Overnight oats is the perfect grab and go breakfast recipe to make your mornings a breeze! Overnight oats are a no-cook method of making a nutritious and delicious breakfast with oatmeal. Instead of cooking the oats over a stovetop, simply add milk to a jar with oats and let sit overnight. Not only is oatmeal a delicious start to the day, they are also packed with essential nutrients like fiber and antioxidants.
Overnight Oats 3 ways:
- Add oats, almond milk, Greek yogurt, chia seeds, sweetener of choice, and vanilla extract to a mason jar or cup. Stir until combined and there are no clumps.
- Cover with lid or plastic wrap. Place in the refrigerator for at least 2 hours or overnight. Toppings can be added the night before or immediately before serving.
- Uncover and enjoy from the glass container the next day. Thin with a little more milk or water, if desired.
½ cup rolled old fashioned oats
½ cup of unsweetened almond milk
¼ cup non-fat Greek Yogurt
1 tbsp chia seeds
1 tbsp sweetener of choice (honey or maple syrup)
¼ tsp vanilla extract
PB & J:
1 tbsp strawberry jam
1 tbsp peanut butter
¼ cup diced strawberries
Peanuts for topping
Per serving: Calories 479, Carbs 66gm, Protein 18gm, Fat 17gm
¼ cup diced apples
1 tbsp pecans chopped
2 tsp maple syrup
¼ tsp ground cinnamon
Per serving: Calories 444, Carbs 68gm, Protein 15gm, Fat 13gm
Lemon Blueberry Cheesecake:
4 tbsp blueberries
1 tsp lemon zest
2 tsp lemon juice
1 tbsp vanilla greek yogurt
Per serving: Calories 398, Carbs 63gm, Protein 16gm, Fat 9gm
This recipe is inspired by our very own dietitian Abbey Granger, MS, RDN, LD food blog, The Food Mood RD.