This easy overnight oats recipe is a convenient solution to your chaotic morning routine. With strawberries, chocolate and almonds, this breakfast oatmeal is decadent, delicious and HEALTHY!
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Making Overnight Oats for Breakfast is EASY!
You know that breakfast is the most important meal of the day right? But, how do you find time for a healthy breakfast when you are trying to find your toddler’s shoes, track down your 10 year old’s homework and feeding the dog?
Morning’s are chaotic but eating a healthy breakfast will help make sure you are fueled up for the day. It will also help prevent you from binging on those donuts your co-workers decided to bring into the office to share with you.
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Do you eat overnight oats COLD?
I wasn’t sure how I would feel about this easy overnight oats recipe because you eat it cold. Cold oatmeal sounded a little odd. But, I was pleasantly surprised at how tasty it really was.
The consistency isn’t like traditional oatmeal. The oats have a slightly chewy texture that I loved instead of a slightly gummy texture like cooked oats normally do. If you are considering a raw diet, this easy overnight oats recipe is a great addition to your meal plan since there is no cooking involved.
Best toppings for overnight oats
The toppings can be varied, depending on your personal tastes. Just keep plenty of fresh fruit, chopped nuts and other ‘add-ins’ on hand to easily throw them on top. I chose to use almond milk for this easy overnight oats recipe but you can use traditional cow’s milk, soy milk or whatever other types of liquid you choose. If you want more recipe ideas, check out Hurry The Food Up!
Easy Overnight Oats Recipe
with Strawberries, Almonds and Dark Chocolate
Serving Size: 1
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 418Total Fat: 6gSaturated Fat: 1gSodium: 3mgCarbohydrates: 72gSugar: 14gProtein: 14g
Diane has a Bachelor’s degree in Microbiology with a Minor in Health Management and Policy. She spent many years working in cancer research, academics, and biotechnology. Concern over the growing incidence of human disease and the birth of her children led her to begin living a more natural life. She quickly realized that the information she was learning along the way could be beneficial to many others and started blogging as a way to share this knowledge with others. While passionate about health and the environment she can’t quite give up her favorite Cheetos and Diet Coke! Learn more about her HERE.