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Have you heard of the MIND Diet? 

It combines 2 very popular diets that experts regard as some of the healthiest (because they lower the risk of heart disease, diabetes, and other diseases):

    • The Mediterranean Diet
    • And the Dietary Approaches to Stop Hypertension or DASH diet

It’s made up of selected foods from these diets that focus specifically on brain health and preventing dementia.

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This Overnight Oats with Berries & Nuts Recipe (featured on The List) contains 3 of of the MIND Diet’s suggested “Foods To Eat More Of”: Oats, Berries, and Nuts!

 

Why This Overnight Oats with Berries & Nuts Recipe Works: 

  • It’s SUPER easy and takes just a few minutes to whip together.
  • You prep it the night before, so you won’t have to actually make breakfast in the morning. (Look at you, setting your future self up for success!)
  • Not only is it healthy for your body, but its ingredients have been shown to improve cognition and prevent Alzheimer’s by up to 53%!

 

Ingredients for this Overnight Oats with Berries & Nuts Recipe:

  • ½ cup old fashioned oats
  • ½ cup oat milk (or milk of your choice)
  • ¼ cup yogurt of your choice
  • 1 tablespoon honey or maple syrup (optional)
  • Handful of fresh berries 
  • Handful of chopped nuts

Overnight Oats Recipe MIND Diet

 

How to Make This Overnight Oats with Berries & Nuts Recipe

  1. In a bowl or mason jar, combine the oats with the milk, yogurt and honey.
  2. Cover and refrigerate overnight.
  3. When ready to eat, top with berries and nuts.

mind diet oatmeal breakfast ingredients

oatmeal ingredients breakfast for mind diet

 

FAQs 

What if I don’t have any honey?

You can replace honey with maple syrup for a delicious twist!

What nuts should I use?

Pistachios and hazelnuts are my go-to, but slivered almonds and walnuts are definitely crowd-pleasers.

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Can I use frozen berries?

Of course! They should thoroughly thaw overnight in the fridge. 

berries and nuts in oatmeal

What if I’m out of nuts?

You can also add in a big spoonful of your favorite nut butter for a creamy, nutty flavor.

 

oatmeal oats in a mason jar breakfast

 

More MIND Diet Recipes

 

Overnight Oats with Berries & Nuts Recipe

A super easy Overnight Oats breakfast recipe with nuts and berries that you can make in just a few minutes in a mason jar.
5 from 6 votes
Prep Time 5 mins
Total Time 5 mins
Course Breakfast
Cuisine American
Servings 1 person
Calories 517 kcal

Ingredients
  

  • ½ cup old fashioned oats
  • ½ cup oat milk (or milk of your choice)
  • ¼ cup yogurt (of your choice)
  • 1 tbsp honey (or maple syrup)
  • 1 handful fresh berries
  • 1 handful chopped nuts

Instructions
 

  • In a bowl or mason jar, combine the oats with the milk, yogurt and honey.
  • Cover and refrigerate overnight.
  • When ready to eat, top with berries and nuts.

Nutrition

Sodium: 103mgCalcium: 336mgVitamin C: 1mgVitamin A: 284IUSugar: 32gFiber: 7gPotassium: 493mgCholesterol: 4mgCalories: 517kcalMonounsaturated Fat: 4gPolyunsaturated Fat: 15gSaturated Fat: 3gFat: 24gProtein: 15gCarbohydrates: 65gIron: 4mg
Keyword breakfast, easy, honey, mind diet, nuts, oatmeal, oats
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