April 16, 2021

Overnight Oats 

Overnight oats are an easy way to enjoy a nutritious and hearty plant-based breakfast. Overnight oats can be prepped in advance, making it a perfect grab-and-go breakfast for busy weekday mornings! 

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  • 1/2 cup oats (steel cut or rolled oats)
  • 3/4 cup unsweetened, dairy free milk of choice (almond, oat, soy, etc.)
  • 1 heaping tablespoon of chia seeds
  • 1 ripe banana (optional)
  • Variety of toppings: fruit, cinnamon, nuts, nut butter, dates, maple syrup


  • In a 16 ounce mason jar or container of choice, mash the banana (if using) until
  • almost smooth.
  • Add the rest of the overnight oat ingredients and stir until smooth.
  • Put the lid on the mason jar or cover the container and refrigerate overnight.
  • In the morning, add toppings of choice.


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