While most oat recipes call for old-fashioned rolled oats, those who prefer steel-cut can rejoice because this recipe is for you. Steel-cut oats are made up of the inner kernels of whole oats, and their coarse texture gives them a nutty flavor. Steel-cut oats are high in vitamins, iron, and fiber; these oats can also help move food more efficiently through the digestive tract. To make Steel Cut Overnight Oats, you just need to combine all of your ingredients and then pop them in the microwave for one minute. Afterward, stick it in the fridge for its overnight treatment. You can add whatever toppings and flavors you prefer.
Here is another guilt-free, fruit-filled option that will have you sing its praises. Blueberry Overnight Oats are creamy and bursting with pockets of blueberries, plus they are packed with superfoods and whole grains. For this recipe, create your base of rolled oats, chia seeds, and milk; plus, you should add in mashed banana, vanilla extract, and of course, blueberries. Feel free to add fresh or frozen berries to your concoction. After you mix them all together, set them in the fridge overnight and enjoy the following day. You can also slice fresh bananas on top for moe fruit in your breakfast.
Another great way to get your morning coffee incorporated into a balanced meal is with the Mocha Overnight Oats. Mix quick oats or rolled oats, unsweetened cocoa or cacao powder, chia seeds (to thicken), your choice of non-dairy milk, and any leftover coffee you have on hand. Add maple syrup, vanilla extract, and mini chocolate chips to sweeten the oats. What more could you ask for than a healthy breakfast that is centered around coffee and chocolate?
Biscoffs have had a rich history, with the treat dating back to 1932 in a local bakery in a small Belgian town. These famous biscuits have a deep caramel flavor and several warm spices blended throughout. To make Biscoff Overnight Oats, you will need to mix Biscoff spread into your oats base of oats, chia seeds, honey, and milk. After the mixture is well blended, cover and put it in your fridge overnight. In the morning, place crushed Biscoff biscuits on top and enjoy.
Enjoy some tartness with your sweet breakfast with Lemon Raspberry Overnight Oats. Another flavor combination synonymous with summer, you will flip about how tasty this breakfast or snack on the go could be. Adding chia seeds not only acts as a bonding agent but also adds more fiber to the meal. For this recipe, you will need old-fashioned rolled oats, unsweetened almond milk, fresh lemon juice, agave nectar, chia seeds, and fresh raspberries. Combine all of the ingredients (except the fruit) in a mason jar, mix and cover in the fridge. Once ready to eat, place the raspberries on top. You can also add lemon zest for an extra oomph to your breakfast.
Here is another overnight oats recipe inspired by licking the whisk or spoon. Cake Batter Overnight Oats is a high-protein breakfast that doesn’t taste healthy, but you can rest assured that it is. The recipe calls for rolled oats, chia seeds, almond milk, cashew butter, maple syrup, almond extract, salt, and sprinkles. Mix all of your ingredients (sans the sprinkles) until well blended. Then stir in the sprinkles, cover, and place in the fridge. The following day you will swear you are eating cake for breakfast!
Dates and nuts are a nutritious way to start your morning, and this overnight oats recipe is a creamy and dreamy mixture that will set your plans in motion. For Date Nut Overnight Oats, stick to your base with either a cup of either steel-cut or rolled oats and milk or half and half. Add vanilla bean or extract with brown sugar, chopped walnuts, and pitted dates. Assemble the mixture and keep stirring until it is well blended. Cover and place in the fridge for a few hours until ready to eat.
With its blend of black tea, ginger, cardamom, cloves, and cinnamon in its flavor profile, chia can be described as a perfect balance of just enough smoothness and the right amount of spicy. Spiced Chia Overnight Oats takes that idea and runs with it for a flavor profile that is, above all else, heavenly. Mix in your oats with chia seeds, spices, and brown sugar into a mason jar, and then add almond milk to up the creamy factor. Cover and refrigerator overnight, and get ready to enjoy a cozy meal.
