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Recipe; Overnight Oats

22nd May 2013

Breakfast is one of my favorite meals of the day. On days when I know I will,spend ages on my outfit, hair and makeup, be rushing out the door and breakfast will be at the bottom of my priority list I prepare a secret weapon the night-before. Behold; Overnight Oats. A perfect mix of creamy yogurt, your favorite fruit toppings and of course oats!

Ingredients;

  • 1/2 Cup Oats 
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  • 2/3 Cup Almond Milk (or milk of your choice)
  • 1 tablespoon Greek/Low fat yogurt. (I like it plain but you can pick the flavor you like)
  • 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon, vanilla essence or honey. (you can add whatever flavouring you like- My favourite is cinnamon)
  • Fruit for topping

***Tips
  • You can add more or less milk and yoghurt depending on the texture you like the best. 

Ready in:

  • 5 minutes preparation, 4 hours (or overnight) to set, 5 minutes to eat!

Directions:

  • Mix all of the ingredients in an air tight container and leave in the fridge over night. (I like to use an empty jar or a Tupperware box)
  • The next morning add on your toppings; yoghurt, fresh fruit, nuts, seeds, flax-seed etc. 
    *My FAVORITE topping is 1/2 apple and 1/2 banana chopped up and heated in the microwave for about 90sec. The hot fruit with the cold oats is amazing!
  • Either eat them straight from the jar or pop them in a bowl.
***Tips  
  • I like to layer mine in the jar (mostly because it looks pretty) Oats, yoghurt, fruit, repeat!
  • I usually use half the fruit in the Oats and keep the other half to go on top in the morning!
  • Use a nearly empty peanut butter or jam jar so you get all the yummyness from the sides of the jar mixed with the oats!
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Overnight oats, melted banana&apple and fresh strawberries

This recipe is the simplest most delicious thing you will ever eat- Plus who doesn't like eating out of a jar!?!

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Ash xxx

About Me

My name is Ash; I am A 22 year old health addict who is in a love triangle with a clean, nutritious, healthy, lifestyle and lazy days, yummy food and cocktails! I am not someone who will get up before work at 6am to go for a run on the beach (even though I would love to be!!) but I am someone who has found a balance...

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