Raspberry Almond Flax Overnight Oats

Recipe: Raspberry Almond Flax Overnight Oats

A big bowl of oatmeal is a great way to start your day, but who has time to cook a pot of oats every morning? Overnight oats are prepared in advance so all you have to do in the morning is grab a spoon and enjoy!

Oats are rich in filling fiber to keep you satisfied for hours. A combination of soy milk and soy yogurt creates the perfect creamy custard-like consistency and provides protein and calcium, which are essential for beautiful posture, strong nails, and a sparkling smile.

This overnight oats recipe incorporates antioxidant-rich raspberries and omega-3 rich flaxseed. Almond butter and almonds provide a healthy dose of heart-healthy fats.

Ingredients:

1 cup fresh or frozen raspberries
1 tablespoon ground flax
1 teaspoon slivered almonds
1 teaspoon almond butter

Instructions:

Make basic overnight oats recipe and stir in 1 cup fresh or frozen raspberries, 1 tablespoon ground flax, 1 teaspoon slivered almonds, and 1 teaspoon almond butter.

Yields 1 serving

Per serving: 454 calories, 17.9 g protein, 64.1 g carbohydrates, 16.2 g fiber, 20.6 g sugars, 15.9 g fat, 2 g saturated fat, 0 g trans fat, 0 mg cholesterol, 73 mg sodium, 513 mg calcium, 1.8 g omega-3 fats, 350 IU vitamin A, 32.9 mg vitamin C, 3 mg vitamin E, 4.1 mg iron, 1.7 mg zinc

Lisa Drayer, M.A., R.D.,
is the author of THE BEAUTY DIET and STRONG, SLIM, and 30! For more of Lisa’s Beauty Bites, visit www.lisadrayer.com.

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