This morning started out on a sweet note with a creamy bowl of overnight oats.
After dinner yesterday I threw Coach’s Oats, chia seeds, strawberry banana Greek yogurt, milk and a heaping spoonful of strawberry preserves into a bowl and let it soak overnight.
(I highly recommend adding fruit preserves to overnight oats! It added the perfect punch of sweetness.)
This morning, I stirred everything up and added a bit more milk and a sliced banana to the oats.
I ate the oats out of a new bowl I got from my family for Christmas. I love the fun design and the depth. Perfect for stirring extra ingredients into overnight oats without worrying about overflow.
Whenever I hear back from readers who have unsuccessfully attempted overnight oats, the complaint is almost always that they were too liquidy. For me, the key to thick overnight oats is the inclusion of chia seeds.
So how about a chance to win some chia seeds of your own?
As you may know, I am a FitFluential ambassador and when the company put out a call for ambassadors who were big fans of chia seeds a few weeks ago, I immediately responded saying I looove the nutritious little seeds.
I’ve been eating chia seeds since the beginning of the year when I first tried them and haven’t looked back.
They’re great in cinnamon chia seed granola…
On top of pancakes, bagels, English muffins topped with peanut butter…
Incorporated into smoothies or even in chocolate chia seed pudding…
A couple of weeks ago, I was sent a handful of chia seeds from The Chia Co, an Australian company that specializes in sustainable farming and the development of chia seeds and chia products.
The company boasts that their chia seeds are:
- Gluten Free
- Halal certified
- Kosher certified
- Excellent source of Omega 3
- High Source of Protein
- Rich in Antioxidants
- Excellent source of dietary fiber
- Endorsed by the Coeliac Society Inc (Australia)
- Endorsed by the National Heart Foundation (Australia)
- Grown naturally / GMO Free
And now you can win chia seeds of your own from The Chia Co! (Note: This giveaway is not sponsored or endorsed by The Chia Co or Fitfluential and is simply coming from me and the samples they sent to me that I’ve chosen to pass along.)
Two winners will receive two bags of the chia seeds and a chia tank top!
To enter this giveaway, simply comment below telling me why you want to try chia seeds for the first time or tell me about your favorite way to enjoy chia seeds if you’re already a fan.
I will randomly select two winners tomorrow morning.