Many people like to make excuses as to why they don’t have breakfast and it usually comes down to not having enough time in the morning– enter Overnight Buckwheat Groats! For starters, there is always enough time – we can all go to bed earlier and wake up earlier. But if that is not an option for you, there are simple and nutritious breakfasts that you can have ready to eat or heat up in the morning. Chia pudding, overnight oats, smoothies and buckwheat groats are just some off the cuff examples.
This Overnight Buckwheat Groats recipe is a twist on your typical overnight oats recipe and is perfect for a snack on the go, eaten out of the jar cold or heated up for a warm breakfast. Buckwheat contains lots of healthy fiber which helps with digestive and balancing blood sugar levels!
Below is a standard recipe but don’t be afraid to try something different, add different flavours, use different kinds of milk, change up the nut/seed butter, and the list goes on!
Simple Overnight Buckwheat Groats Recipe:
Ingredients (per 1 jar)
- 1 tbsp of chia
- 1/4 cup buckwheat groats
- 1/3 cup rolled oats
- 1 tsp cinnamon
- 1 tbsp pure maple syrup
- 1/4 tsp vanilla
- 1 cup plant-based milk
- 1 tbsp nut/seed butter of choice
- 1/2 banana sliced
- 1 tbsp pecans or nuts/seeds of choice
- 1/4 cup granola
- Combine all the ingredients in a jar and let sit overnight in the fridge
- Add optional toppings or whatever else you may like!
Tip: try making a few at once so you have breakfast ready to go for the week!