No Fuss Overnight Oats: Your Mornings Just Got Easier

Simplify your mornings—Make a healthy breakfast quickly with these scrumptious overnight oats. Simply mix, let sit and enjoy!

No Fuss Overnight Oats: Your Mornings Just Got Easier

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Simplify your mornings—Make a healthy breakfast quickly with these scrumptious overnight oats. Simply mix, let sit and enjoy!

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Tired of eating the same thing for breakfast every morning—a granola bar, a soggy bowl of cereal, a banana? Not to fret; we’ve got a new recipe that’ll help spruce up your morning routine. In this episode of The Brekkie Series, Kara Elise shares her super simple but incredibly delicious recipe for overnight oats.

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These overnight oats can be easily prepared in advance and made even more tasty with creative and healthy toppings. Even better? This recipe isn’t just for adults: it’s great for children of all ages. Maybe even a perfect way for parents to sneak in those fresh fruits at breakfast, but you didn’t hear it from us!

You’ll Need:
  • 1/3 cup plain yogurt
  • 1/2 cup rolled oats
  • 2/3 cup unsweetened milk of your choice
  • 1 Tbsp. chia seeds or ground flaxmeal
  • 1/2 tsp. vanilla extract
  • a pinch of salt
  • 2 Tbsp. honey or maple syrup
  • Apple Pie topping:
    • sliced apples
    • chopped pecans
    • pinch of cinnamon
    • caramel drizzle
  • Banana Nut topping:
    • slices of banana
    • cinnamon
    • nutmeg
    • chopped walnuts
  • Berries + Banana topping:
    • mixed berries
    • sliced bananas
    • hemp seed
  • Chocolate Coconut topping:
    • 1/2 Tbsp. cocoa powder
    • shredded coconut
    • cacao nibs
Directions:

Oats:

  1. To make the oats, combine 1/3 cup of plain yogurt, 1/2 cup of rolled oats, 2/3 cup of unsweetened milk of your choice and 1 tablespoon of chia seeds or ground flaxmeal into a cup or jar of choice.
  2. Add 1/2 teaspoon of vanilla extract and a pinch of salt.
  3. Add up to 2 tablespoons of honey or maple syrup, depending on sweetness desired.
  4. Stir thoroughly.
  5. Store in the refrigerator overnight.

Toppings:

  1. Apple Pie: add slices of apples, chopped pecans, a pinch of cinnamon and drizzle with caramel.
  2. Banana Nut: add slices of banana, sprinkled cinnamon, a dash of nutmeg and finish with chopped walnuts.
  3. Berries + Banana: add mixed berries and banana slices, then sprinkle with hemp seeds.
  4. Chocolate Coconut: stir in a 1/2 tsp. of cocoa powder, add shredded coconut and finish with cacao nibs.
  5. Enjoy!

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