Five delicious variations on overnight oatmeal! These prove breakfast on the go doesn't need to be boring. Prep these simple oats the night before then they're ready to go first thing in the morning. You'll love all of these flavor options!
Ready in: 5minutes
1/2cupold fashioned rolled oats
1/2cupunsweetened almond milk, plus more to thin if desired
1/4cupplain fat-free greek yogurt
1fair pinch fine sea salt or table salt
1 - 3tsphoney or maple syrup, to taste
1pinch each nutmeg and cloves
1Tbspdried cranberries, for topping
1Tbspraw unsalted pumpkin seeds, for topping
2 - 3tspcocoa powder, to taste
1Tbspcreamy peanut butter(optional)
1/2well ripened banana, mashed
1/2Tbspmini chocolate chips for topping(optional)
1Tbspshredded toasted coconut, for topping (optional)
Berry Chia Seed
1/2cupfresh berries such as strawberries, blueberries or raspberries (chop strawberries)
1 1/2tspchia seeds
Banana Almond Flax
1small ripe banana, mashed
1Tbspcreamy almond butter
1Tbspground flax seeds
3drops almond extract(pour it in the lid first so you don't add too much)
Apple Autumn Spice
1/2cupchopped crisp, sweet apples
1pinch ground nutmeg
1Tbspchopped pecans, for topping
Add oats, almond milk, yogurt, salt and honey or maple syrup to a 16 oz. jar or bowl. Add mix-ins listed for desired flavor (don't add toppings until the next day). Stir then cover and refrigerate overnight. Thin with more almond milk if desired, add toppings if listed.
Nutrition facts include oats, almonds milk, yogurt, salt and 2 tsp honey. Other mix-ins are not included.
Be sure to use old fashioned rolled oats here (not quick oats), or you won't get right consistency.
Let your oats soak for at least 4 hours — or 8 hours for even creamier results.
To keep things like nuts crisp, wait until the morning to add them so they keep that nice crunch.