6 delicious overnight oats recipes

1 – Chocolate peanut butter fudge by www.breakfastdramaqueen.com


1 very ripe banana
1 cup pumpkin puree
3 – 4 tbsp grated dark chocolate
2 tbsp smooth peanut butter
3 tbsp cocoa powder
1 tbsp chia seeds
1 tsp vanilla extract
2/3 cup rolled oats
1 cup almond milk
1 tbsp maple syrup, or to taste

How to make it
Mash the banana in a large bowl or container. Mix in the pumpkin puree, dark chocolate, cocoa powder, chia seeds and vanilla extract. Add the rolled oats, almond milk and maple syrup and mix until completely combined. Taste, and add more maple syrup if desired. Cover the bowl with plastic wrap (or put the lid on the container) and leave in the fridge overnight. In the morning, divide the oats between two bowls. Top with chopped nuts, chocolate chips and/or peanut butter. Enjoy!

2 – Carrot cake protein oats by www.dashingdish.com

3/4 cup unsweetened almond milk
1/2 cup plain greek yogurt
1/2 cup grated carrots
1/4 tsp salt (or to taste)
1/2 tsp cinnamon
1/2 tsp apple pie spice or nutmeg
2 tbs baking stevia
1 cup old fashioned oats
1/4 cup natural protein powder

Optional: Toppings of choice

How to make it
The estimated total time to make this recipe is 5-10 minutes. In a small bowl, mix all of the ingredients together. Divide between 2 small bowls, mugs, or mason jars. Cover and refrigerate overnight (or for at least an hour so the oats soften and absorb the liquid). Top with chopped nuts, cinnamon, low sugar syrup, or vanilla greek yogurt if desired!

3 – Strawberry and chia oats by www.inspirededibles.com

1/3 cup whole grain gluten free oatmeal
2 tbsp chia seeds
1/2 cup fresh strawberries sliced
1/3 banana, sliced
2 tbsp almonds or walnuts
1 cup almond milk or coconut milk
1 tsp vanilla extract drizzle of high grade maple syrup or agave

How to make it
Place the oatmeal, chia seeds, sliced banana and sliced strawberries into a bowl. In a seperate bowl whisk together the almond milk and vanilla and pour the milk mixture over the oat-chia mixture. Place oat-chia mix into the fridge and leave overnight. In the morning remove the bowl from the fridge and top with almonds or walnuts and some more slices of srawberries. You can add some more milk at this point. Or add a drizzle of maple syrup. If you prefer to soak your nuts, simply add them to the oat mixture overnight rather than in the morning.

4 – Ginger bread and chocolate oats by www.laurenkellynutrition.com

2 cups oats
2 cups almond milk
¼ cup chia seeds
½ tsp cinnamon
¼ tsp ginger
1 tsp pure vanilla extract
2 tsp 100% pure maple syrup
2 scoops of natural chocolate protein powder (that protein)
Cacao nibs for topping

How to make it
Place all of the ingredients except for cacao nibs in a small bowl or jar. Stir well and cover. Place in the refrigerator overnight. Top with cacao nibs. Eat and enjoy!

5 – Cocoa and pomegranate oats by www.ohmyveggies.com

1/2 cup old-fashioned or rolled oats
1/2 cup vanilla almond milk
1/2 cup pomegranate seeds
1 tbsp ground flax seeds
1 tbsp cocoa nibs or coarsely chopped dark chocolate

How to make it
Stir together ingredients in a resealable container. Cover and refrigerate overnight. Stir again before serving; add additional milk for a thinner consistency. If you use unsweetened milk, you may want to add your sweetener of choice to taste.

6 – Chunky monkey oats by www.stephsbitebybite.com

1 cup natural greek or banana yogurt
1/3 cup rolled oats
1/3 cup almond milk
1 tbsp peanut butter
1/2 banana sliced handful of chocolate chips

How to make it
In a jar or bowl combine all ingredients together. Cover the jar or bowl and place in the fridge overnight or for at least 4 hours. Remove from fridge, get out your spoon, and go to town. The oats get so soft and the whole brekkie jar turns so thick and creamy. It’s absolute heaven!