Overnight Oats

Oats are low in calorie and high in protein. Coupled with the high fiber content, oats help you feel fuller, longer and while providing prolonged energy.

Ingredients

  • 1 banana, mashed
  • 2 T chia seeds or flax seeds
  • ½ t cinnamon
  • ½ c whole grain oats (gluten free if preferred)
  • ¾ c non-dairy milk of choice
  • ½ t vanilla extract (optional)
  • ¼ T unsweetened shredded coconut
  • ½ c fresh berries (for serving)

Toppings:

  • Fresh or frozen fruit: mango, pineapple, berries, bananas, etc…
  • Cacao nibs
  • Coconut flakes
  • Maple syrup or raw honey
  • Nut and seeds (less than 2 T)

 

Method: In a bowl, mash the banana and stir in chia or flax seeds, cinnamon until smooth.

Stir in the oats, milk, vanilla and shredded coconut. Cover for at least 2 hours or over night.

Once soaked, top with favorite ingredients!