Everyone knows that when you’re trying to lose weight, it is important to eat a healthy breakfast to set your body in the right mode throughout the day. Yet it can be difficult to find a breakfast that is both filling and nutritious, without loading you up on carbs or sugars early in the day. And then once you find a breakfast that works for you, the next hurdle is finding ways to mix it up a bit so you don’t get bored by eating the same thing, morning after morning.
Let us introduce you to overnight oats. This breakfast option is a wonderful choice for many reasons: it is easy and fast to make, requiring some prep before you go to bed and absolutely no work from you in the morning, and it is full of health benefits. Overnight oats help you feel full throughout the day, are high in fiber and promote heart health. Plus, there are many, many various ways to prepare overnight oats, so you can eat them for breakfast seven mornings a week and still try something new every day.
Here Are Our Favorite Overnight Oats Recipes:
1.Overnight Oats In A Jar
This more basic recipe for overnight oats is great for when you are first starting out. To make it, you simply add oats, almond milk, chia seeds, fruit and sweetener to a jar, shake it and let it sit overnight.
Get the full recipe: Skinny Taste
2. Cinnamon Roll Overnight Oats
This recipe is great if you love cinnamon. It ends up tasting like a cinnamon roll, and only needs oats, milk, yogurt, flax seeds, cinnamon and maple syrup to make.
Get the full recipe: Eat This
3. Lemon, Thyme & Honey Overnight Oats
For those who like to be a little more adventurous in their breakfast options, this lemon, thyme and honey oats recipe is a great option. You just need oats, yogurt, milk, lemon zest, lemon juice, vanilla, honey and thyme to make it.
Get the full recipe: Breakfast Drama Queen
4. Oatmeal Cookie Overnight Oats
This recipe actually comes out tasting just like an oatmeal cookie. It uses oats, almond milk, yogurt, almond butter, dark brown sugar, cinnamon and optional raisins and/or walnuts.
Get the full recipe: Jar Of Lemons
5. Cold Brew Coffee Overnight Oats
If you can never get enough coffee in the mornings, you’re going to want to try this recipe. To make it, you mix together oats, cold brew coffee, vanilla almond milk, vanilla protein powder, chia seeds and optional maple syrup, then let sit overnight.
Get the full recipe: Love And Zest