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Easy Overnight Oats with Banana

In the past, my go to breakfast has always been a bowl of cereal.  Mornings are rushed with getting the boys to two different schools on time.  Cereal for breakfast is fast to prepare and requires minimal work, but many cereals have a lot of sugar in them making them not the best choice for breakfast.  When I started the 6 Week Fitnest Challenge by Zehra Alibhai a couple of years ago, I changed some of my eating habits.  That's when I started eating these Easy Overnight Oats with Banana.  I have been trying different recipes and finally settled on one that I really like.  Preparing a few jars ahead of time, makes it easy to make a healthy choice for breakfast.  I still haven't gotten my boys onto the these Easy Overnight Oats yet.  Also, if my husband needs to grab a quick breakfast, there is something prepared for him to eat.  I originally didn't add the chia seeds and one day I thought to toss some in and see how it turned out.  I loved the result, the oats were thick a…

Best of 2012

It's that time of the year again!  Time to round up the best of 2012!

Below is the list of the most popular post in 2012 according to Google Analytics.  We loved all of them.  In particular, Roasted Banana Ice CreamBaked Oatmeal with Blueberries and Bananas15 Minute Creamy Avocado Pasta and Masoor ki Daal are all dishes that I make regularly for my family.
  1. Homemade Wheat Thins
  2. Roasted Banana Ice Cream
  3. Chewy Soft Pretzel
  4. Chicken Pad Thai
  5. Fresh Mango Ice Cream (Eggless, No Machine and Low Fat)
  6. Baked Cake Doughnuts
  7. Baked Oatmeal with Blueberries and Bananas
  8. 15 Minute Creamy Avocado Pasta
  9. Masoor ki Daal
  10. Quick and Easy Salsa
What were your favorite recipes from Chocolate & Chillies this year?

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  1. Lovely recipes Asiya.......hope to see many more in he coming year. Happy New Year !

  2. That's a great collection of recipes Asiya. What a treat to look at! Happy New Year!

  3. Happy New Year Asiya. May New Year bring all that you wish for.

  4. What a wonderful 2012! That roasted banana ice cream sounds amazing! Happy New Year!

  5. It is indeed a wonderful collection. I am new to your space and loved it. Happy to follow you. Visit my space if you have the time.


  6. A delicious spread of mouthwatering dishes in 2012 :)
    Wish you a Very Happy New Year!

  7. Great roundup--I'm ecited to try the hommade chicken pad thai! Thanks and happy new year!

  8. Roasted banana ice cream? Omg must make that ASAP!

  9. Discovered your blog by way of Isabelle's blog and I'm so glad I did! Our son has suddenly started expressing really strong food preferences (he either LOVES or HATES what we give him) so I'm definitely looking forward to reading what your sons are eating :)

  10. happy new year hun!

    this is a great round up of recipes and they truly deserve to be on the top. i am looking forward to seeing more of your creations this year :)

  11. So many great recipe ideas in your round up. It's fun to look back at some of the food memories we have created. Happy New Year.

  12. Yummyyy! You know I love all of your recipes! You take beautiful pictures of the dishes you make!

  13. I love all of your recipes and you take beautiful pictures of the dishes you make! I just posted anonymously by accident-sorry!

  14. These all look so fantastic, it's no surprise they were so popular. I've been meaning to try homemade crackers for a while, so those Wheat Thins are totally calling my name. Must try them out soon!

  15. beautiful roundup Happy new year to you and family

  16. Cute n yummy recipes vth cool cliks.... Looks so yum. Happy new year to ur family.

  17. The banana ice cream looks absolutely delicious!


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