Pecan and ginger overnight oats

Nuts give this winter-inspired recipe a dose of healthy fats.

“Oats are a powerful whole grain packed with fiber and the immune-boosting compound beta-glucan,” says Lisa Hayim, R.D., a registered nutritionist based in New York City and founder of The Well Necessities. “They contain a special type of naturally occurring sugar that has been shown to lower cholesterol.”

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photo by: Christine Han


½ cup old-fashioned oats
1 teaspoon grated ginger
1 teaspoon cinnamon
2 tablespoons pecans
¾ cup unsweetened vanilla almond milk


½ teaspoon allspice
½ teaspoon nutmeg


Place all the ingredients except the milk in a glass jar and stir well.
The night before consuming, add in the milk and stir well. Store in the fridge overnight with the lid on. Enjoy in the morning.