Are you looking for a quick and healthy breakfast option for those busy mornings? We have some great recipes that save time by preparing breakfast the night before. Overnight Oats don’t require cooking and are a great way to incorporate plenty of nutrients. Each overnight oat recipe described is high in fiber and packed with fruit, nuts, and seeds to fuel your family’s day.
You can personalize every serving to your own taste preferences or allergy restrictions. With a base of just oats and milk, Overnight Oats are a cost-efficient meal as well. Using the template below, you can make your own overnight oats in just a few simple steps!
Wondering why we suggested adding peanut butter, greek yogurt, or chia seeds to your overnight oats? Each of these ingredients will thicken the recipe perfectly! Peanut butter and greek yogurt are great natural sources of protein to help fuel your day. Chia seeds contain fiber, protein, and healthy omega-3 fatty acids to keep you full for hours. In addition, they contain antioxidants to help promote a healthy immune system!
Including a serving of fruit in your overnight oats can help you achieve the MyPlate recommended fruit intake of 2 cups each day. Consuming enough fruits and vegetables each day can reduce your risk for chronic diseases and even protect you against certain cancers.
Fruits contain fiber to aid in healthy digestion. Changing up which fruits you add to your overnight oats can help ensure that you consume a variety of vitamins and minerals every day!
By providing healthy nutrients, reducing morning meal prep time, and easily fitting in to your grocery budget, overnight oats are a must try breakfast option!