Berry Cottage Cheese Overnight Oats is an easy make ahead breakfast that you can just grab-and-go in the morning to keep you full and fuelled! Gluten Free, High protein
Every morning you have the best of intentions … to wake up and eat breakfast. But more often than not you wind up hitting snooze, sleeping much longer than you anticipated and heading out the door hungry. By midday hunger becomes HANGER and you grab whatever is convenient, usually not the healthiest option.
What if you could have breakfast ready for you before you even raise your hand to hit snooze?
It is possible with Cottage Cheese Overnight Oats!
Cottage Cheese Overnight Oats is a simple make ahead breakfast. All you need to do is combine the ingredients in a mason jar the night before and you’ll have a delicious, healthy breakfast you can just grab-and-go the next day.
No more HANGER, no more sad vending machine runs just a wholesome protein packed jar of Cottage Cheese Overnight Oats goodness to keep you full and fuelled. The best part is that there are so many ways to vary this recipe you won’t get bored of it!
Overnight oats with cottage cheese
I was first introduced to cottage cheese a few years ago while living in Budapest. I’ll admit it took me a some time to get used to it but in the end the famous Hungarian Turo Rudi won me over. If you ever visit Hungary make sure to try one. It’s a cottage cheese stick coated in chocolate… yummm
How to make overnight oats with more protein
I began adding cottage cheese to my hubby’s overnight oats because he would often complain that his breakfast wasn’t filling enough. If you find that your overnight oatmeal does not leave you satiated, beef up the protein with cottage cheese, greek yogurt or your favourite protein powder.
What is cottage cheese made of
Cottage cheese is made by curdling pasteurized milk and draining off most of the liquid or whey, so that the only the curds are left in squishy lumps.
Why is cottage cheese good for weight loss
Cottage cheese is ideal for dieters as it has only 98 calories per 100 grams, and this contains 11.1.grams of protein, and very little fat. Because cottage cheese has such a bland flavour you can really customize it to your tastes by mixing it with sweet or savoury foods. Enjoy it in pasta, salads, mixed with fruit and nuts. The options are endless!
Cottage cheese nutrition
Cottage cheese contains high levels of selenium which is great for healthy skin and a general feel-good factor. It also contains vitamin D – the sunshine vitamin (Source)
Berry Cottage Cheese Overnight Oats
- Combine oats and liquid in a jar with tight fitting lid
- Add jam or fresh fruit layer
- Add cottage cheese layer
- Place in the fridge overnight
- Add toppings like nuts and seeds the following day