8 Easy Overnight Oats Recipes
On weekday mornings, it can be very challenging to find the time to cook and eat healthy when you’re scrambling to get yourself and the kids out the door on time.
Your solution? Overnight oats! If you’ve got just ten minutes the night before, you’ll wake up to a tasty, nutritious breakfast the next day that you can just grab and go. These delicious and easy overnight oat recipes are sure to be a hit with your whole family!
1. Basic Overnight Oats Recipe
Maybe you want to get familiar with the basics of overnight oats. How big a batch can you make at once? How long will the oats keep in the fridge? In what order does everything go in? Can you use whatever fruit you want? Start here for the answers to all your most pressing oats questions!
2. Peanut Butter Overnight Oats
This creamy, dreamy oats recipe uses only five ingredients and takes just five minutes to make. Combine almond milk, maple syrup, and salted peanut butter with oats and chia seeds (for extra protein and Omega-3s) to please your PB lover while providing lots of nutrients.
3. Chocolate Banana Overnight Oats
This creamy oats recipe uses only three ingredients and takes only five minutes! All you need is a beautiful mix of bananas, cacao powder, and peanut butter. After you gathered the ingredients you then proceed to stack the mix together in a jar parfait style. Once you finish stacking the layers finish off the oatmeal with a dollop of peanut butter on the top!
4. Toasted Coconut Overnight Oats
If you love exotic, sweet flavors, you don’t want to miss this recipe. These rolled oats are steeped in coconut milk, drizzled in honey, and garnished with your choice of tropical fruit — kiwi, mango, coconut, pineapple, or whatever gets your taste buds revved up!
5. Strawberry Cheesecake Overnight Oats
Dessert for breakfast? Yes, please! But what makes this really a dream come true is that it’s actually healthy. Greek yogurt bumps up the protein while almond milk, strawberries, honey, vanilla, and graham crackers make for an incredible cheesecake-like taste and consistency that’s totally guilt-free.
6. Brownie Batter Chocolate Overnight Oats
An internet favorite with over 25,000 Pinterest shares, this gooey, chocolatey oats recipe will have your mouth watering the minute your alarm goes off. The simple combination of cocoa powder, dark chocolate chips, milk, and yogurt will trick you into thinking you’re indulging in a luscious dessert.
7. 5-Minute Oatmeal Power Bowl
Savory lovers will fall for this overnight oats power bowl. The nutty, salty flavor of soaked almonds, pepita seeds, and hemp hearts provides a perfect balance for the mild sweetness of cinnamon, allspice, and toasted coconut. Plus, it’s loaded with the power of healthy fats and amino acids to keep you satiated for hours!
8. Key Lime Pie Overnight Oats
This sweet, tart breakfast will instantly remind you of your favorite springtime treat. Just mix together lime, coconut extract, Greek yogurt, and coconut sugar to mimic the classic pie recipe. It’s filled with healthy protein, fiber, and fats that will brighten your morning and give you plenty of energy until lunchtime.
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