Cereal Smoothie

Have your cereal on the go easily with this cereal smoothie recipe.

It’s nutritious and combines your favorite cereal in it!

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Cereal Smoothie

Cereal Smoothie

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Start your day with a twist! My cereal smoothie combines the crunch of cereal with the creaminess of a smoothie for a delicious breakfast treat

  • Total Time: 5 minutes
  • Yield: 1 1x

Ingredients

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  • 1/3 cup of cereal of choice.
  • 1 cup frozen banana slices
  • 1 scoop vanilla protein powder
  • 1/3 cup frozen strawberries
  • 1 cup of low-fat milk

Instructions

  1. If you are using a low-speed blender, soak the cereal in the milk for 5 minutes first.
  2. If using a high-speed blender, combine all the ingredients together

Notes

*For recipe notes, smoothie variations, and more, scroll down!

  • Author: Ella Waterworth
  • Prep Time: 2
  • Cook Time: 3
  • Category: Smoothie
  • Cuisine: American
  • Diet: Vegetarian

Nutrition

  • Serving Size: 1 smoothie
  • Calories: 441
  • Sugar: 39.1g
  • Fat: 5.8g
  • Carbohydrates: 69g
  • Fiber: 7.4g
  • Protein: 32.2g

Why You Will Love This Cereal Smoothie

Cereal Smoothie served in a round glass cup

Whilst a cereal smoothie may sound a bit weird, don’t judge it until you try it!

One day I was in the rush and didn’t have time to sit down and eat my bowl of cereal, so I decided to throw things in a blender and this is how this cereal smoothie came to life!

I absolutely loved it. This is why I am sharing this recipe.

Here’s why I think you will love it:

  1. Delicious Flavor: The cereal is combined with creamy and sweet banana which creates a satisfying sweet smoothie.
  2. Refreshing: This smoothie is perfect for a refreshing breakfast.
  3. Versatility: With the option to use any cereal of choice, this smoothie can be customized to fit different flavor preferences, whether you prefer something fruity, nutty, or even chocolatey.
  4. Creamy Texture: The use of frozen fruit and low-fat milk gives the smoothie a smooth and creamy texture, making it a luxurious treat that’s still easy to sip on.
  5. Fun to Make: This smoothie is simple and fun to make, which can be a great activity for families, especially allowing kids to choose and add their favorite cereals.
  6. Perfect for Breakfast on the Go: Its ease of preparation makes it ideal for busy mornings, providing a quick breakfast solution that you can take with you when in a rush.
  7. Appealing to All Ages: The familiar taste of cereal blended with the popular flavors of banana and strawberry makes this smoothie appealing to both children and adults alike.

If you enjoy this ‘weird’ smoothie, I recommend that you also try my tahini smoothie and my red bull smoothie!

Cereal Smoothie being poured into a round glass cup from a blender jug

Smoothie Variations And Recipe Notes:

  1. Choose Your Cereal: From fruit loops, to cocoa pops, you can use any cereal you like.
  2. No Banana: Swap the banana for mango or pineapple.
  3. No Protein Powder: Swap the protein powder for a cup of cottage cheese or yogurt.
  4. Swap The Strawberries: You can use other berries of choice or a different fruit instead of strawberries.
  5. Add Nutiness: Add a tablespoon of peanut butter for a gentle background nutty taste.

Recipe Equipment:

Blender Type Suitability
Nutribullet 600
Vitamix Blender Propel 510
BlendJet 4000mAh x
Ninja Blender BL610
Oster 6640 Blender  x
Hamilton Beach 58148A Blender
AMZChef Blender 1800 W
Wamife Blender

From testing this recipe with my 8 different blenders, I found that higher-speed blenders work best.

For that reason, I suggest that you avoid using a lower-speed blender if possible. 

Cereal Smoothie Recipe FAQs:

Can I Make This Smoothie Dairy-Free?

Yes, you can easily substitute the low-fat milk with any non-dairy milk like almond milk, soy milk, oat milk, or coconut milk to make it dairy-free while maintaining a creamy texture. Also ensure you use a dairy-free protein powder.

Can This Smoothie Be Made in Advance?

While it's best enjoyed fresh, you can make it in advance. Prepare the smoothie, store it in the fridge, and give it a good mix or a quick re-blend before drinking to refresh its texture and consistency.

How Should I Store Leftover Smoothie?

Store any leftover smoothie in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 24 hours. Shake or stir well before serving as separation may occur.

Ella Waterworth
Ella Waterworth

Founder & Recipe Developer at Smoothies N Cookies

Ella Waterworth is the founder of Smoothies N Cookies and she is a professional smoothie recipe creator. She gained extensive knowledge of creating smoothies by working for Smoothie King for several years.

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