Need breakfast but don’t have the time to whip something up in the morning? These overnight oats recipes will be your saviour.
No matter how tired you are, you should try to eat something in the morning to boost your energy and start the day right. Oats are an awesome breakfast option because it is nutritious and takes just minutes to put together. What’s even better: overnight oats. By prepping them the night before, your morning routine gets infinitely smoother.
Banana & Milk
To start, pour half a cup of oats into a heated pan. Add in one cup of milk and stir. Let it sit to absorb the liquid. While the oats are on the stove, chop up two large bananas. Mash one and mix into pan. Leave the oats to cool before putting into jar. Garnish with the remaining banana.
(Also read: 3 Things You Didn’t Know About Bananas)
For a sweet fix, try making chocolate flavoured overnight oats.
Simply stir in a small chunk of dark chocolate while heating your oats and milk. We recommend adding coconut flakes to enhance the taste. You’ll satisfy your sugar cravings and get the benefits of dark chocolate – lower blood pressure, reduced risks of heart disease and improved brain functions.
(Also read: 6 Ways To Add Dark Chocolate Into Your Diet)
If you need a substantial breakfast, this thick and creamy overnight oats option is for you.
Mix in a generous tablespoon of low-fat peanut butter while cooking the oats and top off with another drizzle. Add bananas on top for natural sweetness.
Packed with vitamins, this parfait-like fruity overnight oats method can be made with any fruit.
Cook your oats the same way with water or milk, mix in some mashed fruit, then top off with fruit chunks and granola. You can also add coconut flakes, nuts, chia seeds or chocolate flakes to this overnight oats recipe.