Overnight Oats

Ingredients:

½ cup rolled oats

¼ cup plain yogurt

½ cup skim or 1% milk

Instructions:

Combine all three ingredients together 

Stir, cover, and refrigerate overnight

In the morning you can add any toppings you want

Examples: 

Any kind of fruit: berries, cherries, bananas, peach slices, apple chunks

Nuts: almonds, walnuts, pecans, cashews, hazelnuts

Extracts: vanilla, almond

Spices: cinnamon, nutmeg, apple pie spice, pumpkin pie spice

Shredded coconut

Allison's Thoughts:

I prefer eating oats this way verses hot oatmeal. For some reason I find this to be a much more filling breakfast than hot oatmeal. After leaving the combined ingredients in the fridge overnight, the yogurt really thickens up giving the entire bowl a great consistency. The two varieties I like the most are pictured below; in the first pic I topped my overnight oats with dark cherries and pecans. In the second pic, half a banana and walnuts.

Greg's Thoughts:

Add whey protein to increase total protein. Nut butters (Dark Chocolate from Peanut Butter & Co. is my fave) to increase total calories for those in a muscle gain phase. 


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