No Skipping Breakfast Oats

by Melanie McCloy

No Skipping Breakfast Oats

A perfect breakfast for maintaining my energy throughout the day. If you’re finding yourself reaching for a second, third cup of coffee, or craving something sweet halfway through the morning, definitely try oats in a jar!

I’ve never been a big eater first thing in the morning, but this oatmeal is light enough on my stomach that I don’t feel as if I’m overindulging.
There are endless combinations of these little healthy treats. The basic one I usually use is listed below and add in extras as you wish.

They contain more protein than most grains (5g per serving).

They’re a rich source of fiber, which helps satisfy your hunger (4g per serving).

They’re high in antioxidants which may help lower blood pressure levels.


  • 1/2 cup gluten-free steel-cut oats
  • 1/2 cup of milk (your choice: almond milk, coconut milk, cashew, soy milk)
  • 1 teaspoon chia seeds
  • 1 scoop of BeautyFit Collagen
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground turmeric
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • Pinch of ground ginger
  • Pinch of sea salt
  • 1 teaspoon of pure maple syrup


  1. Place all ingredients into a jar and mix well to combine.
  2. Place in the refrigerator, covered, for at least 3 hours or overnight.
  3. Serve cold with toppings of choice!


Can be stored in the refrigerator for up to 3-4 days. You may need to add a splash or two of milk/ water before serving to adjust to your desired consistency.

Until next time.

With love and beauty!


Melanie McCloy
Melanie McCloy

AFAA Certified, Yoga Instructor, Fitness Model

My name is Melanie McCloy and I’ve been teaching and training for 26 years. I’m AFAA group exercise certified. PIYO certified and a Yoga instructor. Various other formats. I have a fitness blog myself and a fitness page I’m passionate about. It is strongfitandinspire.

Nutrition and exercise are a part of my everyday life. I’m a mother of three and a licensed Paralegal.

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