Breakfast Recipes

Overnight Chia Seed Pudding + Overnight Oats (only takes 5 minutes to make)

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Since I discovered overnight chia pudding & overnight oats a week ago… I haven’t had anything else for breakfast. I change the toppings all the time, so it’s not the exact same breakfast every morning. It feels like I’m eating dessert every morning! It’s so healthy & packed with good nutrients which keep me full until my mid-morning snack or lunch! It makes me excited to wake up in the morning too!!

Making it the night before takes literally 5 minutes. In the morning, you take it out of the fridge, add your toppings & it’s ready to be devoured within 2 minutes 🙂

First of all… how do you make the chia seed pudding & overnight oats? It’s super easy!

Ingredients: 
Chia seed pudding
1/4 cup chia seeds
1 cup milk

Overnight oats 
1 cup oats
1 cup milk

Toppings
1/4 cup blueberries
1/2 banana
Organic Trader Joes Peanut Butter (or any other PB)
Almonds

I used Quaker Oats & Trader Joes Chia Seeds!

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1. The night before, I get two mason jars. One for the oats & the other for Chia seeds. I add the 1/4 cup chia seeds with a cup of milk into a mason jar. I mix it around & I leave it in the fridge overnight (about 8 hours). Same with the overnight oats! I add 1 cup of oats with a cup of milk into the other mason jar. I mix it around & leave it in the fridge overnight.

2. The next morning, I take it out and mix both around with a chopstick (because I’m asian). Most of the milk gets absorbed by the oats & chia seeds. It’s so cool! The chia seeds can expand to up to 10 times it’s normal size & it’s easier to digest too!

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3. Now that the overnight oats & chia seed pudding are ready to be eaten. Here are some of my favorite ingredients to add!

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4. I usually take about 2 big spoonfuls of the chia pudding + 3 big spoonfuls of the overnight oats and put it in a separate bowl. I get full pretty easily from this. I can’t eat a huge bowl of this!

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5. I add my fruits on top. Here I have blueberries & half a banana. I ate the other half on it’s own 🙂

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6. Then I add my two FAVORITE, I emphasize FAVORITE toppings. 1 tbsp organic salted peanut butter and almonds. 10 almonds to be exact!

WHY are they my favorite two toppings? I change my fruits around, but the peanut butter & almonds can’t go.
Peanut Butter: The peanut butter gives it less of a milky/oatmeal texture to me. I love peanut butter on my toast & bananas in general. When I put it in the chia pudding & overnight oats, it tastes amazing. The PB taste is strong so it enhances the whole meal.
Almonds: Instead of have soft food in every bite, I eat an almond with it. Something is super satisfying when I get to have that crunch.

Of course everyone has their favorite tastes to add into foods, but those two are my favorites in this recipe!

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7. Then, mix it all up & enjoy this simple & easy breakfast. Keeping you full & packed with healthy fats, antioxidants, omega-3s & fiber!
Here is a picture before I mixed it all up. I ate it all in 5 minutes, oops.

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Nutrition Facts Per Serving
Serves: 1
Serving Size: 1 bowl
Calories: 404
Fat: 18 grams (don’t worry, it’s healthy fats. It’s essential!)
Carbs: 32 grams
Dietary Fiber: 9 grams
Protein: 10 grams

Try it with sliced apples + cinnamon. Use jam if you don’t like peanut butter. Change it around!! I’ve been trying different combinations such as using pineapples, strawberries, raspberries, etc. Also, I’ve added a bit of chocolate before. YUM. Seriously like a morning dessert you don’t need to feel guilty about!

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