Overnight Oats

Why try? To prepare overnight oats, the oats are soaked overnight instead of heated. The result is a creamier, denser, and more delicious (in my opinion) oatmeal that is ready to grab-and-go in the morning. This oatmeal is high in protein and fiber, too!

Erika Gruszewski

Erika Gruszewski

Erika is a Syracuse native and a Rochester local. She loves craft breweries, wooded parks and soft shirts. When she is not working as a health research analyst with Excellus BlueCross BlueShield, Erika enjoys spending time with family across the thruway.
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Overnight Oats
Prep Time 20 minutes
Servings
person
Ingredients
Prep Time 20 minutes
Servings
person
Ingredients
Instructions
  1. Combine all ingredients and additions (see Variations) in a large jar or seal-able container.
  2. Shake the jar and pop it in the fridge overnight.
  3. In the morning, eat them cold or microwave for one minute.
Variation: Chocolate Peanut Butter Banana
  1. To base, add 1 tbsp. peanut butter, ½ banana (sliced) and 1/2 tbsp. cocoa powder
Variation: Tropical Breeze
  1. To base, add 1/3 cup chopped pineapple and/or mango, 1 tbsp. unsweetened flaked coconut and ½ tsp vanilla extract
Variation: Pumpkin Pie
  1. To base, add ¼ cup pumpkin puree, 1 tsp maple syrup, ½ tsp pumpkin pie spice, ½ tsp vanilla extract and 1 tbsp. chopped pecans

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