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Get-Up-And-Go Overnight Oats

Get-Up-And-Go Overnight Oats

Get-Up-And-Go Overnight Oats

Get-Up-And-Go Overnight Oats. This is a great basic recipe because it’s so simple: it means you can truly listen to your hunger, as this pot of goodness can be taken with you to be eaten when your hunger grows. Make a whole batch of these oat pots so you’ve got some delicious healthy meals ready ahead of a busy week.

Prep time: 5 minutes (plus overnight soaking)

Serves 1

 

¹⁄3 cup (80 ml) milk

¹⁄3 cup (95 g) Greek-style yoghurt

¹⁄3 cup (35 g) rolled (porridge) oats

2 teaspoons honey

1 teaspoon natural vanilla extract

2 tablespoons mixed seeds, such as linseeds (flaxseeds), sunflower seeds, pepitas (pumpkin seeds) and chia seeds

¹⁄3 cup (45 g) frozen berries (optional)

 

Stir together the milk, yoghurt, oats, honey, vanilla and mixed seeds in a jar. Top with the frozen berries (if using) and let it soak in the fridge for at least 3 hours or preferably overnight.

 

Tips

You can experiment and swap the honey for half a shredded apple or 1 tablespoon of raisins or currants, add a handful of chopped nuts or play around and add different seasonal fruit. If you don’t have frozen fruit, fresh chopped or a bit of dried fruit is great.

• Look for a Greek-style yoghurt with probiotics.

Use certified gluten-free oats if you need to make it gluten free and nut milk or coconut yoghurt to make it dairy free and vegan. 

 

This is an edited extract from The Nude Nutritionist by Lyndi Cohen, published by Murdoch Books, distributed by Allen & Unwin, NZ RRP $39.99

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