I love overnight oats, but can get tired of eating my same recipe all the time – yogurt, banana, chia, almond milk, oats. A quick Pinterest search yields hundreds of recipes! For this week’s breakfasts, I decided to try two of the new ones I found. Each one fills 2 of my 250mL mason jars.

Cinnamon Apple Overnight Oats

Recipe from: Tastes Better from Scratch

Serves 2

Nutrition/serving

Calories: 140

Fat: 2g

Carbs: 28g

Protein: 6g

Ingredients:

  • 1/2 c. almond milk
  • 1/2 c. whole grain oats
  • 1/4 c. plain Greek yogurt
  • 1/4 c. unsweetened applesauce, or freshly grated apple
  • 1/2 tsp. cinnamon

Directions:

  1. Add all ingredients to a bowl.
  2. Combine all ingredients in bowl and mix until all ingredients are combined
  3. Put into small mason jars or containers of your choice
  4. Refrigerate overnight, or for at least 3 hours.
  5. Serve cold or warm

 

Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Overnight Proats

Recipe adapted from: Fresh Fit & Healthy

Serves 2

Nutrition/serving:

Calories: 283

Fat: 6g

Carbs: 39g

Protein: 18g

Ingredients:

  • 1 c. steel cut oats
  • 1 c. almond milk
  • ½ very ripe banana
  • 3 tbsp. vanilla protein powder
  • 1 tsp. vanilla extract
  • Dash of sea salt
  • 1 teaspoon honey/agave
  • Optional: handful chocolate chips

Directions:

  1. Mash ½ of banana in small microwaveable bowl and then microwave for 30 seconds
  2. Combine all ingredients (including banana) except chocolate chips in bowl and mix until all ingredients are combined
  3. Put into small mason jars or containers of your choice
  4. Place in refrigerator overnight or at least for 4 hours
  5. When ready to eat, remove from fridge, mix in chips, and enjoy!

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