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Try these tasty overnight oats recipes

Overnight oats are a really great way of preparing an on the go breakfast the night before. The oats can be left to soften in a jar overnight, which allows you to wake up to a super creamy, soft oats breakfast that is not only super healthy but one that will also set you up for the busy day ahead of you.

Here are just some of the recipes that we believe are a great way for you to start your day.

Carrot Cake Overnight Oats:

This recipe tastes so naughty, it is hard to believe that it is actually a really great way for you to start the day. It combines all of the deliciousness of a carrot cake, with the greatness of oats, sultanas, honey, and grated carrot.

 Ingredients:

  • 40g grated carrot
  • A large pinch of mixed spice
  • ¼ tsp cinnamon
  • 50g rolled porridge oats
  • 1 tsp honey
  • 1 tsp sultanas
  • 1 tbsp Greek yogurt

 Method:

This recipe is so easy to make. It does not take long at all and creates a great tasting breakfast for the next day.

Simply mix the grated carrot, the mixed spice and the cinnamon with the oats, 150ml of water, and a pinch of salt, before covering and placing in the fridge overnight.

The following morning, simply stir in the honey and sultanas before topping with Greek yogurt and enjoying.

Peanut Butter Overnight Oats:

If you like the American classic peanut butter and jelly sandwich, this overnight oats recipe is perfect for you. Again, it is so easy to make, contains a load of berries, with a sweet hint of maple syrup, to create a breakfast that is tasty, and very satisfying.

What’s more, this recipe is completely vegan and can be prepared in just 5 minutes.

Ingredients:

  • 80g frozen raspberries
  • 50g rolled porridge oats
  • 1 tsp maple syrup
  • 1 tbsp peanut butter

 Method:

The night before, stir in the frozen raspberries, with the oats, and 150ml of water. Add a pinch of salt, cover, and chill in the fridge overnight.

In the morning, mix in the maple syrup, before topping with the peanut butter.

Tropical Overnight Oats:

These overnight oats are a great summetime breakfast that is guaranteed to brighten up your day. Not only is it a really healthy breakfast option, it is completely vegan-friendly, and will set you up right for the day.

Ingredients:

  • 50g rolled porridge oats
  • 20g coconut yoghurt
  • 2 sliced kiwis
  • 1 passion fruit
  • ½ tsp toasted mixed seeds

Method:

Soak the oats in 150ml of water, and add a pinch of salt. Cover, and place in the fridge overnight.

The following day, spoon half of the oats into a bowl, before layering with the coconut yoghurt, sliced kiwis, passion fruit pulp, and the rest of the oats, before topping the dish with the toasted seeds.

Orange and Blueberry Overnight Oats:

This overnight oat recipe is absolutely packed full of vitamin c and antioxidants, from both the orange and the blueberries.

This is a really balanced breakfast that will give you the energy to get through the day, as well as the right amount of fat, fibre, vitamins and minerals.

Ingredients:

  • 70g porridge oats
  • 2 tbsp golden linseeds
  • Zest of ½ orange
  • ¾ of 175g tub of yoghurt
  • 2 peeled and chopped oranges
  • 4 handfuls of blueberries

Method:

Mix the oats and 2 tbsp of golden linseeds with the zest of half an orange. Pour 300ml of boiling water and then cover and leave overnight.

The following day, stir in the yoghurt, before topping with 2 peeled and chopped oranges, the rest of the yoghurt, and the blueberries, before enjoying.

Museli with Apple and Banana:

This is an incredibly nutritious breakfast, which can be topped with chopped nuts and sliced banana, to give you extra energy. It is incredibly quick and easy to make, and because it is packed full of fibre, protein, vitamins and minerals, it will keep you full until lunch.

Ingredients:

  • 1 apple, coarsely grated
  • 50g jumbo porridge oats
  • 25g mixed seeds
  • 25g mixed nuts, roughly chopped
  • ¼ tsp ground cinnamon
  • 100g full fat natural yoghurt
  • 1 medium banana, sliced
  • 25g sultanas

Method:

Put the apple, oats, seeds, half of the nuts, and the cinnamon into a bowl and toss together well, until well combined. Stir in the yoghurt, add 100ml cold water, cover and place in the fridge overnight.

The following morning, spin into a bowl, top with the sliced banana, sultanas, and remaining nuts.

Apple and Blueberry Overnight Oats:

This recipe is really high in fibre, and low in fat, so it is perfect if you are looking for a breakfast that will keep you full, and help you to lose weight. It is incredibly simple to make, and is incredibly nutritious.

The softened oats, are really easy to digest, perfect to kick start your day.

Ingredients:

  • 200g porridge oats
  • ½ tsp ground cinnamon
  • 500ml apple juice
  • 4 apples, grated
  • 200g blueberries

Method:

Put the porridge oats and the cinnamon into a large mixing bowl, before stirring in the apple juice and grated apples, before gently folding in the blueberries.

These can then be left overnight in the fridge, ready for you to enjoy the following morning. It really is as simple as that!

 

Resources

https://www.bbcgoodfood.com/howto/guide/best-healthy-overnight-oat-recipes

https://www.bbcgoodfood.com/recipes/carrot-cake-overnight-oats

https://www.bbcgoodfood.com/recipes/pbj-overnight-oats

https://www.bbcgoodfood.com/recipes/tropical-overnight-oats

https://www.bbcgoodfood.com/recipes/orange-blueberry-bircher

https://www.bbcgoodfood.com/recipes/bircher-muesli-apple-banana

https://www.bbcgoodfood.com/recipes/1755652/apple-and-blueberry-bircher

 

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Frankie Crowhurst

I am a keen writer, with a particular passion for food and the health industry. I love to cook at home in my spare time, and am always looking for new and exciting recipes to try that will also improve my health. I have a keen interest in natural therapies, and how it is possible to treat illnesses well, without turning to more conventional medicines. I have many years of experience as a writer, and passion for health.

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