Gingerbread Overnight Oats with Chia & Hemp Hearts, Gluten-Free

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This Gingerbread Overnight Oats with Chia & Hemp Hearts recipe is super easy to whip up, making it an easy grab-and-go breakfast or a healthy, energizing snack. This recipe is plant based and naturally gluten-free.

 With back to school in full swing, mornings become super busy. Although getting kids off to school, organizing the day and planning meals can be stressful, the last thing we have time for is an elaborate breakfast. 

starting with a nutrient-packed breakfast will keep you energized…

For me, my day starts with a high protein nutritionally packed breakfast that will give me lasting energy. Overnight oats such as this gingerbread recipe is a nice way to welcome fall. By adding hemp hearts and and chia this this overnight oat recipe becomes nutrient dense breakfast.  

Some of our healthy oat recipes include the Gluten-Free Multi-Seed Oat Flour Bread and the Gluten-Free Oatmeal Squares With Pineapple and Coconut. 

Gingerbread Overnight oats a perfect fall breakfast recipe…

To make the gingerbread overnight oats, you will need about 5 minutes to mix the ingredients, then chill overnight. The next day, the overnight oats have a creamy pudding-like consistency. And who doesn’t love pudding?

Are oats healthy?

 

oats

 

Oats are well known for their ability to lower bad ( LDLcholesterol. Some of the other benefits oats provide are 

  • Lower blood sugar levels
  • Provide antioxidants
  • Promotes healthy bacteria in your gut
  • Eases constipation
  • Lowers your chance of colon cancer
  • Helps you to feel full, which enables you to keep a healthy weight

Are oats gluten-free?

Yes, oats are naturally gluten-free. However, when following a gluten-free diet, always look for certified gluten-free oats. When oats are being processed or grown next to wheat, they can get contaminated with gluten.

What can you add to overnight oats?

 

gingerbread overnight oats, gluten free

 

You can add just about anything that you desire or what you have in your pantry. Of course, the most popular add ons are fresh fruit, nuts and seeds. However, this deliciously flavoured gingerbread spices oat pudding is delicious just as it is.

The beautiful thing about this leisurely gluten-free oat breakfast is, it’s like eating pumpkin pie mixed with gingerbread cookies. And this recipe is a vegan and gluten-free.

Ingredients

  • 2 cups unsweetened non-dairy milk (coconut, almond, hemp, rice)
  • 1/4 cup GF chia seeds
  • 2 tsp. Freshly grated ginger
  • 1 Tbsp. Pure maple syrup
  • 1 tsp. Pure vanilla extract
  • 1 tsp. GF ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 tsp. GF ground nutmeg
  • 1/8 tsp. GF ground cloves
  • Optional topping options: blueberries, strawberries, blackberries, nuts, seeds,
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    Instructions

  • In a glass bowl combine all the ingredients. After 15 minutes give it a good stir. Cover and refrigerate overnight
  • To serve, If the oats are too thick, stir in a little milk then transfer into serving bowls. Top with your favourite toppings.
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