Amazing Blueberry Overnight Oats

When I first began looking into vegetarian breakfast options, I would stumble upon overnight oats. I didn't understand the concept of them at first. It didn't make sense to me. Why would one person want to eat cold oatmeal?

I mean seriously? I would take the time to prepare it the night prior, put it in the fridge, and then eat it just as that? No thanks! Didn't sound like my cup of tea. But I finally gave it a try one day, and I am  a tad upset with myself that I didn't hop onto this special breakfast option sooner.


Firstly, let me point out that breakfast option keeps FULL. If you have been following me for a while, then you know I'm not big on small meals. I don't like to snack much, so I prefer meals that are going to tie me over for a while. Honey! This will definitely keep you fueled for a while. Not to mention, it's packed with protein, iron, and the greatness of fiber.

Ingredients: 
1 cup rolled oats
1/2 cup almond milk
1/2 cup of blueberry flavored yogurt (plain yogurt or vanilla works good too)
1 cup of fresh blueberries
1 mason jar

Directions: 
-Take your mason jar and add your rolled oats
-Add the yogurt to your oats
-Mix in your fresh blueberries. I like to divide the bluberries evenly between the oats and yogurt. Kind of like creating layers.
-Pour your almond milk into the mason jar on top of your mixture.
-If you like, you can top of the remainder of your oats with blueberries if you haven't used them all
-Allow your oats to sit overnight or at least 8 hours. This will allow the yogurt and almond milk to saturate the oats

If you want for this breakfast to have a little more to offer in nutrients, add some chia seeds. Chia seeds are a great additions to overnight oats. They're another great source of protein, fiber, and Omega-3 fatty acids. Simply put, overnight oats gives you nearly half of the nutrients you'd need and it's only been the start of the day.


Trust me when I say cold oatmeal isn't bad at all. There are tons of recipes that can be found. Each have it's own flare. I've seen some recipes that doesn't use yogurt at all, and will only use maple syrup or honey. It really just depends on what you're aiming for.

Hope you guys will give it a try!


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