If you have followed me for any length of time on Instagram, you know that my faaavorite food is oatmeal. I have oatmeal every single day, in some way. Usually in the form of overnight oats. It's so versatile and easy to change up the flavors. Below you will find my base recipe for the infamous oaties that stole my heart.
Overnight Oatmeal Base Recipe:
1/3 cup rolled oatmeal
2 tablespoon chia seeds (I use Salba brand)
1 teaspoon hemp seeds
1 teaspoon turmeric
dash black pepper (to help the body absorb turmeric)
1 serving protein powder (this can be one or two scoops depending on the brand you use)
Stir and cover with non-dairy milk of choice. Keep in mind that it will thicken up, so add enough milk so that it is a little more liquid than you would typically enjoy. Once stirred, refrigerate overnight (up to 5 days)
It really is that simple! You can do MANY variations such as adding cinnamon or cacao powder. You can add in shredded zucchini or pumpkin puree for more volume and more nutritional value.
Topping choices are endless. I usually top with fresh fruit of some kind, nuts and/or nut butter and raw pumpkin seeds. Don't add your toppings until the morning of or they will get soggy!