If you happen to be searching for the next big trend for foodies, chances are hospital cafeterias are the last places you will visit to get a good gourmet inspiration. But, did you know that this is how the super trendy overnight oats came to existence?
According to Eat This, Not That, a Swiss doctor during the 1900s thought of this idea while looking for a simple way of serving up the different perks of oatmeal to all the patients in his hospital.
Muesli, the original meal, has a rough translation of “mash up,” which is exactly what overnight oats are.
Overnight oats are the combination of raw oats, drenched overnight in yogurt, milk, or water before served uncooked together with nuts and fruits.
Foodies love its pudding-like and creamy consistency and they also swoon over its weight loss and healthy benefits.
There are actually a lot of reasons for you to add overnight oats to your foodie list and make them a staple part of your breakfast. For one, they help burn more fat and help you feel fuller. Raw oats are among the best resistant starch sources out there.
This starch is weight-loss friendly that digests very slowly. It also promotes the release of some digestive acids known to help speed up burning of calories and suppress the appetite.
Overnight oats also help you avoid poor food choices. Instead of going for donuts for your breakfast, overnight oats are better and healthier alternatives.
Life a Little Brighter has this delicious recipe on how to prepare brownie batter overnight oats, a tasty and healthy treat you wouldn’t say “No” to.
Raised in rural Montana and educated in Mechanical Engineering and Sustainable Development, Paige Raymond combines a practical mindset with a passion for self-reliance and sustainability. With expertise ranging from mechanical solutions and food preservation to emergency preparedness and renewable energy, Paige is a proud author with more than 5000 published articles.
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