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Easy Overnight Oats Recipe

The Vegan Link
Easy overnight oats recipe is a simple and healthy breakfast recipe option for meal prep. Enjoy these naturally sweetened, vegan and gluten-free overnight oats for breakfast.
Prep Time 5 mins
Refrigeration Time 3 hrs
Total Time 3 hrs 5 mins
Course Breakfast
Cuisine American
Servings 1 serving
Calories 300 kcal

Ingredients
  

Overnight Oats Base

  • ½ cup old-fashioned rolled oats
  • ½ cup plant-based milk (almond milk, coconut milk, cashew milk, oat milk)
  • 1 tablespoon chia seeds
  • 1 tablespoon maple syrup or stevia 

Peach Cobbler Overnight Oats

  • ¼ cup frozen peaches
  • 1 tablespoon tablespoon
  • 1 tablespoon chopped walnuts
  • ¼ teaspoon nutmeg
  • 1 teaspoon maple syrup

Blueberry Pie Overnight Oats

  • ¼ cup frozen blueberries
  • ¼ teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 teaspoon maple syrup
  • 1 tablespoon chopped pecans
  • ¼ teaspoon cinnamon

Chocolate Peanut Butter Overnight Oats

  • 1 tablespoon unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 1 tablespoon peanut butter
  • 1 teaspoon maple syrup
  • 2 tablespoons crushed pretzels for topping

Cherry Pie Overnight Oats

  • ¼ cup frozen cherries
  • 1 teaspoon maple syrup
  • 1 tablespoon chopped pecans
  • ¼ teaspoon nutmeg

Almond Joy Overnight Oats

  • 1 tablespoon unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 1 tablespoon sliced almonds 1/4 teaspoon almond extract
  • 2 teaspoons maple syrup
  • ¼ cup unsweetened shredded coconut

Apple Pie Overnight Oats

  • ¼ cup diced apples
  • 1 tablespoon chopped pecans or walnuts
  • ¼ teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1 tablespoon apple butter

Instructions
 

  • Place all base + flavor ingredients into a mason jar or air-tight container. Ensure that all the old-fashioned rolled oats are completely submerged in the milk.
  • Place the mason jar or container in the fridge for a minimum of three hours. For best results, leave covered in the fridge overnight.
  • Uncover and enjoy. Add more milk if needed. See notes for heating and storing instructions.

Notes

  • OATS – for overnight oats recipe, you need to use old-fashioned rolled oats. You can’t use steel-cut oats because the steel-cut oats will not absorb the milk and soften up enough to be edible.
  • NON-DAIRY MILK / PLANT-BASED MILK– any works for overnight oats. I recommend using an unsweetened plain almond milk. Other milks such as cashew milk, coconut milk or oat milk can be used as well.
  • CHIA SEEDS (optional) – this gives the overnight oats recipe a pudding-like consistency. 
  • NUT BUTTER (optional) – throw in some peanut butter, almond butter, sunflower butter or apple butter to sweeten up your overnight oats and make this recipe extra creamy.
  • USE FROZEN FRUIT – Take my advice and use frozen fruit. It will thaw out in the overnight oats and it is way cheaper.
  • SWEETENER / MAPLE SYRUP (optional) – to add a sweetness to your oats, use maple syrup or stevia to balance out the tartness from fruit.
  • TOPPINGS (optional) – in addition to nut butters, you can add dried fruit like raisins, dried cranberries, dried peaches or dried apricots. If you like a crunch, add in seeds or spice things up with cinnamon and nutmeg!
 
 
How long do overnight oats last in the fridge for?
Up to 5 days. Each day the oats will break down and soften more, so it is best to make it one night in advance.
Are overnight oats eaten hot or cold?
Both! I enjoy eating cold overnight oats. If you heat them up, it is just like oatmeal! To serve hot, place in the microwave for 30-45 seconds on high.
 Can I use quick oats for this recipe?
Yes you can. Quick oats may be a little more softer than regular rolled oats. If you don’t mind that, use quick oats if that is what you have on hand. 
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