This Collagen-Packed Overnight Oats Recipe Is Perfect For Breakfast On The Go
If running late is one of your personality traits, we have the perfect breakfast recipe for you. This one is on-the-go-friendly and only takes a few minutes to prepare the night before. You've guessed it: We're talking about overnight oats. As simple as this breakfast may seem, overnight oats have the potential to boast tons of antioxidants, protein, healthy fats, and even skin-supporting nutrients. How so? Read on to find our elevated tweaks.
How to make Collagen Overnight Oats:
- ¼ cup dry oats
- 1 cup milk of choice
- 1 scoop mbg beauty & gut collagen+
- A few frozen berries
Like we said, this process will only take a minute or two. Here, the streamlined instructions:
Prep your liquid base.
Simply pour your collagen powder into a cup with your milk of choice and stir. Depending on the size of your jar (and appetite of course) you may want to adjust your milk and oat measurements.
Mix in your oats.
Then, pour the collagen milk mixture into a travel-friendly container (a small jar works great). Add in your dry oats of choice and stir again.
Add your toppings.
Finally, top with berries and any other toppings you'd like. Need some inspiration? Here are a few add-ins to make your overnight oats even better:
- 1 tablespoon almond or peanut butter
- 2 tablespoons chia seeds
- A dash of cinnamon
- 1 teaspoon honey
- ½ banana sliced
- 1 tablespoon maple syrup
- A sprinkle of coconut flakes
Even if you don't have much time to craft up a fancy breakfast, you can still get all of the nutrients you need in one easy dish. Overnight oats are a perfect way to do so, and the flavor options are endless.
Who doesn't love a healthy, balanced meal that only takes a few minutes to whip up? Plus, it's an easy way to incorporate a collagen supplement into your daily routine. If you want to learn more about the importance of taking collagen every day, you can read through our benefits guide here.
Hannah Frye is the Assistant Beauty Editor at mindbodygreen. She has a B.S. in journalism and a minor in women’s, gender, and queer studies from California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo. Hannah has written across lifestyle sections including health, wellness, sustainability, personal development, and more. She previously interned for Almost 30, a top-rated health and wellness podcast. In her current role, Hannah reports on the latest beauty trends, holistic skincare approaches, must-have makeup products, and inclusivity in the beauty industry. She currently lives in New York City.