Overnight Oats Three Ways

Serves: 1 single-serving per jar

Prep: 5-10-minutes; Set: 8-hours (overnight)

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Start your day with a make-ahead, power-packed, fiber-rich breakfast waiting for you in the fridge. Overnight oats offer a healthy balance of complex carbs, protein, and fats for lasting energy. CFW Coach Jackie brings you not one, but three different ways to enjoy this breakfast with fall flavors and bountiful health benefits.

Recipe Tags: #Heart Healthy #High Fiber #Protein Rich #Low-sodium #Complex Carbs

Recipe Developed by: Jackie Lavigueur, CFW Health-Fitness Professional

Base Ingredients:

  • 1/3 cup old-fashioned¬† rolled oats
  • 1/4 cup milk
  • 1/4 cup plain Greek yogurt
  • 1 to 2 teaspoons light brown sugar
  • A pinch of salt

For Pumpkin Pie variation:

  • Base ingredients, plus
  • 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon pumpkin pie spice
  • 1/2 cup pumpkin puree
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 2 tablespoons maple syrup

For Apple Crisp variation:

  • Base ingredients, plus
  • 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 2 tablespoons maple syrup
  • 3 tablespoons granola
  • 1/3 cup chopped apple

For Tiramasu variation:

  • Base ingredients, plus
  • 3 tablespoons of brewed coffee
  • 1 tablespoon cream cheese or mascarpone
  • 2 tablespoons maple syrup
  • 1/4 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/4 teaspoon cocoa powder for garnish

Preparation Instructions:

  1. Wash your hands thoroughly with soap and warm water.
  2. Combine base ingredients in a lidded jar or 8 oz. container.
  3. Add ingredients from desired variation, or create all three each in separate jars or containers.
  4. Mix contents well to ensure the oats are coated evenly throughout.
  5. Cover the jar or container and refrigerate for 8+ hours (overnight for best results).
  6. Enjoy a ready-made, healthy delicious breakfast in the morning with less stress, or grab and go for a nutritious energy boost anytime in the day.

Nutrition Information:

Protein: 20g | Carbohydrates: 46g | Fats: 13g