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Life is busy, so it’s always great to find some foodie hacks. If you're looking for a quick and tasty breakfast, this gluten-free recipe is a godsend for those wanting to get ahead!

Overnight Oats - made with gluten-free porridge oats and a2 Milk, perfect for anyone suffering with IBS! 

Breakfast can get boring, with the same old same old! Cereals start to taste like cardboard, porridge can become bland, and there's not enough time to make pancakes every day!

So what if I told you that just 5 minutes of your time in the evening could leave you with a truly delicious breakfast by morning?

Yes, really!

Just 5 minutes of your time before you go to bed, and you’ll have a delicious, healthy breakfast all ready to go in the morning.

Simply make it in a jar, and you’ve got breakfast to go, no excuses!

Overnight Oats - made with gluten-free porridge oats and a2 Milk, perfect for anyone suffering with IBS!

Don’t just stick to apples and cinnamon either, use any combination of fruit, as well as spices!

We've used gluten-free porridge oats to help reduce IBS symptoms.

And, we've teamed them with our favourite spice from Schwartz, cinnamon. It's perfect for a warm, cosy feeling, and when paired with apple, works beautifully.

We're also using a2 Milk™. I am a big fan of a2 Milk™ as it has helped me immensely with my own IBS struggles! For many many years I suffered with cramping, bloating, discomfort and more and when I discovered a2 Milk™ and started to use it, it was a revelation! My symptoms started to disappear, and after 4 weeks the difference was just incredible. I don't use any other milk now, unless I am out and have no other choice. I can tell straight away if I use different milk, and immediately get bloated and suffer cramping, which can take a few days to recover from.

For those of you who've not tried it before, a2 Milk™ is essentially still dairy milk (so NOT safe for those of you with a dairy allergy), but it is produced by cows that have a2 DNA. Milk that you typically pick up from the supermarket is a mix of a1 and a2 protein. It is the a1 protein that is proven to cause the symptoms I used to suffer from, such as cramping, bloating, discomfort. I wrote about it in depth last year, to help explain it better. Take a look here for more details!

So, back to Overnight Oats, stick your stopwatches on, and see just how quick this is!

You will need:

  • 2oz (110g) Tesco gluten-free porridge oats
  • 4fl oz (110ml) a2 Milk™
  • ½ tsp Schwartz Ground Cinnamon
  • ½ tsp Maple Syrup

Add the oats, a2 Milk, ground cinnamon and maple syrup to a jar, and stir until well combined.

Cover with the jar lid, and place in the fridge overnight. (During this time, the porridge oats will absorb the milk)

Remove from the fridge, chop up some fresh apple to sprinkle over the overnight oats and serve.

(see, I promised it was super quick and super simple!)
Overnight Oats - made with gluten-free porridge oats and a2 Milk, perfect for anyone suffering with IBS!
We've even created a video for you to show you how simple and quick this recipe is!
 Overnight Oats - a super simple, super quick recipe, using gluten-free porridge oats and a2 Milk! Perfect for anyone following a gluten-free diet due to allergies and intolerances and also for those suffering with IBS!


Eb Gargano
0 # Eb Gargano 2017-04-13 10:59
Such a lovely, quick breakfast idea - I do something quite similar, but I like to add in some chia seeds to mine for extra creamyness!! :-D Found what you said about A2 milk fascinating - really pleased for you that such a simple change can make such a big difference to your health! Thanks for linking it up to #CookBlogShare :-) Eb x
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0 # OnlyCrumbsRemain 2017-04-14 12:53
You know I'm so far behind the trends - I keep seeing overnight oats and hearing how fab they are, but I've yet to try them. I love porridge for breakfast, and how warming it is in winter but I think overnight oasts would be perfect for breakfast now that it's getting warmer. Love the apple and cinnamon combo too. #CookBlogShare
Angela x
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jacqui bellefontaine
0 # jacqui bellefontaine 2017-04-17 15:41
I still havent tried making my own over night oats Its about time I did! Thanks for the info on A2 milk not heard of it before I will look into it further.
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Jacqui Bellefontaine
0 # Jacqui Bellefontaine 2017-04-18 09:38
I really must try this so simple its my kind of recipe. Thank you for sharing on #CookBlogShare
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0 # Mandy 2017-04-19 21:16
I really love overnight oats, although of course I can't get my two picky eldest kids to try them! I stopped making them in favour of porridge over the winter but have just started again. They are so good!
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