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Overnight Oats Recipe

I always go to bed with the best intentions to wake up early, enjoy the morning, and fuel my body with a satisfying breakfast, but things don't always work out that way — did I mention I'm not much of a morning person? Luckily, I've found a recipe that requires about 30 seconds of preparation the night before and ensures that I get to fulfill at least one of these morning goals every day. Meet the easiest breakfast of all time: overnight oats. It does not get any better than mixing a few ingredients together before bed and grabbing a spoon when you're ready to eat a delicious breakfast.

High in protein and fiber, this whole-grain recipe will keep hunger at bay all morning long. Even better, this recipe supports healthy digestion and can even help you beat belly bloat. I've toyed around with a number of iterations of the basic recipe with slight changes, but this combination of ingredients including chia seeds and slivered almonds has become my go-to mix. Try it out for yourself tonight.

Overnight Oats

Overnight Oats

Notes

I'm a big fan of So Delicious's unsweetened coconut milk in this recipe, but any nut or cow's milk will do the job. Just be sure to stick with the 1:1 ratio.

I topped off this jar with blackberries, raspberries, a few slivered almonds, and a slight drizzle of maple syrup, but feel free to get creative with your favorites. This recipe is incredibly versatile.

Overnight Oats Recipe

Ingredients

1/2 cup rolled oats
1/2 cup coconut milk
1 tablespoon chia seeds
2 tablespoons slivered almonds
1/2 tablespoon maple syrup
1 teaspoon vanilla extract

Directions

  1. Mix all the ingredients together in a glass jar. Stir well, cover, and refrigerate overnight.
  2. The next morning, remove from the fridge, top off with your favorite fresh fruit, and enjoy!


Source: Calorie Count

Nutrition

Calories per serving
345
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kvschulze kvschulze 1 year

Can honey substitute for maple syrup?

Melissa15867476 Melissa15867476 1 year

For those that aren't enamored with oatmeal, try this: Add a little egg white to the mixture in the morning and cook it like a pancake on your stove top. Add maple syrup on top and enjoy!!

kellbell917 kellbell917 2 years

what about soy milk instead of coconut or almond milk?

Amyray4 Amyray4 2 years

The oatmeal is uncooked but it is not the texture of cooked oatmeal. It's not mushy like precooked oatmeal would be. Its yum!

Amyray4 Amyray4 2 years

These are so good. I use almond milk for mine but now I want to try them with the coconut milk!

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