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06th Feb 2019

Five super simple 5 minute overnight oats recipes for a stress-free morning

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Five super simple 5 minute overnight oats recipes for a stress-free morning

It just doesn’t get any easier than a mug of overnight oats. Literally wake up to a delicious ready-made cup of healthy goodness.

This food trend is not going away – probably because it takes a couple of minutes and around five ingredients and you have a delicious and portable brekkie the next day. The kids will love these too.

1. Raspberry or strawberry overnight mug oats

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Ingredients 

2 cups of organic/gluten-free oats

2 cups of coconut/almond/oat milk

Four chopped raspberries/strawberries or both!

Heaped spoonful of chia seeds

Heaped tablespoon of coconut flakes

Teaspoon of vanilla/cinnamon extract

Heaped tablespoon of honey/rice syrup

What to do

1.  Layer in fruit, syrup and seed/nut/cereal ingredients.

2. Cover with your choice of milk.

3. Pop in the oats.

4. Leave overnight.

5. In the morning place  layer of crunchy granola on top. Tastes. Too. Good.

Other variations

2. Banana and peanut butter oats

2 cups of organic/gluten-free oats

2 cups of coconut/almond/oat milk

One ripe, chopped banana

Heaped spoonful of chia seeds

Loaded tablespoon of natural salted peanut butter

Loaded tablespoon of maple syrup

3. Overnight oats with cocoa powder

2 cups of organic/gluten-free oats

2 cups of coconut/almond/oat milk

One chopped pear

Heaped tablespoon of chia seeds

Heaped tablespoon of honey

Heaped tablespoon of cocoa powder (stir mixture before refrigerating)

4. Vanilla and lime oats

2 cups of organic oats

2 cups of coconut/almond/oat milk

Half of a chopped apple

Heaped spoonful of chia seeds

One teaspoon of vanilla extract

One teaspoon of lime zest

Heaped spoonful of honey

5. Kiwi and lemon oats

2 cups of organic oats

2 cups of coconut/almond/oat milk

One chopped banana

One kiwi peeled and diced

One teaspoon of a lemon

Heaped spoonful of chia seeds

A pinch of salt

Use the same directions for all recipes and they’ll keep in the fridge for up to five days. Simples.