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Basic, Healthy Overnight Oats Recipe Plus Five Variations and a Vegan Option

Vegan Overnight Oats

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Looking for an easy breakfast solution? This recipe for healthy overnight oats is simple to make and yields the most delicious results.

Ingredients

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Basic Base

  • 1/2 cup old fashioned oats
  • 1/2 cup milk of choice (I used almond milk)
  • 1 tsp chia seeds *
  • 1/4 cup yogurt of choice (I used full-fat Greek yogurt)

Vegan Base

  • 1/2 cup old-fashioned oats
  • 1 Tbsp chia seeds *
  • 3/4 cup unsweetened almond milk (or other Vegan milk of your choice)

Peanut Butter and Jelly

  • A dollop of natural peanut butter *
  • 1/3 cup mixed berries (frozen or fresh)
  • 1 Tbsp pomegranate juice (pineapple or apple juice works as well)
  • 1-2 Tbsp pure maple syrup * (or stevia)

Cinnamon Spice

  • 1/4 tsp cinnamon
  • 1/4 tsp vanilla
  • 1/8 tsp nutmeg
  • 1 pinch cloves (approx 1/16 tsp)
  • 1-2 Tbsp pure maple syrup * (or sweetener of choice)

Pumpkin Pie

  • 1/4 cup pumpkin puree
  • 1/4 tsp pumpkin pie spice
  • 1-2 Tbsp pure maple syrup * (or sweetener of choice)
  • 1 Tbsp Pecans (optional)

Apple Cinnamon

  • 1/4 cup unsweetened applesauce
  • 1 Tbsp raisins
  • 1 Tbsp walnuts
  • 1/2 small apple (I used a small gala), diced
  • 1/4 tsp cinnamon
  • 1/2 tsp coconut oil
  • 1-2 Tbsp pure maple syrup * (optional)

Goat Cheese and Pear

  • 1/4 large pear, diced
  • 1 Tbsp crumbled goat cheese
  • 1/2 Tbsp honey
  • 1 Tbsp walnuts

Instructions

  1. Mix all the ingredients from either the basic or Vegan base together in a bowl
  2. Cover and refrigerate overnight
  3. The next morning, stir and add any toppings or mix-ins you want.

Peanut Butter and Jelly

  1. After preparing the oats the night before, prepare the fruit syrup by combining the berries, juice and syrup in a blender and blend until the desired consistency is reached. Cover and refrigerate the syrup in a separate container from the oats.
  2. In the morning layer half the oats, half the syrup, the oats, and top with peanut butter and the syrup.

Cinnamon Spice

  1. Prepare oats the night before following directions in the recipe.
  2. The next morning add all the ingredients to the overnight oats and enjoy.

Pumpkin Pie

  1. Prepare oats the night before following directions in the recipe.
  2. The next morning add all the ingredients to the overnight oats and enjoy.

Apple Cinnamon

  1. Prepare oats and syrup the night before following directions in the recipe of your choice.
  2. In the morning melt the coconut oil in a small pan.
  3. Add the diced apples and cinnamon and saute until apples are warm and softened (1-3 minutes).
  4. Add all the ingredients to the overnight oats and enjoy.

Goat Cheese and Pear

  1. The next morning add all the ingredients to the overnight oats and enjoy.

Notes

The nutrition information is for the basic recipe without any added toppings or mix-ins

Keywords: Quick, Easy, Overnight