Golden Overnight oats by Tamara Quaddoumi

Golden Overnight oats by Tamara Quaddoumi

Refined Sugar-free ✔ Gluten-free ✔ Vegan ✔

This classic Ayurvedic anti-inflammatory breakfast is filled with all the fiber flavor and deliciousness your gut needs to get through the day! Health expert Tamara Quaddoumi will show you how to prepare it.

What Does ‘Ayurvedic’ Mean?

Ayurvedic medicine is one of the world's oldest holistic healing systems. It was developed more than 3,000 years ago in India. It's based on the belief that health and wellness depend on a delicate balance between the mind, body, and spirit.

The term Ayurveda is derived from the Sanskrit words ayur (life) and veda (science or knowledge). Thus, Ayurveda translates to knowledge of life. Based on the idea that disease is due to an imbalance or stress in a person's consciousness, Ayurveda encourages certain lifestyle interventions and natural therapies to regain a balance between the body, mind, spirit, and the environment.

Ayurveda can have positive effects when used as a complementary therapy in combination with standard, conventional medical care.

Unlike many other diets, the Ayurvedic diet provides personalized recommendations about which foods to eat and avoid based on your body type. It’s also popular because it’s not only said to promote better health for your body but also your mind.

The Ayurvedic diet encourages eating whole foods like fruits, vegetables, grains, and legumes. The diet minimizes processed foods, which often lack fiber and important vitamins and minerals. Moreover, given that the Ayurvedic diet emphasizes nutrient-rich whole foods, it might boost weight loss.

What Are Overnight Oats?

Overnight oats are made by soaking rolled oats in liquid overnight. This method of preparing oats keeps the integrity of the oat intact, helping to avoid that gummy texture that cooked versions sometimes take on.

They’re simple to prepare (no cooking required!) and packed with nutrition. And since they’re made with uncooked oats, they’re a great source of resistant starch — a type of fiber that feeds our beneficial gut bacteria!

What Is Golden Milk?

Golden milk, or turmeric milk, originally comes from India. Turmeric has been used in Ayurvedic medicine for centuries and has anti-inflammatory properties and antimicrobial effects, thanks to the main active ingredient in turmeric, which is curcumin.

And now, on to the recipe!

UTENSILS

You will need:

  • 1 bowl

INGREDIENTS

You can find most of the ingredients listed below on Mint Basil Market.

  • Coconut milk
  • Chia seeds
  • Shaman’s Turmeric Latte
  • Almond butter
  • Maple syrup or agave
  • Gluten-free oats

DIRECTIONS

This recipe is so easy to make, so let’s get started!

The first step is to grab a bowl. Then you add all your ingredients to it, one after the other. Once you’re done, mix well with a spoon until it’s all golden.

Cover your bowl and refrigerate overnight. 

Top with fruits and seeds or nuts of choice and enjoy this healthy breakfast!

We’d love to know what you would use as toppings. Tamara loves to add some coconut shavings and peaches. You can also sneak your daily dose of collagen into this tasty breakfast.

If you tried this recipe or have any questions, don’t hesitate to reach out to us.

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