Breakfast is the most important meal of the day because it breaks your fast.When you’re awake your body gets food from time to time but when you’re asleep, it has no access to food for about seven hours, straight! No wonder you feel hungry when you wake up. Breakfast is also your body’s opportunity to load upon nutrients, vitamins, minerals, healthy fats,etc. so it can store energy needed to get through the rest of the day. Consequently, mornings are also a very busy time since you have to shower, dress up, and get everybody in the house moving to avoid being late for school or work.
If you’re not big on mornings and your day usually starts late in the afternoon, or if the first few hours of the day are hectic and it’s almost impossible to prepare a meal, then this breakfast recipe suits you! This recipe is loaded with ingredients that will give your body the nutrition and energy it needs. It’s very easy to prepare; you can even put it together the night before and just dig in the next morning.
The recipe is called “Overnight Oats” and if you read on, you will understand why it has that name. It’s an easy-to-prepare breakfast recipe that leaves you feeling full, keeps you healthy, and boosts your energy.
Why it Gives You Energy:
More than being a breakfast recipe that is fun and easy to prepare, it contains six grams of fiber and nine grams of protein that will leave you feeling strong and energized up until it’s time to eat the next meal of the day.
We listed the benefits of each delicious ingredient below:
Fresh berries help you feel full for a long period of time because it is packed with fiber. It also protects your body from inflammation and free radicals because of its superb antioxidant power. Almond Milk If you are lactose intolerant, don’t worry because you can drink almond milk as a substitute. It helps boost your body’s immune system, repair skin damage, and reduce/maintain your blood pressure.
can also make your muscles, skin, and organs stronger.
Raw Local Honey
Raw honey is loaded with ingredients that are advantageous to your body. It contains antioxidants, enzymes, and minerals such as iron, zinc, potassium, calcium, phosphorous, magnesium and selenium. Honey is also packed with vitamins (B6, thiamin, riboflavin, pantothenic acid and niacin) and contains nutraceuticals that helps offset damaging free radical activity. It is also good for your intestines because it encourages the growth of good bacteria.
Organic oats are an excellent source of antioxidants and helps bring down serum cholesterol levels in the body that’s why it’s great for your heart. You also feel full when you eat organic oats; thanks to the high amounts of dietary fiber that it contains. It is also ideal for those who are trying to lose weight because it has nutrients, low calories, and a small amount of fat.
This is good for people who are trying to maintain their blood sugar. It can also reduce hunger because it contains proteins and fiber that help increase satiety. Raw almonds contain a vast amount of nutrients such as fiber, protein, magnesium, manganese, copper, vitamin B2, vitamin E and fat.It can also help prevent cell damage because itispacked with antioxidants.
Finally, the recipe. Here is a list of the ingredients that we need for the Overnight Oats:
- ¼ cup fresh berries (strawberries, blueberries, raspberries, blackberries)
- 1 cup unsweetened almond milk
- 1 teaspoon raw local honey
- ½ cup organic oats
- ½ tablespoon sliced raw almonds
1. Pour the almond milk and honey in a jar. Add the oats, and mix.
2. Put the mixture in the refrigerator. Let it chill overnight.
3. The next morning, add some fresh berries and almonds before eating. Good morning! Take note: