Introduction: Overnight Patriotic Oats
These overnight oats are patriotic! Why? Because they are red, white and blue of course! They are cool and creamy and filled with healthy, yummy, super foods, and the best part is, you don't have to do anything in the morning! Just layer everything in the jar the night before, and put it in the fridge!
Mason jars with lids.
For each jar:
1/2 cup of old fashioned oats
1/2 cup of milk
1 tablespoon of chia seeds
1 tablespoon of hemp seeds
1 tablespoon of ground flax seeds
1/4 tsp of cinnamon
1/4 cup of Greek yogurt
1/4 cup of chopped strawberries
1/4 cup of blueberries
2 tablespoons of honey
(2 teaspoons of brown sugar, if you're feeling naughty!)
Step 1: Jars
Get your clean empty mason jars with lids.
Step 2: Oats
Take a 1/2 cup scoop of dry oatmeal and put it in the jar.
Step 3: Milk
Add 1/2 cup of milk to the jar. (This softens the oatmeal overnight; no need to cook them!)
Step 4: Chia Seeds
Add one tablespoon of chia seeds.
Step 5: Hemp Seeds
Add one tablespoon of hemp seeds.
Step 6: Flax Seed
Add one tablespoon of Flax seed.
Step 7: Cinnamon
Add 1/4 teaspoon cinnamon.
Step 8: Honey
Add two tablespoons of honey.
Step 9: Strawberries
Add 1/4 cup of chopped up strawberries.
Step 10: Blue Berries
Add 1/4 cup blue berries, (you can use frozen blue berries, they will be thawed by morning.)
Step 11: Greek Yogurt
Add 1/4 cup of Greek yogurt.
Step 12: Lid
Put your lid on and place in the refrigerator.
Step 13: Enjoy!
In the morning your oatmeal will be soft and creamy. Give it a good stir so you get every bit of goodness in each bite! Enjoy!
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