Oatmeal is one of the best breakfasts you could consider eating in regard to its nutritional profile. It is abundant in fiber and a wide variety of nutrients which boost your health.

There are many different types of oats, meaning that the nutrients you receive depend on the type you choose. Steel cut oats are processed to the smallest extent, which makes them the most difficult to prepare. On the other hand, instant oatmeal is the most processed type, so preparing them takes the least time.

Some people opt for rolled oats, which are more processed than steel cut oats, but not as processed as instant oatmeal.  Given that the nutritional profile of oats depends on the degree of processing, rolled oats are medium.

Using overnight oats is extremely time-saving because as the name itself suggests, you prepare them in advance.  Read on to learn what makes overnight oats effective in boosting your body`s weight loss abilities along with three simple recipes provided.

Why Should You Eat Oats To Lose Weight?

Oats are abundant with fiber. Fiber is a nutrient that is necessary for helping the digestive health. The most essential meal of one day is the breakfast because it gives you energy that you need during the day.

You will receive the energy that you need by eating overnight oats and you will be provided with fiber which help the control of your appetite you will resist the craving for food. The aid that fiber brings to your digestive system will also boost your metabolism.

This combination of benefits will help you lose weight by making very little effort; though, you should combine this with regular exercise and other healthy food choices. Make some of the recipes with overnight oats if you desire to feel the advantage of its benefits for weight loss.

1. Raspberry, Almond, And Coconut Overnight Oats

The recipe makes one serving, but you could prepare a larger batch in a larger jar if you choose.

Ingredients:

½ a cup of rolled oats
½ a cup of unsweetened coconut milk
½ a cup of raspberries (frozen ones work well too)
1/8 teaspoon of almond extract
1/8 teaspoon of ground cinnamon
1 teaspoon of raw honey
1 teaspoon of shredded coconut
½ a tablespoon of sliced almonds

Preparation:

Use a pint size glass mason jar to prepare these overnight oats. Add the oats, milk, raspberries, extract, ground cinnamon, and raw honey in a jar. Stir the ingredients until they are thoroughly combined. Place a lid on the jar and store in your fridge overnight. Keep in the fridge for 2 to 3 days.

When you are ready to serve, add the shredded coconut and almonds. Stir everything, as some of the ingredients may have settled, and then serve.

2. Nut Butter and Banana Overnight Oats

Peanut butter is also a great source of protein. So if you like peanut butter you will enjoy this recipe. Of course, same as the previous recipe no cooking is needed, just mixing the ingredients and storing it.

Ingredients:

½ mug of oats (rolled)
½ a mug of milk of almond
2 tbsp. of nut butter of choice
½ a overripe banana
1 tbsp. of nuts of choice (unsalted)

Preparation:

Mason glass jar is perfect for these overnight oats. Add the milk, stir the peanut butter in it until it’s blended. Add the thinly-sliced banana and rolled oats. The ingredients should be well combined. You will achieve that by stirring. Place the mixture in the fridge overnight, and next morning add a dash of almond milk, sprinkle the nuts of choice and your breakfast is served.

3. Blueberry Walnuts Overnight Oats

Blueberry walnuts overnight oats is a delicious overnight oats recipe. The preparation is the same as above. Put it in fridge for overnight and have breakfast that is healthy and nutritious.

Ingredients:

½ mug of oats (rolled)
½ a mug of milk of coconut (or other milk, by choice)
½ mug of blueberries (frozen)
1 tbsp. of chia seeds
1 tbsp. of maple syrup
1 tbsp. of crushed walnuts

Preparation:

Mix all the ingredients in a mason jar, making sure the oats are fully submerged into the liquid. Cover the jar with a lid and refrigerate overnight.

In the morning, stir in a little extra milk and serve.