Overnight oats are the quickest meal to prepare the night before and make a great breakfast choice or a snack. You can make them so many variations that would hard to make you bored. You can play with texture and flavors, add fruits, nuts, bits of chocolate. It always taste delicious.
Oats are also rich in fiber (insoluble and soluble), Phosphorus, Thiamine, Magnesium, and Zinc. They contain numerous components that have been proposed to promote health benefits. Beta-glucan (the primary type of soluble fiber in oats) has been researched to help slow digestion, increase satiety, and suppress appetite.
Also, did you know that other rich sources of beta-glucan include mushrooms and barley?
Recipe for one large portion, or 2 smaller ones:
Mix 1 cup of plant based milk
with one 1 cup of Oats
and 1 cup greek yogurt (or plant based if you are a vegan). Mix it well.
Add 1/2 teaspoon of vanilla extract,
and 1 teaspoon of cocoa powder.
Add 1 teaspoon of maple syrup (optional)
Top with nuts and semi sweet chocolate chips.
Cover it, keep in the in the fridge overnight, and enjoy in the morning.