Overnight Oats have been around for years and have been a staple of many peoples lives for a long time. However they have had a resurgence recently with health and fitness experts featuring this great breakfast more. These oats are fantastic to start your day off with. This is just one overnight oats recipe. We have some in our notebook which we will share with you are real soon. MyProtein rolled oats and their amazing tasting peanut butter are the prime ingredients for this recipe. The protein kick in this recipe comes from the protein dessert and peanut butter in this recipe.
Why are oats so important for us? Most people know that having oats for breakfast is healthier than cereal or other breakfast options but not everyone knows the reasons. With following a healthy eating and fitness regime now we have come to learn of the importance of certain foods in our diets.
Oats are slow releasing carbohydrates. So they release energy not only in the morning but into the afternoon. So you wont get a sudden peak in your energy and then crash and burn before lunchtime. Oats are also good sources of Iron, Fibre, Vitamin B1 and Selenium. These are an all-round great food which we need to eat more of in our diets.
This recipe makes 1 serving. Just up-scale the ingredients to make however much you need. If you are not after a protein boost you can simply replace the chocolate pudding protein mix with the equivilent of greek or natural yoghurt and 1tbsp cocoa powder.
50g MyProtein® Rolled Oats
30g MyProtein® Peanut Butter
60g Natural or Greek Yoghurt
1tsp Vanilla Extract
1tbsp Natural Honey
70ml MyProtein® Chocolate Protein Dessert (made per instructions)
Pyrex Mixing Bowl
Glass for serving