Overnight Chia Oats


I feel like I’ve been seeing Overnight Oats and Chia Pudding everywhere on blogs lately, and so I thought I’d do a combo of the 2! It’s a perfect warm weather breakfast. You simply combine Almond Breeze Almondmilk, rolled oats, chia seeds and mashed banana in a jar and refrigerate it overnight (or for about 6 hours). In the morning you have a creamy, vitamin packed, chilled porridge to eat with fruit. It’s also an easy on-the-go breakfast to take to the office! Just add fresh fruit to the jar and grab a spoon.

I have been getting so much gorgeous summer melon in my CSA farm box, that I served mine in a half of a cantaloupe. And because we have blackberries growing off the back deck, I topped mine with those, plus some pomegranate seeds. Feel free to get creative and add other items to the jar before chilling or when serving (chopped fruit, honey, cinnamon, nuts…).

This recipe serves 2. Enjoy!

This post was done in partnership with Almond Breeze (a brand I personally use daily), but opinions are completely my own.

Prosciutto e Melone


While studying art in college for a year in Italy, I discovered the classic Italian antipasto, Prosciutto e Melone (prosciutto and melon). It couldn’t be simpler or tastier on a warm summer evening before dinner! I suggest enjoying it with a Campari aperitif (like Campari and soda) or a glass of chilled Rosé wine. In Italy, the melon slices are cut large, as above, but for parties I like to prepare bite sized cubes of melon wrapped in prosciutto (and a little toothpick to hold each together). Buon Appetito!

by Erin Gleeson for The Forest Feast