Overnight Oats with Chia Seeds2013-04-16
- Servings : 1
- Prep Time : 5m
- Cook Time : 0m
- Ready In : 2:5 h
Today I bring you my all-time-fave breakfast.. and this time it’s been jazzed up.. Over Night Oats with Chia Seeds.
This breakfast tastes good enough to be a dessert.. and it’s so creamy that you would never guess that it’s actually good for you!! Oats are a fantastic source of soluble fibre which helps lower cholesterol and they also have a low glycaemic index, which means that you will be left feeling fuller for longer .
Now, this recipe does require a little bit of organisation but to be honest it’s not an awful lot (it’s just throwing together a load of ingredients in a bowl and popping them in a fridge!). Over-night oats are super versatile as you can add any topping of your choice.. any fresh fruit, nuts, seeds, or even coconut the choice is yours!
*Nutrition stats provided include the chia seeds (high in healthy fat) but not the toppings
- 1/2 cup (40g) Porridge Oats
- 1/2 cup (125ml) Yoghurt
- 2/3 cup (160ml) Milk
- 1 tbsp of Chia Seeds*
- Pinch of Cinnamon (optional)**
*chia seeds are a fantastic source of protein, healthy fats including omega3 (for heart health), calcium and fibre, and they expand to create a deliciously creamy texture.. this also helps you to feel fuller for longer!
**I have also tried mixing a tbsp of PB2 into my over-night oats (before chilling) which tasted amazing!
The night before, mix your oats in a bowl with the yoghurt, milk, chia seeds and cinnamon (optional).
Cover and pop in the fridge!
The next day top with your chosen toppings and enjoy the creaminess!!
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