Here’s a quick and easy breakfast idea that you can prepare the night before. This on-the-go healthy meal will allow you more time to get ready and will help prevent you from reaching for an unhealthy breakfast at the drive thru.
Berry & Walnut Overnight Oatmeal
1 cup regular rolled oats (certified gluten free)
1 1/4 cup unsweetened hemp milk (or other dairy free milk alternative)
1 scoop protein powder
1 tablespoon hemp seeds
1 tablespoon chia seeds
1 teaspoon cinnamon
1/2 teaspoon nutmeg
1 tablespoon maple syrup or honey
1/4 cup walnuts (optional for those with allergies)
1/2 cup fresh raspberries
1/2 cup fresh blueberries
Mix oats, hemp milk, hemp seeds, protein powder, chia seeds, cinnamon, nutmeg, maple syrup, stir.
Divide in 2-250ml glass jars and top or layer with berries and walnuts.
Store in the refrigerator up to 3 days.
Created by Renee Altman, RHN from Verity Nutrition
Renee was raised in small town Kaslo in the West Kootenays. After graduating, she pursued a health and lifestyle path by enrolling in the Human Kinetics program at the University of British Columbia Okanagan in Kelowna. While attending university, she found her passion not only to be fitness, but also nutrition. In 2012, Renee attended the Canadian School of Natural Nutrition in Nanaimo, where she specialized in holistic nutrition. She then returned to the Okanagan where she now resides. Renée’s strong belief in healthy practices such as fitness, nutrition, and emotional well-being fit well with the principles of holistic nutrition.
Renee’s method is to ditch the diet and switch to a lifestyle where incorporating nourishing food everyday will have you feeling empowered and revitalized. Her plan will have you forgetting about trendy diets that leave you feeling hungry, irritable, and tired, and instead incorporating natural, alive, and good quality whole foods.