz. container (about 1/2 cup) fat-free vanilla Greek yogurt
1/2 cup crushed ice or 3 - 4 ice cubes

Directions:
Place all ingredients in a blender. Blend at high speed until smooth. Enjoy!

MAKES 1 SERVING

 
 
 
 

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