5 Fun Things of Having Overnight Oats for Breakfast

5 Fun Things of Having Overnight Oats for Breakfast


Overnight oatsor oats that is soaked and put in the fridge overnight, becomes a popular breakfast menu in Indonesia, especially for those who implement healthy food diet. If you want to try, the overnight oats can be created with many flavors that are adjusted to your taste for a fun breakfast menu. It also contains nutritious ingredients for your body. Check out the following!

1. Easy to Digest
Soaking oats overnight in milk or yogurt can break down the starch in the oats. This will increase the function of your digestive system. The result will be different if you cook the oats in short time. Soaking the oats will also reduce the phytic acid that is contained in all types of grains that can slow down the mineral absorbing in the body, such as calcium, magnesium, and iron.

2. Rich of Resistant Starch
Resistant starch is the starch that cannot be digested in the small intestines and goes straight to the large intestines. This kind of starch is included in the fiber category and has a few of ‘magical’ characters. It will give you a feeling of satiety, prevent the large intestines cancer, reduce the symptoms of diarrhea, help the mineral absorbing, and prevent the fat accumulation. You also need to note that the longer you soak the oats in cold temperature, the more resistant starch will be formed in the oats.

3. Saves Time
Making overnight oats will only take 2 minutes of your time in the night to put and mix all of the ingredients inside a jar. This can also save 10 minutes of your time in the morning than having to prepare your usual breakfast. It can happen because the cooking process of this breakfast is done by the fridge when you sleep!

4. Creative and Innovative Taste, As You Like It!
Do you want to add fresh fruits, yogurt, coffee powder, chocolate powder, or peanut butter? It is up to your taste and needs! If you are on a weight loss diet, you need to consider the low-fat topping for sure. You can follow the overnight oats recipes on the Internet or innovate as creative as you want. You can even make your own breakfast recipe book!

5. Feels Like Eating a Dessert!
Yup, with the cold feeling and sweet taste in the mouth, this breakfast menu can be a fun and healthy dessert. You can be more excited to wake up in the morning because you cannot wait for the healthy and refreshing breakfast. Agree?