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Overnight oats with pear, berries and chia

Overnight oats with pear, berries and chia

Posted by Marie-Eve Maitland on 21st Nov 2016

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 flavour/texture.

Ingredients 

  • 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

Directions 

  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.