Soaked oats are made more fun and delicious by making a blueberry almond milk with fresh summer blueberries! A colorful bowl of oats, coconut, and fresh and dried fruit, this Blueberry Muesli Bowl will keep you energized for hours. Using quick cooking oats allows the muesli bowl to be ready within 30 minutes, without needing an overnight soak to “cook” the oats.
What (your ingredients):
½ cup almond milk
½ cup fresh blueberries
½ cup quick cooking oats
1 teaspoon chia seeds
Toppings: Blueberries, dried mulberries, unsweetened desiccated coconut, goji berries
How (your directions):
To create the blueberry almond milk, add almond milk and blueberries to a high-speed blender, and blend for 30 seconds.
To a cereal bowl, add quick cooking oats and chia seeds. Pour blueberry almond milk over oats and chia seeds. Stir to combine, then allow to sit for at least 30 minutes. Tip: You can refrigerate this blueberry muesli if you like your oats cold or if preparing overnight.
Top with blueberries, dried mulberries, unsweetened desiccated coconut, goji berries, or YOUR favorite toppings. Sliced strawberries, slivered almonds, and mint would be delicious!
Why (the science): Blueberries contain polyphenols, compounds which are known to boost brain health and prevent cognitive decline!