Recipe: Overnight Oats with Blackberries

One thing I have always been really bad about is eating breakfast. In elementary and middle school, my dad would literally cut up a banana and put peanut butter on each little piece to try and get me to eat SOMETHING (Thanks, Dad!) — I think my parents even resorted to Carnation Instant Breakfasts (AKA chocolate milk) at one point so I’d have something in my system.

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Overnight oats have been all the rage on Pinterest of the last year or so and, since I have a ton of oats from making homemade dog treats, I thought I’d give it a whirl. To be honest, after searching for recipes, I was little overwhelmed and I feel like a lot of the articles/posts I read were like, “just throw whatever you want in there.” I needed a little more direction and found a recipe on Skinnytaste that I settled on. I changed it a little bit and ended up really enjoying it this morning!

Overnight Oats with Blackberries (adapted from Skinnytaste)

Ingredients:

-1/4 cup quick oats

-1/2 cup unsweetened almond milk

-1/2 small banana, sliced

-1/2 tbsp chia seeds

-1/2 a container of blackberries (package was 6 oz.)

-2 packets Pure Via stevia

-pinch cinnamon
Directions:

1-Place all the ingredient in a sealable container (I used a mason jar; functional and pretty!)

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2-Shake, cover and refrigerate overnight.

3-Remove from the refrigerator about an hour before eating (this is optional; I wanted it to be close to room temperature).

4-Enjoy!

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If I can keep my life together, I’m hoping I can continue to do this, at least during the week.

What do you eat for breakfast? Do you have any overnight oats recipes to share?

Have a great day!

-Lindsey

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