Another simple and caffeinated option, Coffee Overnight Oats with Greek Yogurt, packs the jolt you need to start your day. Oats make the day easier and healthier. Get your base ready by mixing in old-fashioned rolled oats, milk, Greek yogurt, chia seeds, and sweetener together and place in the fridge until ready to eat. For those who really hate mornings, this recipe can stay in the refrigerator for five days, so you can meal prep on Sunday and have all of your early morning meals figured out for the rest of the week.
Proving that you can have your French toast in a way that is much more aligned with your diet and beliefs, Maple French Toast Vegan Overnight Oats is the easy, make-ahead meal or snack you have been waiting for. Start with mashing up a banana. Combine old-fashioned rolled oats with other base staples (chia seeds, flaxseed meal, and almond milk) with spices like cinnamon, nutmeg, and vanilla. Add in your favorite sweetener, like maple syrup or agave syrup. After mixing, refrigerate overnight and serve with fresh berries.
This dessert for breakfast is light on calories and packed full of flavor. Carrot Cake Overnight Oats is a charmingly delicious way to wake up. Loaded with good stuff like protein and fiber, this oat recipe will make you feel full longer and tastes just like the real deal. After you get your base together with unsweetened almond milk and old-fashioned rolled oats, assemble unsweetened coconut flakes, pecans, crushed pineapple, grated carrot, nonfat vanilla yogurt, and ground nutmeg. You will love the way these flavors play together like a piece of cat.
Are you craving a rich, chocolatey breakfast? Chocolate Banana Overnight Oats may be the ticket. You will indulge in all the dessert flavors without all the processed sugars and junk associated with high-calorie recipes. Use a base of rolled oats, cacao powder, cinnamon, and chia seeds. Add in your coconut milk, vanilla extract, and banana, tighten your lid, and put in your fridge. In the morning, give it a good stir and add in maple syrup if you feel it needs more sweetness.
Research shows that coffee has tons of health benefits that are good for the liver and help you live longer. Want another coffee option that has enough get-up-and-go? You will love this option because it is super simple. For Coffee Overnight Oats, add cold brew coffee to your base of rolled oats and milk of choice, and then pour in chia seeds and brown sugar. Refrigerate overnight and enjoy it in the morning.
Try this healthy Thanksgiving-inspired breakfast that is as delicious as the real thing. For this guilt-free option, start with a couple of key ingredients. Combine almond milk and oats with pumpkin pie puree and pumpkin pie spice. Add maple syrup for extra sweetness. Mix well with a whisk. Refrigerate overnight until the oats are softened. You can make Vegan Pumpkin Pie Overnight Oats ahead of time and enjoy it for three to four days afterward.
Candy lovers will be ecstatic over this copycat recipe that is a healthy way to enjoy their favorite treat. The dreamy Healthy Almond Overnight Oats are also packed with protein and other health benefits. Take old-fashioned oats, nonfat Greek yogurt, and almond milk and add slivered almonds, chocolate chips, unsweetened coconut flakes, and almond extract. Give it a good mix, and place the mason jar in your fridge. If you want to keep it sweet, add maple syrup or honey.
Say yes to cookies for breakfast. The Cookies and Cream Overnight Oats are creamy and delicious and taste like a bowl of Oreos. The quick and easy recipe starts with old-fashioned rolled oats, chia seeds, Greek yogurt, and almond milk. Other ingredients include vanilla, Dutch cocoa powder, white chocolate chips, vanilla protein powder, and, of course, Oreo sandwich cookies. Gather all of the ingredients and combine them into a jar. Shake well and refrigerate overnight. You can also add peanut butter or more chocolate chips for added pizzazz.
Reese’s first created the peanut butter cups in 1928, and for nearly a century, the candies have been delightful treats. Peanut Butter Cup Overnight Oatmeal is a simple yet delicious nod to this favorite candy. Gather oats, milk of choice, chocolate chips, cocoa powder, peanut butter, and honey. Mix them all together in a jar and refrigerate overnight. You can also add in a probiotic drink or protein powder for added health benefits. Top with additional chocolate trips or thin peanut butter cups, and dig in!
