This healthy and delicious recipe for Overnight Oats with a Blueberry-Cashew Cream topping is made to provide sustained energy for the whole day. This is because it contains complex carbohydrates that release slowly into the blood stream, along with other healthy nutrients. It’s also useful to know that the oats contain a natural sedative (called alkaloid gramine) that benefit anyone with excessive nerves or anxiety.
With the blueberry cashew cream on top, this version of Overnight Oats contains extra antioxidants, fibre and plant protein — not to mention the awesome and addictive flavor.
Here are the basic ingredients to mix up the Oats:
1/2 banana mashed
1/2 cup oats
1/4 cup almond milk
1 tablespoon chia seeds
1 tablespoon flaxseeds
Here are the additional ingredients you’ll need for the special Blueberry-Banana Cashew Cream topping:
1/2 banana (frozen if possible)
1/2 cup blueberries
1 medjool date
2 tablespoons cashew nuts
2-4 tablespoons of water / dairy free milk
Now just follow these 4 simple steps to make this special Overnight Oats with Blueberry-Banana Cashew Cream:
- For the oat mixture, mix all ingredients together in a bowl, make sure the banana is mashed before you add it!
- For the creamy topping add all ingredients to your blender and simply blend until totally smooth.
- Add the oats to the bottom of a jar, or glass and top with the cream.
- Leave in the fridge overnight and enjoy in the morning.
Source: Saskia Gregson-Williams