Thursday, May 19, 2016

How To Make "Happy Overnight Oats"

I have been making my own version of overnight oats for my wife's breakfast for some years now. I would always make 5 bottles at once and that should last her a whole week to be eaten at her work place. She has become so addicted to them after I have experimented with so many hundreds of ingredients like yoghurt, mixed nuts, various fruits, rolled oats and other organic edibles. I am posting this after successfully serving my wife who dislikes anything sweet or too much carbo diet. However, she loves this slightly sweet healthy overnight oats that tastes like those imported ice cream! This is also a happy diet meal with everything in pink & red - LOVE



  A Quick Glance at my ingredients and its step-by-steps.
There is no definite or fixed recipe as the ingredient choices are all subjective.





I found that only instant oats could absorb all the strawberry milk well and dissolve them into ice-cream like mixture. The GoodDay brand has the best fragrant strawberry milk, after experimenting so many brands. Yoghurt is not suitable as it has sourish taste and the reaction with fresh strawberries makes them taste like lemon Slurpee instead. I also found that raw cashew nuts have natural sweetness that adds more booster. Lastly, I also add raisins and dried cranberries which would turn soft, bloated and chewy. Some alternate weeks, I would add in blueberries and muesli when she needs a real POWER OVERNIGHT OATS. The whole costs is not a cheap breakfast but the Joy & Happiness for her to enjoy a POWER breakfast diet that matters.




 Cut the fruits and throw everything you fancy into these special glass bottles.




Add in 3 spoonful of instant oats above. The nuts, fresh and dried fruits
need to submerge below in the strawberry milk.




 Pour the strawberry milk until the level of the oats and stir them lightly.




Place the bottles into your refrigerator and chill for at least 3 hours.
They can easily keep over 1-2 weeks.


ENJOY MY HAPPY OVERNIGHT OATS!


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58 comments:

  1. This shows your love and how health conscious towards u r wife… for making an energy rich and tasty oats meal! Delicious

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    1. We need to eat healthy breakfasts to start a happy day. What do you eat for breakfasts?

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  2. I love the fresh strawberries. You are showing your love for your wife by making her these to eat for breakfast every morning.

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    1. Oh yes, I added my love inside the jars while making them. The sour strawberries became sweeter! LOL

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  3. Fuiyohhh... so loving la u. So much effort and heart to prepare the overnight oats. I am sure ur wife gonna look good all thanks to your healthy breakfast!

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    1. Oh yes, my wife looks happier, younger and stringer after eating my jars of oatmeals. What do you eat for breakfasts Henry?

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  4. instant oats is pretty bad for health, try to substitute with organic rolled oats, and flavoured milk has too much hidden sugar, using fresh milk with organic honey is better compared to flavoured uht milk since it's not processed and it's natural...

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    1. Yes I am aware that instant oats have been reported to be bad. My grandpa died of old age in his 90s and the instant oats didn't affect him at all. If we have to skip and avoid so much possessed food, life would be bland. LOL

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  5. You are so sweet and a loving hubby to your wife. She must adore you a lot. I don't cook nor prepare things for breakfast but your discoveries are worth remembering. These trial and error things are quite pricey, he,he,he.

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    1. Everyone is sweet in their hearts but I show & tell the world instead. Me sounds arrogant! 55555
      I would pluck all your garden greens and eat them for breakfasts daily. So healthy and it's free.

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  6. I wanted to make this when i first saw it in the blog, but in the end, didn't do it... Too lazy....

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    1. Just find a hubby and he will solve all your breakfasts daily. LOL

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  7. Good morning TM... It's so hot here, sweating already...

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    1. Good evening. The weather is very hot today. I am roasted now.

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  8. Wow! This is my kind of overnight oats. I love it, but Jin Jin isn't preparing it for me. Cry....

    By the way, I have stopped making myself overnight oats too. I take today oats only every morning. I mix rolled oats with soy milk, add in chia seeds and that it is. So boring right? Unlike yours, so many ingredients and powerful.

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    1. My oats in the bottle are made for one week's supply because I am too lazy to prepare fresh daily. Jin Jin is already so busy with full time job and taking care of the 2 Princesses. Where got time make breakfast some more? Hey, I wanna try eating rolled oats by myself as I dunno how it tastes like.

      Happy running and Happy exercise always!

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  9. Wow, I'm seeing a recipe post at last! So proud of you to be making food for your wife, Tan. These oats are an overnight sensation in the internet, but sadly I'm not a fan of oats from young. Hopefully I'll join in the oats club someday...... xoxo

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    1. Oats are more for goats like me. Ha ha ha
      You eat more delicious and yummy food which were often decorated so beautifully! Keep postings your creative recipes ok. I enjoy.

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  10. I have no qualms about Quaker, it is much better quality compared to those bullsh*t Nestum instant oats, but that strawberry milk... you know that thing is just artificial flavoring, coloring and sugar right? My thoughts is kind of along the line of what zerachiel said above.

