Festive Overnight Oat Pantry Mix
Saving time and money is our current top priority. Overnight oats are an easy way to do so. Prepare your overnight oat dry mix once and enjoy an easy breakfast in the morning with no hassle. Having the oats ready to eat each morning, should also help you from dashing off, and then grabbing something more pricey and less healthy on the road.
It’s cost-effective to buy all the ingredients and make this dry oat premix. You can make extra and store it in an airtight container in the pantry for whenever you feel like a quick and delicious breakfast.
Why not buy some consol jars and make our festive oats as budget-friendly personalized Christmas presents?
For the Festive Dry Oat Mix:
- 500ml (2 cups) oats
- 125ml (1/2 cup) Food Lover’s Signature Festive Cake Mix
- 15ml (1 Tbsp) flax-/linseeds
- 15ml (1 Tbsp) chia seeds
- 1.25ml (¼ tsp) cinnamon
- 30ml (2 Tbsp) cocoa nibs
- 30ml (2 Tbsp) desiccated coconut
- Combine all ingredients in an airtight 2L glass jar. Mix well and use as needed.
Remember you can add or remove some ingredient to suit your likes and what you have at home. You could add nuts, goji berries, or protein powder or even milk powder.
- Are overnight oats healthy?
Yes, most overnight oats use more rolled, raw oats which are less processed than the instant oat variety. It is said the slow cooking process retain more nutrient than boiling oats. YOu can read more here: https://food.ndtv.com/food-drinks/overnight-soaked-oats-versus-regular-bowl-of-oats-whats-the-difference-2221175
- How long should I soak overnight oats?
The best thing is you don’t have to cook overnight oats! They need to soak for at least 2 hours, but the longer they soak, the creamier they will be!
- Why add seeds:
Chia and flax seeds absorb moisture to make the final product more creamy. These seeds contain healthy omega-3 and, like oats, they will add fibre and protein to your breakfast.