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Overnight Oats with Black Grapes and Almonds

Overnight Oats with Black Grapes and Almonds

When it comes to simple cooking, I am a huge fan. Just between you and I, I have a secret, organised compartment in my cookbook just for simple recipes. But simple doesn't have to mean boring. Because I don't ever put boring food on my table. If you are anything like me, you love cooking and take huge pride in what you produce. But sometimes, opting for a more simple recipe is not only great but required for our sanity. No judgment here - I totally understand!

Crushed almonds chia seeds and almond butter

I find simplifying even one meal a day helps tremendously. I always try to plan this for when I know I'm going to be busiest. For most of us, that's in the morning. Hence why I came up with this go to recipe. Let's take a look at how to go about making your own overnight oats. 

To make this recipe, you are going to need 5 minutes, yes, just 5 minutes! You will also need ingredients, a whisk, a bowl, and jar to pop your finished oats into. An added bonus for this recipe - next to no cleaning required after preparation! Also, no cooking needed! 

Dark grapes and oats in a bowl

This recipe is packed with goodness, because you know I would never bring you something that isn't good for you. In this recipe, we have almond butter, almond milk, crushed almonds, chia seeds, dark grapes, cinnamon, and of course, oats. I know what you are thinking - Wow, that's a lot of almonds! But it's okay because we have just the right amount. And almonds are so good for us! They contain a high source of protein, healthy fats, fibre, magnesium, and vitamin E. Among many other things, this recipe also gives us a good source of Omega-3 from the inclusion of chia seeds. 

Our bodies need each of these every day to function. So why not start your day off on a good note and feed some essential vitamins and minerals into your system? 

Overnight oats mix in a bowl

Overnight oats with black grapes and almonds are the perfect breakfast because they are:

  • High in natural protein - 11g per serve! Wow! 
  • High in dietary fibre - 8g per serve! 
  • SUPER easy to make.
  • Helps to make your mornings a little less stressful.
  • Super healthy.

Overnight oats are made, as you might guess, overnight. So this means you make them the night before you want to eat them. Which is great for a smooth morning to follow - simply pull your pre-made oats out of the fridge and eat them. I would recommend not storing your oats for more than 24-48 hours, as they may go super soggy (gross). This recipe will make 2 serves but if you are after a single serve, simply half the ingredients listed below. 

And enjoy! 

Did you like this recipe? Why not check out another great breakfast recipe that makes mornings a breeze - Chia Pudding with Roasted Almond and Cherry.

Overnight oats with black grapes and almond portrait

Ingredients
7
Prep time
5 minutes
Total time
Category: Breakfast
Serves 2
Diet Type: Vegan

Ingredients

For the Oats

  • 1 tbsp almond butter
  • 1 cup almond milk
  • 13 cup almonds (crushed)
  • 1 tbsp chia seeds
  • 12 tsp cinnamon ground
  • 12 cup dark grapes
  • 34 cup jumbo rolled oats

Directions

  1. Whisk together all ingredients in a medium sized bowl.
  2. Spoon the mixture into a jar with a lid and close it.
  3. Put it into the fridge for at least 4 hours, but preferably overnight before serving.

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