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The Simplest Overnight Oats Recipes To Keep You Full and Energized

Overnight oats or soaked oats are a brilliantly balanced breakfast for the working adult, especially when you are on the go. By preparing it the night before, it’s ready to be eaten in the morning and the overnight oats are packed with all the fibre and protein you need, just right to kick start your day.

Easy to prepare

Grab a container, throw in some rolled oats, milk, yogurt, some fruit and nuts, mix it all together and you’re done. Go to bed and by the time you’re awake in the morning they’re ready to eat. There’s no cooking involved and you can prepare it in so many different ways. Start off with milk, yoghurt and the oats themselves and then choose to add toppings like fresh fruit or nuts. You can even change the yoghurt flavour or swap out the milk for a low fat, dairy free option. Each breakfast can be a unique experience.

Gives you what you need

Oats are filled with nutrients, dietary fibre, protein and carbohydrates. They provide all the things your body needs to get started in the morning, which is why oats are a staple breakfast choice. You have full control over what is going into your breakfast, allowing you to tailor your breakfast to your dietary needs­­.

Ordinarily, oats need to be cooked which softens them and allows you digestive system to easily break them down. However, they lose some of their nutritional value during the cooking process. By soaking them overnight in milk and yogurt, you prepare your oats for consumption without sacrificing nutritional content.

Try it out for yourself

The Straight Up

  • 1/2  cup of oats
  • A cup of milk
  • 1/3 cup of Greek yoghurt

Nuts About Fruit

  • 1/2 cup of oats
  • 1 cup of milk
  • 1/3 cup of Greek yoghurt
  • Sliced banana
  • Handful of walnuts and almonds
  • Fresh apple slices

Berry Nice

  • 1/2 cup of oats
  • 1 cup of almond milk
  •  1/3 cup of fruit yoghurt
  • Dried berries
  • Raisins
  • Fresh strawberries
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