Overnight Oats

Light easy breakfast

Beginner

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Recipe by Dietitian Cath Fogarty

Modifications

Equipment

Preparation

Note that if modifications are made this may alter the state and nutritional value of the recipe. It is the responsibility of the caregiver to ensure the consistency of the feed is appropriate. Aim for a texture similar to pancake batter or drinking yogurt.

  • To make this vegan, use your preferred plant-based milk, oat milk works well for this recipe, and maple syrup Instead of honey.
  • For extra calories, nut butter can be added.
  • Fruits can be swapped for any fruits of your choice.
  • Hand or jug blender
  • Sieve
  • Spatula

Timings

Requires overnight soaking
Approx. 5 mins to prepare

This recipe was designed for children. Your dietitian should help you calculate the right portion for your child. Some children may need smaller portions e.g. a half portion may be adequate for an older/teenage child.

Nutritional content:

369kcals, 11.5g protein, 9.6g fat, 63.1g carbohydrate, 2.5mg iron, 218mg calcium.

Portion Sizes

Full portion 320ml/just over 5x60ml syringes = 369kcal/11.5g protein
Half portion 180ml/ 3x 60ml syringes = 208kcal/6.5g protein
Third portion 120g/ 2x 60ml syringes = 138kcal/4.3g protein

High/Low kcal options

To increase calorie content, add:
• 1 teaspoon/5g smooth nut butter (30kcal)
• 1 tbsp/20g Greek yoghurt (27kcal)

Step 1

Combine milk (150ml) and oats (50g) - stir out any lumps and soak overnight in fridge.

Step 2

The following morning, add honey/maple syrup (1 teaspoon), chopped pear (100g) and blueberries (60g).

Step 3

Blend for 3 - 5 mins.

Blending Instructions

This recipe was blended without any additional water and yielded 320ml total blend (just over 5 x 60ml syringes). You may find you need to add some fluid to your blend to achieve the desirable consistency. Always sieve blends until you are confident you are achieving a completely smooth blend with no bits.

Freezing Instructions

This recipe is not suitable for home freezing - make fresh and consume immediately.

Tips

Soaked oats as opposed to cooked oats will blend easier with less fluid required.

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