Tropical Overnight Oatmeal

Tropical Overnight Oatmeal

Tropical Overnight OatmealIngredients:

1 Cup Oat flakes
1 Cup full fat coconut milk
1 Cup water
2 T Chia Seeds
2 ripe bananas
1 mango – chopped
Dash of cinnamon

Prepare the night before:

  1. The night before, put the oats, chia seeds, coconut milk and water into a glass jar (or your preferred container) and whisk well. Then mash banana with a fork and mix into the mixture. Close tightly with a lid and place in the fridge overnight.
  2. In the morning cut up fresh mango and place over oats, sprinkle with cinnamon. You can serve it in bowls or eat it straight from the jar.
  3. Enjoy!

Health Benefits:

  • Oatmeal: A staple breakfast food for hundreds (if not thousands of years) and for good reason. It is high in soluble fiber, protein and provides a body energy to lower blood cholesterol.
  • Chia Seeds:  These little seeds are packed with power. They are high in fiber, containing 10g in 2 tablespoons. They also contain Omega-3 fatty acids with 5g per 2 tablespoons.
  • Cinnamon: Studies have shown cinnamon can be used as a digestion aid, asthma inhibitor, and provide relief from menstrual or ulcer issues. Cinnamon contains iron, potassium, zinc, calcium and magnesium. Vitamin A and vitamins from the B group are also found in sticks