I’ve been experimenting with trying to have a more wholesome breakfast, and whilst I’m still a big smoothie fan – I think I have a new favourite. Particularly for days in which I need to leave the house before 7am, this has been a godsend as I can just mix it up the night before and grab it to go. Often, I can then just munch it at my desk when I’m more ready to function!

The mix of the pistachio nuts with the sweetness of the raisins really is a great combination, and I love knowing that the nuts provide a nice protein kick too.

Ingredients:

1 cup of oats

1.5 cups of coconut milk

1 tablespoon of Pistachio Nut Butter (I use this brand)

1 tablespoon of agave syrup

1 tablespoon of chia seeds

A handful of raisins

Method:

Using something akin to nutribullet, blend the nut butter, syrup and milk together until nice a smooth.

Whilst that’s blitzing, mix together the oats, chia and raisins in the container that’s fairly compact. I use this Joseph Joseph GoEat Space Saving Soup Pot – Green but just leave the bit for bread off. It’s nice a airtight and ensures my breakfast doesn’t spill on route the next day.

Once the milk is done I simply tip this over the oats, give it a stir and then leave until the next day.

If I’m feeling particularly wealthy on time in the morning, I do sometimes stop to crumble a few whole pistachio nuts on top. But that’s really just being decadent because I can!

Do you have any overnight oats recipes? Or other meals that are good to grab when you’re in a hurry? Please do share you’re recipes if you’ve got a minute!

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