Breakfast in a Jar

Kick start your morning with a delicious breakfast in a jar! Below find how to prepare it.

Preparation:

  • Grab a clean 8 oz. mason jar or equivalent container.
  • Place 4 oz of dry rolled whole grain oats at the bottom.
  • Add enough milk (fat-free, soymilk or almond milk) to cover the oats. ~1/3 of jar
  • Add plain Greek yogurt or unflavored regular yogurt to the jar.
  • Sprinkle flax seeds or chia seeds on top; also a drizzle of honey to ease Greek yogurt flavor.
  • Add fruit! All types of berries (strawberries, raspberries, blueberries, blackberries) or banana are good options.
  • Shake and place in fridge overnight
  • Enjoy it for breakfast!

Heart Health Benefits:

  • Oats help lower cholesterol
  • Chia seeds are packed with Omega-3 fatty acids, which help to lower bad cholesterol, blood pressure, and inflammation
  • Raspberries and honey are filled with antioxidants which can fight against heart and circulatory diseases

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