YOUR SUPERFOOD BREAKFAST.
Start your day on the right foot with this delicious, superfood packed, high protein Matcha Overnight Chia Oats with Strawberry Cream. These chia oats are loaded with fiber and help to improve your digestion and overall gut health. It comes together in minutes and is perfect for meal prep.
How to Make Matcha Overnight Chia Oats:
Matcha Overnight Chia Oats Ingredients:
You may have heard of Overnight Oats, but this Overnight Chia Oats recipe is a little different. While it utilizes the same concept – soaking the ingredients overnight – the addition of chia seeds creates the most irresistible creamy texture. They also add incredible benefits which we’ll get to!
Here are of the ingredients used in this recipe
Helpful Tips for Making the Perfect Chia Oats:
Lets talk about the health benefits of overnight chia oats! When you incorporate this breakfast into your routine a few times a week, you might see incredible benefits like:
- Fewer aches and pains, viruses, and disease due to the many superfoods! Eating an abundance of superfoods boosts overall health.
- Healthy digestion & improved gut lining.
- Great source of fiber and plant-based protein.
- Curbed cravings & aids in weight loss.
Still confused? Here are some frequently asked questions:
1. What are the main benefits of chia seeds?
Chia seeds have many incredible benefits, mainly improving digestion due to the high fiber content. When you allow the chia seeds to soak up the liquid and expand, they take on a gel like consistency helping waste and toxins pass through your system. In simpler terms, they are great at easing constipation and improving the gut lining. Due to this and the amount of nutrients packed into a small amount, chia seeds are considered a superfood!
2. Which plant-based protein is best?
Look for protein powders that are free of additives. The best protein powders contain a high amount of protein of course made from natural, plant-based sources. Sprout Living makes a nutrient dense protein powder that comes in various delicious flavors and sources protein from multiple sources. 2 scoops is 20 grams of protein!
3. What exactly is Spirulina?
Spirulina is a superfood that comes from blue-green algae. Blue green algae has 2 compounds, chlorophyll and phycocyanin. Spirulina comes from chlorophyll. Spirulina is an excellent source of nutrients including plant protein. Just 1 tablespoon of spirulina contains 4 grams of protein!
4. What are the benefits of Matcha?
Matcha is a green tea powder that provides sustainable energy. Unlike coffee, matcha provides energy that comes on slowly. Coffee hits you at once which can cause anxiety, jitters, and an eventual crash. Matcha provides your body energy without traditional caffeine side effects. Matcha is rich in antioxidants and is considered a superfood! Some of the benefits include enhanced brain function, prevented disease, and increased heart health.
Matcha Overnight Chia Oats
- 1 cup Rolled Oats
- 1 tbsp Chia Seeds
- 2 tbsp Vanilla Yogurt
- 1 tbsp Maple Syrup
- 2 cups Plant Based Milk
- 1 scoop Protein Powder
- 2 tsp Spirulina Powder
- 2 tsp Matcha
- Vanilla Yogurt
- Cacao Nibs
- Coconut Flakes
- Goji Berries
- Stir together chia oats ingredients. Once fully mixed (make sure there are no clumps) let sit overnight or for at least 6 hours.
- When ready to enjoy, divide between 2 or 3 servings. Divide toppings and enjoy!