Overnight Oats for Weight Loss (High Protein High Fiber Recipe)

Welcome to the ultimate breakfast revolution! As a registered dietitian with a passion for helping people achieve their weight loss goals, I’m thrilled to introduce you to a recipe that’s been a game-changer for countless clients: High Protein High Fiber Yummy Overnight Oats. Packed with nutrients, flavor, and the power to keep you feeling full and satisfied, these overnight oats are about to become your new morning obsession.

What Makes These Great Overnight Oats for Weight Loss?

There are key ingredients in this recipe that were chosen to make it weight-loss friendly. Two nutrients I talk about time and time again with clients are protein and fiber. So I’ve targetted these nutrients with some key ingredients including:

  • oats
  • cottage cheese
  • berries
  • milk
  • protein powder
  • walnuts

Let’s dive into why these overnight oats are a must-have for anyone on a weight loss journey.

The Power of Oats

First and foremost, we start with oats—the unsung hero of the fiber world. Loaded with soluble fiber, oats help curb cravings and keep you feeling fuller for longer, making them an essential ingredient for sustainable weight loss.

Protein-Packed Cottage Cheese

Next up, we add cultured cottage cheese—a powerhouse of high-quality protein and gut-friendly probiotics. Protein is essential for controlling hunger and preserving lean muscle mass during weight loss, while probiotics support a healthy gut environment, which is crucial for optimal digestion and nutrient absorption.

Bursting with Berries

But we’re not done yet! We throw in a generous handful of frozen mixed berries, bursting with antioxidants to combat inflammation and support overall health.

The Dairy Delight: Real Milk

And let’s not forget about real milk—the dairy delight that has been shown to aid in weight loss when consumed as part of a balanced diet.

Boosting with Vanilla Protein Powder

To boost the protein content even further, we incorporate vanilla protein powder, adding both flavor and functionality to our oats.

Nutty Omega-3s

And last but certainly not least, we sprinkle in some walnuts for their plant-based omega-3s, which have been linked to improved appetite control and metabolic health.

Overnight Oats for Weight Loss

Now, let’s get down to the nitty-gritty—the recipe itself. Here’s how to whip up a batch of High Protein High Fiber Yummy Overnight Oats.

Servings2
CourseBreakfast
CuisineAmerican
DietGluten Free, Vegetarian

Equipment

  • Refrigerator

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup dry oats
  • 1/2 cup cultured cottage cheese
  • 1/2 cup frozen mixed berries
  • 1 cup real milk
  • 1 scoop vanilla protein powder 20 grams
  • 8 halves of walnuts
  • Dash of cinnamon

Instructions

  • In a mixing bowl, combine the oats, cultured cottage cheese, frozen mixed berries, real milk, and vanilla protein powder.
  • Stir until well combined, ensuring that the protein powder is evenly distributed throughout the mixture.
  • Transfer the mixture to an airtight container or mason jar.
  • Sprinkle the walnuts and cinnamon over the top of the oats.
  • Cover and refrigerate overnight, allowing the flavors to meld and the oats to soften.
  • In the morning, give the oats a good stir and enjoy cold or heated in the microwave for a warm, comforting breakfast.

Nutrition

Nutrition Facts
Overnight Oats for Weight Loss (High Protein & High Fiber)
Amount per Serving
Calories
283
% Daily Value*
Fat
 
6
g
9
%
Saturated Fat
 
2
g
13
%
Cholesterol
 
39
mg
13
%
Sodium
 
343
mg
15
%
Carbohydrates
 
31
g
10
%
Fiber
 
5
g
21
%
Sugar
 
12
g
13
%
Protein
 
25
g
50
%
Vitamin A
 
24
IU
0
%
Vitamin C
 
15
mg
18
%
Calcium
 
275
mg
28
%
Iron
 
2
mg
11
%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
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Why It Works

So, what makes these overnight oats so effective for weight loss? It’s all about the winning combination of high protein, high fiber, and nutrient-dense ingredients.

Protein and Fiber Combo

Protein helps keep you feeling full and satisfied, while fiber regulates digestion and promotes a healthy metabolism.

Nutritional Boost

Plus, the addition of antioxidants, omega-3s, and cinnamon adds a nutritional boost that supports overall well-being.

Use This Recipe for Weight Loss Inspiration

If you’re looking to kickstart your weight loss journey or simply add some variety to your breakfast routine, look no further than these High Protein High Fiber Overnight Oats for Weight Loss.

With their winning combination of flavors, textures, and nutritional benefits, these oats are sure to become a staple in your meal prep routine. Whip up a batch and wake up to a delicious and nutritious breakfast that will fuel your body and satisfy your taste buds.

For more inspiration, explore my other recipes for weight loss.

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