|5 min||8 h||1|
|1/3 cup||Rolled oats, dry|
|3/4 cup||Almond milk, unsweetened (or water)|
|1 tbsp||Flaxseed meal (ground)|
|2 tbsp||Whey protein powder, unflavoured (or choice of vegan protein powder)|
|2 tbsp||Almond flour/meal, Bob's Red Mill|
|2 date(s)||Dates (pitted, chopped)|
|1 tsp||Honey (optional)|
1. Combine oats, almond milk, flaxseed meal, protein powder, almond flour, dates, cinnamon and honey (optional) together in a bowl or other small container with a lid (wide-mouth mason jars work well).
2. Mix well and store overnight in the fridge. In the morning, top with your favourite fruits and enjoy!
You can make a double or triple batch. Overnight oats are good for 3 days in the fridge.
Choose Ceylon cinnamon that is safer for consumption. It's also known as true cinnamon. It can be found in health food stores, and also on Amazon.
Choose high quality grass-fed whey or sprouted/ fermented vegan proteins that are easier to digest. Some good brands include Genuine Health, Sunwarrior, Garden of Life, Vega, and Manitoba Harvest.
Contain a soluble fiber called beta-glucan that helps to reduce bad LDL cholesterol, balance blood sugar and keep you regular.
High in antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties, and helps to improve insulin sensitivity.