Back to School: Healthy Overnight Breakfast Edition

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Overnight Cake Batter Protein Oatmeal, recipe provided below (adapted from Dashing Dish)

Ingredients

  • Old fashioned oats (use gluten free if sensitive)
  • 1/4 cupPlain or vanilla protein powder (or additional oats)
  • 2 tbsBaking stevia (or 1/4 cup sweetener that measures like sugar)
  • 1/8 tspSalt
  • 1/2 tspAlmond extract
  • 1/4 tspButter extract (or vanilla extract)
  • 3/4 cupUnsweetened almond milk (or low fat milk)
  • 1/2 cupPlain fat free Greek yogurt (or mashed banana or applesauce)
  • 1 tbsSprinkles for topping (optional)

Directions

  • In a small bowl, mix all of the ingredients together. Divide between 2 small bowls, mugs, or mason jars. Cover and refrigerate overnight (or for at least an hour (or more) so the oats soften and absorb the liquid). Top with sprinkles if desired! Enjoy cold, or microwave for 30-60 seconds to enjoy warm!
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Brownie Batter Overnight Protein Oatmeal, recipe provided below (adapted from Dashing Dish)

Ingredients

  • Unsweetened almond milk (or low fat milk of choice)
  • 1/2 cupPlain low fat Greek yogurt (or mashed banana, or pumpkin)
  • 2 tbs Unsweetened cocoa powder (or more, to taste)
  • 1/8 tsp Salt
  • 2 tbs Baking stevia (or 1/4 cup sweetener that measures like sugar) [1]
  • 1 cup Old fashioned oats
  • 1/4 cup Protein powder (or additional oats)

Directions

  • In a small bowl, mix all of the ingredients together. Divide between 2 small bowls, mugs, or mason jars. Cover and refrigerate overnight (or for at least an hour (or more) so the oats soften and absorb the liquid). Top with chopped nuts or topping of choice if desired! Enjoy cold, or microwave for 30-60 seconds to enjoy warm!
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Almond Strawberry Overnight Oats, recipe provided below (adapted from Celebrating Sweets)

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup of old fashioned rolled oats
  • 1/2 cup of vanilla almond milk sweetened or unsweetened
  • 1 teaspoon of chia seeds
  • 1 tablespoon of  strawberry jam
  • 2 teaspoons honey or more to taste
  • 1 tablespoon of almond butter
  • 1 tablespoon of sliced almonds
  • 4 strawberries

Directions

  • In a jar or bowl, combine oats, almond milk, chia seeds, jam, and honey. Stir until well combined and all the oats are covered in liquid. Cover and refrigerate overnight.

  • For serving: warm oats in the microwave, if desired. Add almond butter and little more jam and stir just slightly so that you can see the swirls. Top with sliced almonds and strawberries.