There is nothing better than getting up in the morning and knowing you’ve got breakfast sorted! No more ‘hangry’ baby, hanging off your leg whilst you prepare a cooked brekkie. With this fab overnight oats recipe, you will have a power-packed and most importantly, EASY start to the morning!
Please make sure you’ve tried your little one on nuts before adding the almonds to this recipes. If you’re not sure how to do that, read our How to Introduce Allergenic Foods to Baby post for guidelines.
(Makes approx 12 serves)
5 cups Whole Rolled Oats
1/2 cup Medjool Dates (Roughly Chopped)
1/3 cup Chia Seeds
1/2 cup Almond Flakes
1/2 cup Sultanas
1/4 cup Dried Cranberries
Pre-mix together all of the ingredients in a large pot or mixing bowl until well combined. Transfer into an airtight container for the pantry. Store until needed.
When ready to use;
-Add 2 cups of your muesli mix to a mixing bowl.
-Add 1 cup of Almond milk (or milk drink of your choice. You can also do 1/2 cup tinned coconut milk and 1/2 cup almond milk for a creamier version)
-Add 1/2 cup of coconut yoghurt.
-1 Apple (grated)
-Mix together until well combined. Scrape down the sides of the bowl so all the Chia seeds are in the mix. Cover with plastic and refrigerate overnight.
Serve with your choice of fresh fruit and berries. Top with milk if desired.
This recipe is Dairy-Free but it is easily adaptable.
Substitute the milk and yoghurt with your favourite dairy alternative to suit your family’s dietary needs!