overnight oats


Overnight gingerbread oatmeal recipe

When it’s cold outside, it can be hard to leave the comfort and warmth of those blankets. But with a big bowl of gingerbread oatmeal waiting for you, you won’t be able to wait until morning. This slow cooker oatmeal is an easy make-ahead option for mornings because you can set it the night before and have it ready by morning. The smell alone will have you leaping out of bed. Oatmeal keeps well too, so individually portion out the leftovers, and microwave it all week long for a practical, healthy and fun breakfast Monday through Friday. Whether you make this gingerbread oatmeal for Christmas morning or make a big batch for a snowy winter Sunday brunch, it’s sure to be a hit. Oatmeal is naturally heart-healthy so it’s a nutritious way to start any day — just choose your toppings wisely. Walnuts and a touch of whipped cream is way better than loads of butter.…

10 Unusual Recipes Using Coconut Water

Coconut water is so much more than a basic beverage. Coconut water became a health food craze a few years back, and even though it’s not longer in the nightly news, hopefully it’s still a part of your diet in some way. Research on the slightly sweet, nutty-flavored liquid is encouraging. It’s said to have antioxidant properties, defend against diabetes and kidney stones, lower blood pressure and provide a perfect hydration blend of potassium, magnesium and sodium if consumed after prolonged exercise. Try these recipes for new ways to use your favorite coconut water. We all know it’s delicious on its own, but it’s fun to find new ways to incorporate the naturally sweet drink in your diet. QUICK COCONUT & CHIA SEED PUDDING PINEAPPLE, LIME COCONUT WATER COCONUT LAVENDER LEMONADE RECIPE Coconut Sorbet Coconut Water & Fresh Blackberry Gelatin Cucumber Noodles with Coconut Lime Cumin Dressing DEATH BY CHOCOLATE BLENDER BROWNIES COCONUT LATTE OVERNIGHT…