Overnight oats with coconut and ginger
I find soaking oats gives them a deliciously soft and creamy texture. I often take a big batch of this recipe on long trips for a nourishing and filling breakfast.
You can mix and match with the seeds, spices and flavours – a more decadent combo is cacao and freeze-dried raspberry powder. Once you soak the mixture, you can eat it as is, top with a sprinkle of sweetener, or warm it on your cooker for a delicious porridge.
Prep time 5min
Soak time Four hours or overnight
1/2 cup rolled oats
2 tbsp coconut thread
2 tsp coconut milk powder (or any milk powder)
1 tbsp pumpkin seeds
1 tbsp sunflower seeds
2 tbsp loosely packed dried fruit – apple, raisins, dates etc
1/4 tsp ground ginger
1/4 tsp cinnamon
1 cup water
In a small bowl, mix dry ingredients together then place in a ziplock bag or plastic jar. To prepare, soak in a cup of water overnight. In the morning, if mix looks a little dry add enough water so it is rich and creamy. Serve with a dollop of honey and a spoon of almond butter.