Friday 6 May 2016

Making Home Link Up #29: How To Make Overnight Oats

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Hello you crafty lot. No guest poster this week. I am here to rave to you about my new discovering for super easy breakfast times!

Recently I have been on a bit of a lifestyle shake up. As I am now working from home and being a full time Mummy, I have found a need to change things up a bit, increase my energy and productivity levels and reduce my stress levels. I have gradually changed my eating habits over the last year, very slowly (but hopefully permanently) lost 2.5stone (16kg) and I'm working on becoming fitter; yes I have ACTUALLY been exercising! 

Part of my little re-jig in lifestyle has been making life easier and I have discovered overnight oats. I am sure you have seen these all over the place along with some intricate recipes with all sorts but I am all about keeping it simple. They are great to grab out of the fridge in the morning and the Little B's love them too.
The concept is simple. Soak some oats in a little milk with some yoghurt on top with the addition of your favourite fruits, seeds or nuts. At first, I enjoyed them with a handful of frozen blueberries and a little honey. In the last couple of weeks I have been enjoying them with some super sweet and juicy strawberries. They are incredibly yummy so I thought I would share with you how to make them. You can put them in any sort of container with a lid but I have just washed out a couple of jars that would otherwise have been thrown out. All about reduce, re-use and recycle ;-) . So here is your recipe to simply sweet and super strawberry overnight oats. 
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  1. Replies
    1. They are delicious and more importantly, easy to make!

  2. sounds yummy - must try this.

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    1. Do you think you will give it a go? They are yummy.

  4. I have never had oats like this...only in a biscuit ha ha. This sounds scrummy. Might give it a go x #MakingHome

    1. Until this, oats in biscuits were also my only source hehe.

  5. I've never tried overnight oats...might give them a whirl. My daughter & I love porridge in the morning, especially with mashed banana & honey stirred in. She's been eating banana porridge since she was about a year old and now she's six. Still not bored of it! Oats are so good for you :) Thanks again for hosting #makinghome

    1. It is such a great way to start the day. Baby B has always love porridge too. He now enjoys these. Let me know if you give them a go.

  6. They do sound tasty, and I love the idea of having it all ready for the morning - will make mornings a lot easier :) Thanks for hosting #makinghome

    1. Having something ready that I can just grab out of the fridge is absolutely the icing on the cake. Little Bs like them too.