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Recipe: Very Berry Overnight Oats

Protein is one of the key macronutrients in our diet, we need it in order to grow and be healthy.

While we are being told to stay at home, it’s important you keep on top of your nutrition and one of the most important times to consume protein is post-training, whether that be a home workout or a virtual session.

Lecturer in Sports Nutrition at Manchester Metropolitan University, Ozcan Esen, and Sport and Exercise Nutrition BSc(Hons) students have helped put together some healthy recipes that you can try making at home!

If you do try any of these recipes, post your image on social media with the hashtag #WPNutrition.

See below for our recipe for ‘Very Berry Overnight Oats’.

Very Berry Overnight Oats ingredients to make one serving

  • 60g rolled oats
  • 2 tablespoons chia seeds
  • 75g plain Greek yoghurt
  • 140ml milk
  • 1 tablespoon maple syrup
  • Pinch of salt
  • 60g frozen berries
  • 1 large banana, sliced

Method

  1. Combine the oats, chia seeds, Greek yoghurt, milk, maple syrup and salt in a mason jar, cup or bowl.
  2. Stir ingredients until well combined.
  3. Top with frozen berries of choice and banana and cover with lid or clingfilm.
  4. Place in fridge for at least 60 minutes or overnight.
  5. Stir and enjoy!

Nutritional information

  • Calories (kcal): 670
  • Carbs (g): 98
  • Protein (g): 22
  • Fat(g): 19

This recipe is high in vitamin C and is a perfect post-training snack!

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