Basic Overnight Oats with Variations
Makes 1 serving
1 16-ounce mason jar/old nut-butter jar with lid
1/2 cup rolled oats
1 tablespoon chia seeds (optional)
¼ teaspoon cinnamon (optional)
1/2 cup unsweetened milk of choice or 1/4 cup whole fat Greek Yogurt + 1/4 cup milk of choice
Frozen or fresh berries
Collagen protein powder
1. Place oats, chia seeds, and cinnamon in jar and stir to combine. Add milk (or milk and yogurt) and mix well.
2. Stir in desired "add-ins."
3. Twist on lid and set in the refrigerator overnight (or at least 6 hours).
Peanut butter banana: 1 tablespoon peanut butter, ½ cup sliced banana, 1 tablespoon unsweetened shredded coconut
Blueberry muffin: ¼ cup mashed banana, ¼ cup frozen blueberries, ¼ teaspoon lemon zest, 2 tablespoons walnuts.
Almond joy: ¼ cup mashed banana, 1 tablespoon cocoa powder, 1 tablespoon unsweetened shredded coconut, 1 tablespoon slivered almonds. (Mashed banana and cocoa powder added before refrigerating. Coconut and almonds added on top the next morning)
Carrot cake: ¼ cup shredded carrot, ¼ teaspoon cinnamon, 1/8 teaspoon nutmeg, 2 tablespoons unsweetened shredded coconut, 2 tablespoons walnuts. (Carrot, spices, and coconut added before refrigerating. Walnuts added on top the next morning.)