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Overnight Oats: Recipes For Weight Loss

Overnight oats is a recipe pumped with flavours, nutrients, protein and healthy carbs. It isn’t only delicious but also has low calories that help you to stay slim and stylish.

Overnight oats

If you are new here or don’t have an idea about what overnight oats are, then let me tell you first, it is a non-cooking way to make oatmeal. You just have to soak rolled oats with milk, water or yogurt and fruits of your choice and set it in the refrigerator for the whole night. That’s it!

Your morning breakfast is ready in no time, which is low in calories, rich in flavour and nutrients and will keep you full for a longer duration. It doesn’t only helps to shed weight but have many other health benefits too.

Here I’m sharing a few quick oatmeal recipes for weight loss. Keep on reading to know more about overnight oat benefits and more.

How to make overnight oats

Making overnight oatmeal is as quick as pouring your favourite cereal with fruits and milk. You need to pick your favourite fruits and nuts, oats and yogurt or milk. Mix it all together in bowl and set it in refrigerator.

You can also try making different flavours so that you don’t get bored. Remember if you have pcos related weight gain then avoid using cow milk and prefer plant-based milk. Soya milk or almond milk are the best options when you specifically want to avoid hormonal imbalance.

So, let’s check out the time and money saving healthy overnight oats recipes. I’ll tell you more about how and when to eat oats for weight loss later.

Overnight oats recipes

Overnight oats recipes for weight loss

Here I have shared 7 recipes that will make your one week breakfast super easy and delicious that will provide lots nutrition, antioxidants and will keep you energetic

1. Almond

  • Take 1/2 cup almond mild for single serving
  • 1/3 cup old fashioned rolled oats
  • 1/2-1tsp maple syrup or honey. Avoid sweeteners or take stevia if you have PCOS.
  • 1tsp 100% cocoa powder
  • 1tsp sliced almonds
  • 1/2 banana sliced

2. Strawberry

  • 1/2 cup almond or soya milk
  • 1/3 cup rolled oats
  • 1/2 cup fresh or frozen chopped or sliced strawberries
  • 2 tsp Greek yogurt
  • 1/8 tsp vanilla essence
  • 1 tsp sliced almonds

3. Bluberry

  • 1/2 cup almond or soya milk
  • 1/3 cup rolled oats
  • 1/2 cup fresh or frozen blueberries
  • 2tsp chopped walnuts
  • 1/4 tsp ground cinnamon

4. Raspberry Lemon

  • 1/2 cup almond or soya milk
  • 1/3 cup rolled oats
  • 1/2 cup fresh or frozen raspberries
  • 2tsp Greek yogurt or vanilla Greek yogurt
  • 1tsp lemon zest
  • 1-2 tsp almonds sliced

5. Peanut butter and jam

  • 1/2 cup almond or soya milk
  • 1/3 cup rolled oats
  • 1/2 cup fresh or frozen chopped or sliced strawberries
  • 1tsp peanut butter
  • 1tsp chopped peanuts
  • 1tsp strawberry jam. If you have diabetes or PCOS then avoid adding jam completely
  • 1 tsp chia seeds

6. Peanut butter cup

  • 1/2 cup almond or soya milk
  • 1/3 cup rolled oats
  • 1tsp peanut butter
  • 1tsp chopped peanut
  • 1tsp grounded flaxseeds
  • 1/2 banana sliced

7. Peach pie

  • 1/2 cup almond or soya milk
  • 1/3 cup rolled oats
  • 1/2 fresh or frozen diced peaches
  • 1 tsp grounded flaxseed
  • 2tsp chopped pecans
  • 1/4 tsp grounded cinnamon or cinnamon powder
  • 1/8 tsp of vanilla extract

Instructions

  • Take a 15-ounce mason jar and pour the milk
  • Add in oats and all your natural sweeteners if you are opting for,
  • Now add the remaining fruits, nuts and other favourite toppings ( if you are using banana, then add it just before eating your meals so they don’t turn brown or mushy)
  • Cover it with lid and shake well. Put it in the refrigerator at least 4 hours before eating. And you can store it up to 3-4 days.

How to eat overnight oats? Warm or cold?

Well it’s totally up to you, you can have it either way cold or warm. If you prefer the cold version then just shake the jar and add a little fresh milk and give it a mix. Add freshly sliced banana and grab a spoon to eat your favourite and healthy breakfast.

And if you want to enjoy a warm breakfast then open the mason jar add a little fresh milk and microwave it for 45 seconds. Stir. Now add freshly sliced banana and enjoy.

Are overnight oats healthy?

Being rich in fiber and protein, overnight oats offer a variety of health benefits. They also contain many vitamins and minerals, some of which include manganese, phosphorus, magnesium, copper, iron and zinc. This makes overnight oats healthy for your gut as well as overall health and wellness.

Is Overnight Oats good for weight loss?

Well, oats are absolutely comfort food and also help in weight loss. Choose mindfully your portion size, low or no sweeteners and high-calorie toppings.

To lose extra pounds you can add extra fiber to your meal by adding carrots and zucchini.

What is the best time to eat oats for weight loss?

Oats are a rich source of fibre and protein that make this staple perfect to drop some pounds. Eating this whole grain in the morning helps to boost metabolism and quickly convert food into energy.

A protein-rich food help in losing weight because it keeps you full for long timeand reduces urge to snack. High fiber content in oats help to digest food properly.

Oats helps you to stay energetic the whole day by providing nutrient-rich meal and prevent to consume extra calories and thus help in losing weight in healthy way.

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