Oats Delight – Overnight!

Very quick and prepared the night before – healthy breakfast oats to make your mouth water!

Not only are these breakfast oats easy to prepare and delicious, they are so cheap too!  Try some of the alternative recipes I have suggested, or switch the ingredients to suit your taste – you will be hooked on oats, I promise!

What you need:

  • 50g (½ glass) rolled oats
  • 120ml (½ glass) semi skimmed milk
  • 50g (small handful) chopped fresh seedless grapes
  • 125ml (one pot) low fat natural yoghurt or low fat greek yoghurt
  • 1g or ½ teaspoon cinnamon
  • 5g or 1 teaspoon honey or maple syrup (try artificial sweetener if you prefer)

What to do:

Add all your ingredients to a jar.  You can either stir gently and then add a lid, or layer the ingredients, starting with the oats and milk, then fruit and flavourings and topped with the yoghurt. .  Leave overnight in the fridge and enjoy cold the next morning!

Serves 2


Try swapping the grapes, walnuts and cinnamon for a few of these combinations:

  • 2 tablespoons frozen fruit of our choice (raspberries, blueberries, redcurrents), 2 teaspoons lemon juice and lemon zest
  • Tablespoon of apple sauce and teaspoon of cinnamon
  • 1 small mashed banana and 2 teaspoons low calorie  hot chocolate powder stirred into yoghurt
  • 2 tablespoons pureed tinned peaches and 25g flaked almonds
  • 2 tablespoons frozen mixed fruit and 1 teaspoon chia seeds mixed into the oats and milk.

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