Overnight oats are perfect lazy breakfasts, they are prepared the night before so you are essentially waking up to a ready made, healthy breakfast. They’re super easy to make and you can feel like you have your shit together with minimal effort. Win.
The back to school bugs have hit our house and we all have colds so I have been trying to pile as many fruits and vegetables into the kids as possible, mostly Lily because Eloise is the fussy as hell and will turn her nose up at most things that aren’t cheese, pasta or a combination of both (although even she tried this).
It’s nearly the end of the week which means it’s the starvation period before the weekly shop is delivered so most of the fresh fruit has already been eaten or is starting to grow fur. Only the bananas and blueberries seem to survive until the weekend so I always like to have tinned or packaged fruit in the pantry (or food hole as we so lovingly refer to it).
The pineapple I have used here is by Nature’s Finest and is just over a quid from supermarkets, you can stick it in the fridge for up to 2 days after opening it. Snack on it, put it in some jelly or chuck it on some pizza (we all know pineapple belongs on pizza, am I right or am I right?).
// 1 Large Tub of Coconut Yoghurt
// 2 Bananas
// 2 Cups of Oats
// Natures Finest Pineapple
// Desiccated Coconut
// Vanilla (optional)
- Peel the bananas and chop half of one into very thin slices
- Place the slices decoratively around the bottom of the jar
- Mash the rest of the banana in a bowl
- Add some pineapple chunks (although not too many as they are very wet) and mash in with the bananas
- Mix in the yoghurt and the oats to the fruit mix
- Spoon the mixture into the jar, fasten the lid and leave in the fridge overnight
- In the morning, top with pineapple chunks and desiccated coconut
This recipe makes quite a lot but it’s easy to adjust the amount to suit you, just don’t skimp on the yoghurt or it can end up tasting floury!