Banana bread is one of those great comfort foods. Turn this dessert favorite into a hearty breakfast with Banana Bread Overnight Oats that will be a sure delight. Take two cups of old-fashioned oats, a mashed banana, and two cups of unsweetened almond milk, cinnamon, maple syrup, salt, and chopped walnuts. Mix well. Cover and refrigerate overnight. When serving, slice up some extra bananas and place walnuts for garnish. It’s the type of breakfast to go completely ape for.
Several fruits have a natural companion that complements their flavor profile. Apples and cinnamon are classic pairings, and it should be no surprise that Apples and Cinnamon Overnight Oats are simply scrumptious. The earthy and hearty oats are harmonious and healthy. Put together one cup oats and one cup milk, a quarter teaspoon of salt, chia seeds, cinnamon, and fresh diced apples. Cover and let sit overnight in the fridge. Place apple pieces on top and get ready to make your taste buds sing.
It is no wonder why apple pies are so beloved. They have all the charm of Americana and the coziness of an autumn day. Apple Pie Overnight Oats incorporate those same warm fuzzy feelings — only in breakfast form. For this recipe, you will need your base of old-fashioned oats, milk, salt, and chia seeds. Then place in apple pie filling and cinnamon. You can also substitute dried fruit if you wish to keep it light. Cover and chill overnight in the fridge. You can also zap this in the morning for an unbelievable treat.
A fantastic dessert on its own, strawberry cheesecake is a real charmer on any dinner table. Make the breakfast meal just as decadent with this copycat dessert recipe. Strawberry Cheesecake Overnight Oats are superb and dairy-free. For this tempting treat, you will need your base ingredients (old-fashioned rolled oats, unsweetened almond milk, chia seeds or flaxseed meal, vanilla extract, and maple syrup) plus dairy-free Greek yogurt to make it creamy. Add fresh diced strawberries and almond flour shortbread cookies. You can also substitute graham crackers. Assemble your mason jar with layers of yogurt and oats. Once everything is well put together, refrigerate overnight.
You can take the cake out of the kitchen, but you don’t have to take the cake out of breakfast. Funfetti Protein Overnight Oats are tasty, just like the dessert, but this make-ahead meal has healthy benefits in every bite. With only six ingredients, it is sure to be as much of a crowd-pleaser as a time saver. All you need is oats, vanilla protein powder, unsweetened vanilla almond milk, sprinkles, butter extract, and nonfat vanilla Greek yogurt and butter extract. Once you have put in your dry ingredients, you can place a quarter cup into a bowl or jar. Spread Greek yogurt on top and add another oat layer. Chill overnight and enjoy cake in the morning.
One of the yummiest concoctions ever is cookie dough, and Cookie Dought Overnight Oats does not disappoint. Since it has no eggs in the recipe, you have no worry there! It takes four ingredients to make the dough – peanut butter, coconut sugar, Greek yogurt, and chocolate chips. After you have made your overnight oats base of milk and old-fashioned rolled oats, press the dough inside your bowl or jar. Place in the fridge and wake up to a decadent and delicious breakfast.
What is not to love about peanut butter (unless you are allergic)? This Peanut Butter Overnight Oats recipe is extremely chill to put together so you can have a no-fuss morning. Add a half cup of rolled oats, a half cup of milk of choice, a tablespoon of peanut butter, a teaspoon of maple syrup, and chia seeds. After you have mixed in your dry ingredients, pour in the milk first, and then add the peanut butter and syrup. Once the oats are submerged, chill overnight in the fridge and enjoy a super easy start to your day.
Mango is an excellent sources of magnesium and potassium, which are connected to lowering blood pressure and keeping a regular pulse. These fruits are also the source of mangiferin, and research has shown that this compound may be able to reduce inflammation of the heart. Mango Overnight Oats brings this powerful superfruit to the front stage as a simple breakfast option. Combine your oats with low-fat milk, low-fat yogurt, almond extract, honey, and chia seeds with diced fresh mango. Place in your fridge and steep for at least eight hours before you eat.