Breakfast on the go: Overnight Oats

This quick and healthy breakfast requires about 5 minutes of prep and no heating or cooking.  It is packed full of essential Omega-3’s and fiber meaning that it will keep you full all the way until lunch.  The trick to this recipe is to nail the oatmeal base and then you can add whatever toppings your creative palate desires!

 

Ingredients for Base:

    -1/2 cup organic steel cut oats

    -1 tbs chia seeds

    -1 tbs flax seeds

    -1 ½ cup milk (coconut, almond, hemp, soy, or any milk you choose)

    -1/2 cup water

    -Optional: season with cinnamon or nutmeg to taste

Ideas for Toppings: Combine however you like in whatever amounts.

-Fruit: raspberries, strawberries, blueberries, bananas, apples

-Sweeteners: agave, honey, nutmeg, cinnamon

-Nuts: Almonds, walnuts, coconut flakes, brazil nuts, macadamia nuts, hazelnuts

 

Directions:

  1. Pour all the dry ingredients for the base into your mason jar or bowl. Stir to combine.

  2. Add wet ingredients and stir thoroughly.

  3. Cover the mason jar or bowl and put in the fridge to sit overnight.

  4. In the morning (or at least 8 hours later) remove the lid and add any of the toppings you would like.