Easy Overnight Oats – Breakfast is Served!
Want an easy breakfast the whole family will enjoy? Definitely consider easy overnight oats – super simple, incredibly delicious and so good for you too!
Are you like us? Is breakfast a mad dash out the door? Why is it so difficult to get breakfast together every morning?
You know, I’m just not sure!
Overnight Oats are a great timesaver and is super delicious. It doesn’t require any cooking and the toughest thing is to slice up some berries to toss on top.
Have you made overnight oats? I know it’s been a “thing” for a while now and like many things in life I’ve discovered it a little late, but hey… better late than never! And when you can enjoy a meal this delicious for breakfast, why not?
Yes this can be a total brunch thing – overnight oats would be deliciously served in small jelly jars and easily stored in the refrigerator. Make ahead so that’s a definite plus!
It’s also perfect for a weekday breakfast.
Why eat overnight oats?
- Oats are really good for you! Great source fiber oats fill you up fast and longer and can help you loose weight!
- As a whole grain, oats can help you lower your risk for diabetes (and you know I’m always talking about that!) and also help reduce your cholesterol.
- A bowl of oatmeal is a balanced meal contains lots of good nutrients, vitamins and minerals.
- If the reasons above don’t convince you – then how about this… oatmeal is delicious!
Here’s how simple making Overnight Oats is –
Measure equal parts of Oatmeal and liquid – such as milk, nut milk or even yogurt. Pour it over the oatmeal. Cover it and refrigerate overnight.
In the morning, simply slice and chop your favorite fruit. Add granola, chopped nuts or a spoonful of chia seeds and serve. It’s really that easy!
Top the oatmeal with ingredients you enjoy! This is a total make it your way type recipe! Don’t have strawberries? Use blueberries, sliced peaches or raspberries. Chia seeds not your thing? Chopped walnuts or pecans would be delicious. A spoonful of your favorite granola will add a nice crunch!
Don’t forget, breakfast is the most important meal of the day! 😀
Easy Overnight Oats
Want an easy breakfast the whole family will enjoy? Definitely consider easy overnight oats - super simple, incredibly delicious and so good for you too!
- 1 cup steel cut or old fashioned oatmeal
- 1 cup milk
- 1/4 cup sliced strawberries
- 1/4 cup granola
- 2 tsp chia seeds
Split the oatmeal between two bowls. Add 1/2 cup of milk to each bowl. Cover it and refrigerate overnight.
In the morning, slice and chop your favorite fruit. Top the oatmeal with granola, chopped nuts and/or a spoonful of chia seeds and serve. It's really that easy!
I wanted to share one more thing – if you’re wondering what the difference is between regular oatmeal and steel cut oats? I found this article to be super informative! Basically they are processed differently, rolled vs. chopped and because of that have different healthy benefits.
Here are a couple more of my favorite meals for breakfast – I really enjoy this Avocado Toast Breakfast Sandwich– super savory and the poached egg makes a delicious sauce, YUM! If you like things sweet, then definitely try this recipe for Very Berry Egg Bake – it will hit all the right notes!