Oats are well known for their anti-inflammatory and metabolism boosting properties, making oatmeal one of the best breakfasts to eat regularly for weight loss. However, if you’re fond of meal prepping, overnight oats are a great addition to your morning that you can make the evening before to eat when you’re on the go during your busy day. There’s no shortage of ways to prepare your overnight oats, but in order to maximize health benefits and flavor, these are the four easy and delicious recipes you need to be trying this week to contribute to healthy weight loss without depriving yourself of flavor.
Peanut Butter Overnight Oats
In moderation, peanut butter can be great for weight loss as it is packed with healthy fats and protein which can help to help to keep you full and manage overeating. This recipe is loaded with 15g of protein and a serving of fruit to fuel your morning for healthy weight loss in no time.
Ingredients: Almond milk, chia seeds, salted peanut butter, maple syrup, gluten-free rolled oats, sliced banana and strawberries
Blueberry Lemon Overnight Oats
Blueberries are known for their antioxidant content, making them great for cutting through inflammation and providing your body with a slew of vitamins and minerals to support your overall health. The lemon in this recipe provides a tangy twist which will provide a boost to your breakfast, proving that eating for weight loss doesn’t have to be boring.
Ingredients: Greek yogurt, rolled oats, almond milk, lemon juice, frozen blueberries, chia seeds, vanilla extract, salt, honey or maple syrup
Healthy Strawberry Overnight Oats
Coming together in just five minutes, this recipe is a decadent yet healthy morning treat! Loaded with fiber to help streamline digestion and chia seeds for an extra boost of protein, this overnight oats dish will quickly become a morning staple for getting your fruits in with some healthy carbs.
Ingredients: Rolled oats, chia seeds, flax seeds, almond milk, maple syrup, strawberries, nuts & seeds (optional)
Pumpkin Pie Overnight Oats
If you want a taste of pumpkin pie without going through the trouble of baking, this recipe will be your new favorite. This overnight oat dish is full of fiber and contains 10g of protein and 250 calories, making it a worthy addition to your weight loss lineup so you never feel deprived of delicious flavor.
Ingredients: Rolled oats, milk, pumpkin puree, chopped pecans, maple syrup, chia seeds, pumpkin pie spice, vanilla extract, saly