4 Nourishing Overnight Oats Recipes in Under 3 Minutes

4 Nourishing Overnight Oats Recipes in Under 3 Minutes

One of the most common reasons people skip breakfast and hit up their local bakery instead is because of their lack of time in the mornings to prepare something nutritious. The truth is, breakfast can be incredibly nutrient dense, delicious and quick to prepare as long as you have the right ingredients on hand- such as rolled oats. With rolled oats, almond milk and/or greek yogurt, you have all you need to make a nourishing breakfast in under three minutes the night before. In the morning, all you’ll need to do is open the fridge and grab a spoon.

Here are four nourishing overnight oats recipes that taste like heaven. Best of all, they can be prepared in under three minutes before you go to bed and provide you with the slow releasing, sustainable energy you need the next morning. 

Lemon Berry Overnight Oats

Ingredients:

  • 1/2 cup raw rolled oats
  • the zest of one organic lemon (fancy word for grated peel)
  • freshly squeezed lemon juice from one lemon
  • ½ cup berries of your choice
  • 2 tbsp hemp hearts
  • 1 tsp pure vanilla extract
  • 1 tbsp chia seeds
  • ½ cup organic greek yogurt
  • unsweetened vanilla almond milk to cover oats with (approx. 1 cup)

Place all ingredients in a bowl except yogurt and stir until well combined and thickened. Layer greek yogurt and mixture in a mason jar or glass container. Let sit overnight in the fridge for at least 6 hours. Top with extra berries or a handful of your favourite nuts in the morning if desired.

Banana Bliss Overnight Oats

Ingredients:

  • 1/2 cup raw rolled oats
  • 1 ripe banana, sliced
  • 1 tbsp almond butter
  • 2 tbsp raw cacao nibs
  • ½ cup organic greek yogurt
  • 1 tsp pure vanilla extract
  • 1 tbsp chia seeds or hemp hearts
  • unsweetened vanilla almond milk to cover oats with (approx. 1 cup)

 

Place all ingredients in a bowl except yogurt and stir until well combined and thickened. Layer greek yogurt and mixture in a mason jar or glass container. Let sit overnight in the fridge for at least 6 hours. Top with a few extra banana slices, slivered almonds or a handful of your favourite nuts in the morning if desired.Peanut Butter Protein Overnight Oats
    Ingredients:
  • ½ cup rolled oats
  • 1 small ripe banana
  • 1 tsp pure vanilla extract
  • 2 tbsp PB2 or organic, crunchy peanut butter
  • 3 tbsps vanilla whey protein powder (We recommend Progressive’s Organic Vanilla Whey)
  • 1 cup unsweetened vanilla almond milk (or enough to cover oats)

Place all ingredients in a jar and mix until thoroughly combined. Refrigerate overnight for at least 6 hours. Top with hemp hearts or extra banana slices.


Almond Coconut Chia Overnight Oats

 Ingredients:

  • ½ cup rolled oats
  • 2 tbsp unsulfured, unsweetened shredded coconut
  • 1 small ripe banana
  • 1 tsp pure vanilla extract
  • 1 tbsp raw crunchy almond butter
  • 1 tbsp almond slivers (to top)
  • 1 tbsp chia seeds
  • ½ cup organic greek yogurt
  • 1 cup unsweetened vanilla almond milk (or enough to cover oats
Place all ingredients in a bowl except yogurt and stir until well combined and thickened. Layer greek yogurt and mixture in a mason jar or glass container. Let sit overnight in the fridge for at least 6 hours. Top with slivered almonds.
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