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Today @ MAND: Easy Overnight Oats

September 16th, 2021

Overnight oats can be a delicious, quick, and healthy on the go breakfast option. If you’ve been following this trend but aren’t sure of how to get started check out this recipe from one of our very own members, Bree Orchard.

Pro tip: They only need to be refrigerated for 2-3 hours; overnight isn’t always necessary. So, they can also be eaten as a snack!

Overnight Oats:

  • ½ cup milk of choice (I typically use almond, oat, or coconut)
  • 1-2 tbsp peanut butter
  • 1 banana
  • ½ cup dry oats (can use any type of oats)
  • ½ cup fruit of choice (I personally like blueberries)
  • Sweetener of choice if desired

Directions: Place ½ cup of oats in a mason jar or container of choice. Blend milk, peanut butter, and banana in a blender. Pour over oats and mix. Top with blueberries or other fruit of choice. Cover and put in the refrigerator overnight (or 2-3 hours if you want it as a snack for later).

Other great additions: coconut flakes, chocolate chips, chia seeds, flax seeds, strawberries

About Bree:

Bree Orchard received her bachelor’s degree in Human Nutrition/Dietetics from The Ohio State University in May of 2019.  Upon graduating, she began her dietetic internship at UMass Amherst and graduated in June of 2020. After completion of the DI, she pursued a master’s degree in Sport and Exercise Science from Merrimack College and graduated in May of 2021. Currently, she works full-time as an outpatient dietitian for Trinity Health of New England at Mercy Medical Center in Springfield, Massachusetts.

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Posted by: Maureen Kelly Gonsalves

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