In this recipe, we soak our oats overnight which increases the resistant starch and feeds our good gut bugs. I have started adding protein powder every time I have oats because I find it helps keep me full for a lot longer and feel more satisfied. Now I can't go without it. You have the freedom with this recipe to add whatever toppings you like, I've used my favourite berries, raspberries, plus pumpkin seeds, and peanut butter because that's what I had in the pantry.
1/2 cup oats
3/4 cup your choice of milk
1 scoop of protein powder (25g)
1/2 tbsp of chia seeds
1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
1/4 teaspoon cinnamon
Your choice of toppings: berries, seeds, slivered almonds, nut butters
Combine all ingredients except the toppings in a small container.
Cover the container and place it in the fridge overnight.
In the morning give it a stir. You’ll notice that the protein powder, oats and chia seeds soak up a lot of the liquid so you may want to add a little more milk or water before serving.
Top with toppings of your choice and enjoy. I love raspberries and slivered almonds and peanut butter or almond butter.