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4 glasses of overnight oats

Easy Overnight Oats

This easy overnight oats recipe is a healthy simple breakfast that you can make ahead for busy mornings and customize with many add-ins and toppings!
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Course: Breakfast
Cuisine: American
Prep Time: 5 mins
Total Time: 5 mins
Servings: 1 serving
Calories: 378kcal
Author: Yumna Jawad

Ingredients

Base

  • ½ cup rolled old fashioned oats
  • ½ cup milk of choice
  • ¼ cup non-fat Greek yogurt
  • 1 tablespoon chia seeds
  • 1 tablespoon sweetener of choice honey or maple syrup
  • 1/4 teaspoon vanilla extract

Peanut Butter & Jelly

  • 1 tablespoon strawberry jam
  • 1 tablespoon peanut butter
  • ¼ cup diced strawberries
  • 2 tablespoons peanuts crushed

Apple Pie

  • 1/4 cup diced apples
  • 1 tablespoon pecans chopped
  • 2 teaspoons maple syrup
  • ¼ teaspoon ground cinnamon

Banana Nutella

  • ½ banana sliced
  • 1 tablespoon Nutella
  • 1 tablespoon hazelnuts crushed
  • 1 tablespoon chocolate chips

Almond Joy

  • ¼ cup shredded coconut
  • 1 tablespoon almonds chopped
  • 1 tablespoon chocolate chips
  • 2 teaspoons maple syrup

Instructions

  • Place all ingredients into a large glass container and mix until combined.
  • Cover the glass container with a 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.

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Notes

Storage: Overnight oats can be stored in the fridge for up to 5 days. This makes it an ideal breakfast meal prep to make on Sunday night for the week.
Substitutes: For best results, follow the recipe as is. However here are some common substitutes that would work well in this recipe.
  • Make it vegan: Use plant-based milk, plant-based yogurt, and maple syrup for sweetener
  • Make it gluten-free: Use certified gluten-free oats
  • Make it sugar-free: Omit the sweetener all together or used mashed or pureed fruit in the base recipe
Nutrition: Please note that the nutrition label provided is an estimate based on an online nutrition calculator. It will vary based on the specific ingredients you use.  This information should not be considered a substitute for a professional nutritionist’s advice. The nutrition value is for one serving without any toppings.

Nutrition

Calories: 378kcal | Carbohydrates: 54g | Protein: 17g | Fat: 11g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Cholesterol: 15mg | Sodium: 80mg | Potassium: 485mg | Fiber: 8g | Sugar: 21g | Vitamin A: 198IU | Calcium: 322mg | Iron: 3mg