Overnight Oats: 3 Ways

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Want an easy breakfast you can make the night before and eat on the go? Here are 3 fun ways to turn your boring morning oatmeal into something you’re excited to wake up for!  Eat these cold or heat up in the microwave or stove-top; Delicious both ways!

For the following recipes, simply add all ingredients to a bowl and allow to soak overnight. Each recipe yields one serving. 

"Zucchini Bread"

1 tbsp chia seeds

1/4 large zucchini (shredded)

1/2 cup gluten-free rolled oats

1 cup unsweetened non-dairy milk (I used almond)

1 tbsp raisins

Chopped walnuts

Chopped dates

1-3 tsp maple syrup (depends on how sweet you like your oats)

1/2 tsp vanilla extract

1/2 tsp cinnamon

1/4 tsp nutmeg

Topping: sliced banana, sweet cashew cream cheese, cinnamon.

 

"Carrot Cake"

1 cup non-dairy milk

1/2 large carrot (shredded)

1/2 cup gf rolled oats

1 tbsp chia seeds

1 tbsp raisins

Chopped pecans

Chopped dates

1-3 tsp maple syrup

1/2 tsp vanilla extract

1/2 tsp cinnamon

1/8 tsp nutmeg

1/8 tsp ginger

Toppings: sliced banana, sweet cashew cream cheese, shredded carrots, cinnamon.

 

.Banana Peanut Butter

1 cup non-dairy milk

1/2 cup gf oats

1/2 large banana (mashed)

1 tbsp ground flaxseed

2 tbsp powdered peanut butter (sub regular peanut butter*)

1-3 tsp maple syrup

Toppings: sliced banana, peanut butter, cocao nibs

*I haven’t made this with regular peanut butter, but you may want to stir or blend together the non-dairy milk with the peanut butter before adding it to the oats to be sure it’s evenly mixed throughout.

Sweet Cashew Cream Cheese

Soak 1/2 cup cashews for 6 hours or overnight. Add to blender with 2 tbsp non-dairy milk, 1 tbsp maple syrup, 1/2 tsp vanilla extract, 1/2 tsp lemon juice, 3/4 tsp apple cider vinegar.