    Still, could be worse. Could be me. My breakfasts are sometimes nasi lemak or fried bihun or roti canai... I should refrain from commenting LOL!

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    1. Nothing is safe and healthy these days. Since life is so short, just eat anything that crawls or flies above. ha ha ha

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  11. You are such a devoted and loving husband! Yes, overnight oats are so delicious. When I first heard of it, I thought it is bleagks! But when I tried it, wow, I loved it! It's good to learn from you that the strawberries are OK submerged in the milk for 1 week. I was afraid that they would go bad.

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    1. I have been making them for a long time. So long as they are chilled in the cold fridge, they last a long time. Try my style and you will get hooked to it.

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  12. I like the containers, am not a fan of oats but your overnight oats do look delicious especially with the pink colour

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    1. I guarantee you that my overnight oats taste better than Haagen Dazz ice cream. Pink is love!

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  13. wow, that's so nice of you! My hubby won't do this for me. But my girl is doing it for us recently. I don't like overnight oats but since she insisted, I take it. They are not bad after all..

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    1. Your hubby is too busy rolling the bank notes. So you should make him overnight oats. It tastes yummy and helps to slim down too.

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  14. I just drank a hot mug of oats this morning... no overnight fruits and certainly not attractive as yours... hahahaa... So nice and meticulous of you to make the oats look so tempting and they certainly are healthy!

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    1. Yes they are more healthy than eating nasi lemak besides good for bowels. It tastes good when chilled.

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  15. Sounds like you are a responsible and caring husband. More than your own interest, you have been doing it with lots of passion, keeping in consideration on what your dear wife prefers.

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    1. I agree that I prepared them wholeheartedly so that my wife would never go hungry. I don;t even prepare them for myself as I have to rotate my breakfast meals daily.

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  16. Looking very very yummy!! How I wish my hubby can make one for me! :p

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    1. Heh heh.... please ask your hubby read my blog. I guarantee that you will love this chilled oats. Yannie says they tasted like ice cream.

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  17. You are such a thoughtful and lovely husband. Bet your wife is lucky to have you. Honestly to say, not many husband nowadays willing to prepare food for wife but the other way round instead.

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    1. The world need to change their mindsets that wives have to cook, wash and give births. Many countries in Europe and Scandinavia are seeing many husbands staying at home to cook and look after the kids instead. This new lifestyle trend will catch up here.

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  18. prepare 5 jar in once? The oat of the last consumed must be very soft and most probably melted in the liquid?
    PS: you are such a good husband lah :)

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    1. The idea of using instant oats instead is due to its softness to melt into paste like delicious chilled ice cream. Guaranteed yummy! My wife never got sick of it.

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  19. Eh ... I remember SK got blog about something like this before. You follow his recipe is it ?? Anyway, always good to eat healthy and you are such a nice hubby !!
    For me , I don't think I can take cold stuffs in the morning for breakfast. I still prefers my kopi , Kayla toasts and half boiled eggs!

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    1. Eh harlow, I think SK copied me dei. Anyway I copied from others too.

      I also prefer eating toasted bread with kaya, eggs and coffee!!

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  20. How sweet and thoughtful of you... your wife is so blessed with you.... I don't take overnight oats, instead just mixed rolled oats porridge for lunch some weekdays.

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    1. I am more blessed to have her instead. I must try rolled oats soon. Maybe can add them inside.

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  21. Hi! Your are very kind for your wife. I want my wife would make various kind of delicious dishes. Thanks for sharing.

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    1. I am sure your wife cooks many delicious Japanese meals for the whole family. Lucky you!

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  22. Blueberries, blackberries should be great

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    1. Blackberries?? I have yet to try them. What do you eat for breakfasts??

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  23. Wow! Such a loving husband! Your wife is very lucky hahaha!

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    1. My wife's hubby is luckier! hahahaha

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  24. I have actually never eaten overnight oats before!!

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    1. Try them! Make them! Love them!! Guaranteed Aroi-Mak mak!

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  25. mmm,,,yum yum, thanks for visiting by my blog.

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    1. Yes very yum yum! I will always visit your blog. Come again yeah....

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  26. I love overnight oats but I stop making it for quite some because it's not cheap to buy the fresh fruits and dried ones too. I envy looking at the bottles of goodness you have made for your wife.

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    1. Today I realised many bloggers loved the bottles. They look petite, right?

      I agree the fresh and dried fruits are not cheap. Good things don;t come cheap. Can ask HB to sponsor and make them for you.

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  27. Looks so tasty, I like strawberry flavor as strawberry is my favorite fruit, interesting.

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    1. Wow! I also love strawberries and they have the highest oxidants.

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  28. Bravo, anay. Not hangat hangat 3 minutes toilet. at least you keep up with it :)

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