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Overnight oats with pear, berries and chia

This is a simple and delicious breakfast/snack. One of the reason why I love overnight oats is the shear simplicity of it. It all goes in one container, give it a stir and leave it there until the following day (or the day after in my case). You certainly do not need to heat overnight oats but I find it improves the flavor/texture.

1/2 cup jumbo oats*
1/2 cup rye flakes
1 teaspoon chia seeds
1 cup plant based milk (+ 1/4 cup extra when you are ready to eat)
1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
Pinch Himalayan salt
1 small pear, washed and cubed
1 tablespoon maple syrup/coconut sugar

Toppings: blueberries, chopped nuts (almond, cashews and hazelnuts are particularly recommended), cacao nibs, etc

* you can use regular by I prefer the texture of the jumbo oats

1. Add all of the ingredients to a mason jar (or a container with a tight fitting lid) and give it a good mix. Refrigerate overnight or for at least 4 hours.
2. Gently heat with a splash or two of plant based milk, add the toppings of your choice and enjoy.

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Marie-Eve Maitland Marie-Eve (pronounced the French way and, yes, you guessed it, Henry's wife) is our kitchen and food-wiz and is behind our healthy recipes and also manages our twitter account (get in touch!).  Having graduated in dietetics in Canada, Marie-Eve is passionate about eating, discovering new foods and leading a healthy lifestyle to make sure she in tip-top shape to look after her little girl, Elodie.Marie-Eve loves cooking (of course), weight training, yoga, walking, matcha green tea and chocolate (amongst other things).

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