Having a healthy breakfast is one that can help feel you satiated for the entire day! Protein helps give the body energy and sustains the body’s energy levels for long hours.
Well, what better protein-rich breakfast you can have other than this super simple to make at home, overnight breakfast smoothie with oats, seeds and nuts! Check out the recipe below!
How can this smoothie benefit your health?
This recipe contains just a few ingredients like oats, flaxseeds, pumpkin seeds, cashewnuts and dates.
Here are the benefits of these ingredients:
Oats is rich in protein and protein is rich in building muscle mass and bones. The body uses protein to repair itself and plays an important role in the creation and maintenance of every cell in the body. It provides energy to the body. Any sort of injury or wear and tear repair and healing will depend on the protein your body has. It can help curb hunger and maintain a healthy weight.
Oats are very nutritious and contain antioxidants, vitamins, minerals and fibre. It can help lower blood sugar levels and keep one’s cholesterol in check. It can also reduce the risk of developing heart diseases.
Flaxseeds are rich in proteinthat can help boost energy and keep you energized for longer hours. They are also rich in antioxidants and can help ward off diseases and fight free radical damage.
Flax seeds contain omega-3 fatty acids along with high levels of protein, dietary fibres and dietary minerals, types of vitamin B, iron, magnesium and potassium.
Pumpkin seeds can help reduce the levels of cholesterol in the body, prevent kidney stones from occurring, boost body metabolism and also reduce blood pressure.
Eating pumpkin seeds can help keep the body away from harmful diseases as it contains antioxidants. It can also help improve prostrate health and treat arthritis as it has anti-inflammatory properties. These seeds are a rich source of protein for the body.
Cashewnuts are rich in antioxidants and can lower the levels of oxidative damage done to cells. They are rich in fibre and can reduce hunger and induce a feeling of fullness. They contain healthy fats and minerals like copper, magnesium, zinc, iron, vitamins and selenium.
Being nutrient-dense these nuts can promote overall health and well-being, improve the quality of the blood, promote eye health, assist metabolic functioning and is a good source of protein.
Dates are rich in potassium and can help reduce LDL or bad cholesterol. Dates are high in calories and rich in carbohydrates. They also contain essential vitamins and minerals like potassium (reducing the risk of stroke), iron (to keep hemoglobin in check), magnesium etc.
Among the other dry fruits, dates are the richest in antioxidant properties and can help protect the body and prevent the development of diseases.
How to make the overnight breakfast smoothie at home? watch the video below –