Easy Vegan Overnight Oats
Looking for an on-the-go effortless breakfast solution? Try this protein, fibre and healthy-fat packed nutritious make ahead recipe!
1/2 cup gluten-free rolled oats
1 + 1/2 cup unsweetened coconut or almond milk
1/4 cup chia seeds
1/4 cup unsweetened desiccated coconut
1 banana, mashed
1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
local organic honey / maple syrup / stevia to taste
*If adding turmeric, also add 1/8 teaspoon ground black pepper. (See our previous blog post on the health benefits of turmeric for more information)
- In a mason jar, combine the oats, non-dairy milk, chia seeds, coconut, banana, cinnamon, sweetener and optional turmeric + black pepper. Cover, shake well and refrigerate overnight to thicken.
- In the morning, simply grab and go! Give a quick stir before digging in & enjoy!
- For variations, serve layered with fresh fruit (such as mixed berries) / granola / cacao chips / pomegranate seeds / hemp seeds / pumpkin seeds / flaked toasted almonds!
- For an added protein kick, stir in a few spoonfuls your favourite protein powder as well 🙂
Author: Dr. Katie Au, B.Sc. Kin (Hons), D.C., D.Ac, CSCS, FCCRS©, ART®, GT®
Toronto Chiropractor | Acupuncture Practitioner | Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist