Overnight Oats

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Overnight Oats is a variation of oatmeal we regularly have for breakfast. It is a quick and easy meal to make, and the best part is there is no cooking involved. It can be made with any fruits of your choice. Mix all the ingredients the night before, leave it on the kitchen counter top, and it will be ready by the next morning.

Tips:

  1. If you would like to make it sweeter add more raisins or more bananas. If blueberries or strawberries are tart, reduce the amount you are adding or skip them.
  2. You could adjust the consistency in the morning by adding more milk.

Makes 3-4 servings. Leftovers can be stored in the refrigerator for 2-3 days.

NOTE: If you are not familiar with chia seeds and flax seed powder, the look may not be appealing to you. Chia and flax they have a bland taste. However, the feel of this recipe mainly comes from the fruit and nut. Chia seeds and flax seeds are excellent sources of fiber, omega-3 fatty acids and antioxidants called lignans. High lignan intake appears to protect us heart disease, other chronic diseases like diabetes and certain cancers including breast cancer.

Ingredients

1 cup of rolled oats
One tablespoon of chia seeds
One tablespoon of flax seed powder
Fruits of your choice:
Two bananas sliced
1/4 cup Strawberries
1/4 cup Blueberries
1 Bosch pear
1 apple
1 dried fig
Handful of Sliced almonds (or any raw nuts of your choice)
2 and half to three cups of non-dairy milk (almond milk or soy milk)
Handful of Raisins
Pumpkin pie spice or cinnamon
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