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Easy Vegan Overnight Oats

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!

Ingredients:mason-jar-oats-raspberry-chia

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

1/4 turmeric* (optional – add this for extra anti-inflammatory benefits!)

*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)

Directions:

  • 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 🙂
overnight oats

 

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

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