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As the new year has come upon us, we find ourselves looking to shed some extra weight, exercise more and reduce our sugar intake. But, you don’t want your food to be bland, either. Using Truvia Natural Sweetener, is one way to reduce your calories because it has zero calories! Just make this Banana Chia Overnight Oats with Truvia Natural Sweetener and you’ll want to explore more with Truvia
Sometimes you just get bored eating the same old bowl of cereal or protein bar for breakfast. Overnight Oats are an easy way to mix up your morning routine and eat something that is good tasting, warm, has reduced sugar and yet is still filling. You want a breakfast to look forward to that won’t leave you searching for a snack an hour later.
Plus, this Banana Chia Overnight Oats with Truvia Natural Sweetener is not only gluten free, it’s also Vegan!
Chia seeds are an excellent source of omega-3 fatty acids, rich in antioxidants, and provide fiber, iron, and calcium. Adding them to your breakfast is a great way to start the day.
Banana Chia Overnight Oats are easy-to-make at night and just pull it out of the refrigerator, pop in the microwave for 20-30 seconds (or eat straight from the refrigerator) and serve it to your family. I think it tastes better warm, myself.
Additionally, overnight oats are the perfect breakfast to take to work. I used to eat my breakfast and drink my coffee while reading my emails every morning at work.
I use a packet of Truvia Natural Sweetener in my cooked rolled oats too and it tastes so good! You don’t even know it’s there! There’s no after taste like other sweeteners.
If you aren’t familiar with Truvia Natural Sweetener, let me fill you in. Truvia Natural Sweetener is a natural, zero-calorie sweetener that comes from the leaves of the stevia plant. It’s just as easy-to-use as sugar. Just add it to recipes in place of sugar. It’s diabetic-friendly, gluten free and ready-to-use!
1 packet of Truvia Natural Sweetener or ¾ tsp = the sweetness from 2 teaspoons of sugar
Here is a Truvia Natural Sweetener Conversion Chart, for your convenience.
Not only can you add it to beverages and desserts, but you can add it to savory recipes as well.
Add Truvia Natural Sweetener instead of sugar with:
Macaroni and potato salads
Add it to anything you’d like some sweetness without the calories of sugar. There is even a Truvia Natural Sweetener Spoonable product so you can easily use larger quantities without having to open up several packets.
Truvia Natural Sweetener is so versatile that you’ll wonder why you never tried it before.
I bought my Truvia Natural Sweetener at Acme Supermarket but, you can find it at your local grocery store. Here’s a store locator for reference. Truvia Natural Sweetener can be found in the baking aisle. So, you won’t have to look far and wide to find Truvia Natural Sweetener.
Sometimes, I go to the grocery store 2-3 times a week and yesterday, I was there 3 times! So, I can really appreciate when products are easy-to-find. And being that Truvia Natural Sweetener can be found right in the baking aisle, that makes a busy mom’s life easier!
This tasty, low sugar recipe is really just as easy as combing a few ingredients, putting it in the refrigerator overnight, heating it up in the microwave for a bit and adding sliced bananas.
Banana Chia Overnight Oats
½ cup rolled oats
½ cup unsweetened vanilla almond milk
⅛ tsp ground cinnamon
½ tsp Chia Seeds
1 packet of Truvia Natural Sweetener
½ banana, sliced (will be added just before eating)
- Combine rolled oats, almond milk, cinnamon, Chia seeds and Truvia Natural Sweetener into a small mason jar or other container that can be closed. Stir until well combined. Store in refrigerator overnight.
- When you are ready to eat the overnight oats, warm them in the microwave for 20 seconds or so and then mix in the banana slices. You may eat them right out of the refrigerator too without warming them.
Banana Chia Overnight Oats with Truvia Natural Sweetener are not only reduced sugar and easy-to-make but, they are also a filling and a tasty breakfast. Don’t sacrifice taste for zero calories. Add some Truvia Natural Sweetener to your recipes and taste a nature’s sweetener!
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- ½ cup rolled oats
- ½ cup unsweetened vanilla almond milk
- ½ tsp Chia Seeds
- ⅛ tsp ground cinnamon
- 1 packet of Truvia Natural Sweetener
- ½ banana, sliced (will be added just before eating)
Combine rolled oats, almond milk, cinnamon, Chia seeds and Truvia Natural Sweetener into a small mason jar or other container that can be closed. Stir until well combined. Store in refrigerator overnight.
When you are ready to eat the overnight oats, warm them in the microwave for 20 seconds or so and then mix in the banana slices. You may eat them right out of the refrigerator too without warming them.