Overnight Oats Using Your Seasonal Superfoods

The fall season brings mankind many amazing fruits and vegetables to give you an exciting new look at mealtime. These seasonal edibles are nutritious and tasty, with a variety of ways that they can be prepared, and they can be paired with some of the healthiest foods on the planet very easily. One pairing that is great for you, is with oats. These heart-supporting grains are filling and will give you the right start to your day. To explore this wonderful pairing, this article will contain a few recipes with overnight oats using your favorite seasonal superfoods. 

Butternut Squash Overnight Oats

Ingredients:

  • ¼ cup of butternut squash puree
  • ⅔ cup overnight soaked whole oats (in the milk)
  • 1 cup milk of any kind
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1 tsp cinnamon
  • Yogurt and honey (fruit chunks are optional)

Instructions:

  1. Heat and flip the squash in a microwave for 1-minute intervals 5 times until soft. Mash until no lumps remain.
  2. Put squash in a sealable jar with other ingredients and shake thoroughly. 
  3. Chill the mixture in the refrigerator.  
  4. When you are ready to eat it, simply reheat for a delicious and easy meal. 
  5. Toppings are optional 

Chocolate Cranberry Overnight Oats

Ingredients:

  • ⅔ cup overnight soaked whole oats (in the milk)
  • 1 cup milk of any kind
  • 1 ½ tbsp crushed or chopped chocolate
  • 1 tbsp sliced organic almonds
  • ½ cup of freshly crushed cranberries or sliced dried cranberries

Instructions:

  1. Put soaked oats in a bowl.
  2. Stir in chocolate and almonds. 
  3. Add in the cranberries 
  4. Eat fresh and save leftovers in a sealable jar.

Apple Hemp Seed Overnight Oats

Ingredients:

  • ⅔ cup overnight soaked whole oats (in the milk)
  • 1 cup milk of any kind
  • ⅔ cups of cubed apples 
  • ½ tsp cinnamon
  • ¼ tsp nutmeg
  • 2 tsp vanilla
  • 1 ½ tbsp hempseed

Instructions:

  1. Put soaked oats in a bowl.
  2. Add spices and vanilla.
  3. Stir in cubed apples.
  4. Top with hemp seed.
  5. You can try adding raw walnuts or roasted cashews. 

Sweet Potato Overnight Oats

Ingredients:

  • ⅔ cup overnight soaked whole oats (in the milk)
  • 1 cup milk of any kind
  • ½ cup vanilla organic yogurt
  • ½ microwaved sweet potato 
  • ½ tsp cinnamon
  • ¼ tsp nutmeg

Instructions:

  1. Microwave the sweet potato for about 3 – 5 minutes until soft. 
  2. Let it cool down, then cut the potato into small cubes. 
  3. Put soaked oats in a bowl.
  4. Add spices and vanilla.
  5. Add in cubed potato

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