3 Simple Overnight Oats Recipes

Simple Overnight Oats Recipe

Overnight oats are one of my favorite breakfasts because they are rich in fiber, protein, antioxidants, minerals and vitamins like vitamin B, iron, selenium, magnesium and zinc. They can easily keep you satisfied until lunch and are fairly inexpensive, especially when you buy ingredients in bulk.

Oats are delicious and easy to make, taking less than 5 minutes of prep time – all without cooking. Seriously, it couldn’t get any easier! You can quickly make them the night before for a grab-and-go breakfast. They’re also easily customizable with a variety of add-ons or toppings to suit anyone’s taste. 

Gluten Free | Vegan | Low Sugar Options

Base Ingredients for Overnight Oats:

  • Old-fashioned rolled oats: Many are available as gluten free options.
  • Chia seeds: They are an excellent source of antioxidants, omega-3 fatty acids, fiber and calcium and add a pudding-like texture.
  • Milk: Use your favorite milk. For a vegan option, I like to use almond, oat, coconut or cashew milk.
  • Nut butter: To add a creamier texture, add almond, sunflower, cashew, peanut butter or pumpkin butter.
  • Sweeteners (optional): Add a small amount of honey, maple syrup or a liquid low-carb substitute like monk fruit.
  • Toppings: When you’re ready to eat them, add your favorite fruit or a little Greek or vegan yogurt.

Simple Overnight Oats Recipe

Blueberry & Blackberries Oats Ingredients:

  • ½ cup gluten free rolled oats
  • 2 tsp of chia seeds
  • 2/3 cup of oat milk
  • 1 tablespoon of sunflower butter
  • 1 tablespoon of vanilla extract
  • 1 tablespoon of local honey
  • ¼ cup of fresh blueberries & blackberries
  • 1-2 tablespoons of yogurt (optional)

Peanut Butter & Jelly Oats Ingredients:

  • ½ cup gluten free rolled oats
  • 2/3 cup of almond milk
  • 2 tablespoons of peanut butter
  • 1-2 tablespoons of your favorite jam 
  • 1 tablespoon of sweetener (optional)
  • ¼ cup of fruit toppings of your choice (optional)

Low-Sugar Oats Ingredients:

  • ½ cup gluten free rolled oats
  • 2/3 cup of unsweetened almond milk
  • 2 teaspoons of chia seeds
  • 1 tablespoon of vanilla extract
  • 1 tablespoon of monk fruit sweetener 

Directions for All:

Add the oats, milk and ingredients to a mason jar, bowl or resealable container. Shake or stir the container. Seal the container and place it in the fridge for at least 4 hours or overnight.

When you’re ready you can enjoy them cold or heated.

Add your desired toppings and enjoy.

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