Blueberry Overnight Oats

Blueberry Overnight Oats

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This blueberry overnight oats recipe not only takes exactly 1 minute to make, it’s also totally creamy and decadent.

This is currently my favourite way to make overnight oats. I have been loving it so much lately! Blueberries are amazing for many reasons, including the fact that they are very rich in antioxidants & vitamins and they are very low in calories. They also taste like a dream!

This easy recipe is gluten-free, dairy-free, soy-free and raw vegan. It’s also a well balanced breakfast! It contains healthy essential fats, good carbs and plant based protein.

Nothing like a well balanced, healthy, delicious breakfast that prepares itself while you are sleeping!

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Why are soaked oats better than cooked oats?

Soaked grains are easier to digest when soaked and therefore the nutrients in them are more easily absorbed.

Becauseā€¦ when you soak (culture) grains, the antinutrients, phytates and hard-to-digest parts in the grains are broken down.

Why chia oats?

I like to add chia seeds to my oats pre-soak because they are full of healthy fats & protein and are so delicious when soaked. Seeds are also easier to digest when soaked just like grains.

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Ingredients:

-1/2 cup rolled oats
-1/2 cup water
-2 teaspoons chia seeds
-1/2 cup blueberries (fresh or frozen)
-2 teaspoons nut butter (almond, cashew or macadamia)
-1 teaspoon ground vanilla powder/ pure vanilla extract
-1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
-2 teaspoons 100% pure maple syrup (or to taste)

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Instructions:

-mix the oats, water, chia seeds, blueberries, nut butter, vanilla & cinnamon together in a jar and stir until well blended

-place a lid on the jar and pop into the fridge to soak overnight (at least 8 hours)

-once soaked, add the pure maple syrup to personal taste

-eat and enjoy!

Suggested toppings:

-1 teaspoon nut butter (I like macadamia or almond nut butter)

-1 tablespoon raw nuts (I like cashew nuts or almonds)

How to eat overnight oats:

-eat out of the jar with a spoon

-pop the sealed jar into your bag with a spoon and eat on-the-go

-pour soaked oats into a bowl and eat

-warm soaked oats on the stove in a pot (like you would cook regular oats) for a few minutes until heated

Made with love by Liezl Jayne xo

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