Easy Overnight Oats

My friend and training buddy, Jordan, suggested I try overnight oats, so I thought I’d give it a go.  I experimented with a few flavors and came up with two recipes for pretty universally liked flavors, banana bread and peanut butter chocolate!  What an easy, flavorful and satisfying breakfast that is ready and waiting for you in the fridge.  I’m always looking for convenient foods that I can take on the go with me in the morning.  My favorite go-to breakfasts when on the run are oatmeal and Greek yogurt and these recipes combine those two, so what’s not to love?

For those on a flexible eating plan,see the macros for each below!

Overnight oats

Banana Bread Overnight Oats

Ingredients:

1/3 cup Rolled Oats

1/2 cup Unsweetened Almond Milk (or milk of choice)

1/2 Mashed Banana

1/8 cup Vanilla Flavor Protein Powder

1/2 tsp. Cinnamon

Top with Chopped Walnuts, Dairy Free Chocolate Chips, Granola, Banana Slices…or all of the above 🙂

Overnight Oats Macros Only (not including toppings): 245 Calories – 34.5C / 4.5F / 19P

Directions:

In a mixing bowl, add the oats, protein powder and cinnamon and combine.  Pour almond milk over the mix and stir.  Add the mashed banana and combine.  Pour into a 16 oz. mason jar, seal with the lid and place in the refrigerator overnight.  In the morning, either eat cold or heat up if you like.  Add your desired toppings and go!

Peanut Butter Chocolate Overnight Oats

Ingredients:

1/3 cup Rolled Oats

1/2 cup Unsweetened Almond Milk (or milk of choice)

1/4 cup Greek Yogurt (2%)

1 1/2 tbsp. Peanut Butter (or nut butter of choice)

1/8 cup Chocolate Flavor Protein Powder

Top with Chopped Strawberries, Dairy Free Chocolate Chips, Toasted Coconut…or an additional scoop of Peanut Butter 🙂

Overnight Oats Macros Only (not including toppings): 354 Calories – 30C/ 18F / 22P

Directions:

In a mixing bowl, combine the oats and protein powder and pour almond milk over the mix and stir.  In a separate bowl, mix the Greek yogurt and peanut butter until completely incorporated.  Pour the oat mixture into a 16 oz. mason jar, then spoon the yogurt and peanut butter mix on top.  Seal with the lid and place in the refrigerator overnight.  In the morning, either eat cold or heat up if you like.  Add your desired toppings and go!

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