OVERNIGHT OATS

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OVERNIGHT OATS – Banana, Strawberry and Vanilla

This is a great breakfast alternative that you can prepare the night before and take with you to work. You can create different flavours depending on what you like and create variety so you don’t get bored.
You can use any jar or nutri bullet cup with lid so they are easily portable.

To make these all you have to do is mix the ingredients the night before, shake them up and leave them overnight; ready for the morning

INGREDIENTS –

½ cup jumbo oats (50g roughly)
½ cup almond milk or alternative (100mls oat milk, the rest water to make ½ cup)
1 small ripe banana (75g roughly)
50g chopped strawberries
1 Tbsp milled flaxseed (7g roughly)
¼ tsp cinnamon
¼ tsp nutmeg
¼ tsp vanilla bean paste
20g chopped walnuts (optional)

METHOD

Add all the ingredients into a jar or container – shake them all together then put them in the fridge.
You can add the walnuts the next day if you like.

Add more almond milk if you desire in the morning

NUTRITION

TOTAL 368 kcals (no walnuts)
Carbs 70g
Fat 7g
Protein 9g

You can also add a scoop of protein powder to make it more filling

NUTRITION WITH PROTEIN POWDER (no walnuts)
TOTAL 485kcals
Carbs 72g
Fat 9g
Protein 34g

You can lower the calories but replacing the banana with raspberries or blueberries.