When it comes to making breakfast in the morning it can often be difficult to find the motivation and there is never enough time before you have to rush out the door. Overnight oats can be a solution to the hectic morning routine. Prep your oats the night before and all you have to do is grab a spoon and you're on your way to a tasty breakfast and well-fueled day. This is a nutritious way to start your day as well as enjoy some of the wonderful fruits that arrive every week in your Boston Organics box.
If you have never tried overnight oats before they are very simple to make and create a wonderful base for a variety of tasty toppings. The basic structure is to soak the oats oats in your favorite kind of milk (you can even mixin yogurt if you want!). Then you place the container in the fridge overnight and add whatever toppings you would like in the morning and voila: you have the perfect breakfast.
This recipe calls for a nice layer of blueberries and oats to create a parfait of sorts. If made in a clear container this will be as appealing to the eyes as it is to eat! Blueberries provide a wonderful summer flavor and are also full of anitoxidants to make this extra healthy. The crunch of the almonds gives this recipe the perfect texture.
What could be a better way to start a summer day then some beautiful peaches on top of oats with a little splash of cream? With the hot summer days a cool option to begin your morning is the way to go. Slice the peaches into bite size pieces, add them to your oats, grab a spoon and you are ready to go. This is a great breakfast to take on your morning commute.
The crisp taste of apple mixed with cinnamon and maple syrup is not a new flavor combination but when added to overnight oats it makes for a comforting way to start your morning. By adding some of the cinnamon and maple in the night before lets the oats soak up that flavor. Not that we want to rush summer but this recipe should help make the coming of fall seem a little more delicious.
Experiment with different toppings and what kind of liquids you soak your oats in overnight: the possibilities are endless. While these make for a wonderful breakfast, they can be enjoyed at any time of the day, and would be a great lunch or afternoon snack as well. We hope you enjoy this fun way to enjoy oats and all the different topping combinations!