RECIPE: Blueberry Overnight Oats

I’ve never been a huge fan of oatmeal…I think it’s a texture thing, but oats are packed with so many wonderful nutrients (fiber, protein, manganese, vitamins, antioxidants) that I had to give them another shot. Back when I did have oatmeal, I remember it being mushy and plain – nothing like the fun and flavorful options out there today. I’ve seen so many creative recipes through Instagram and some floating around on Pinterest, that I decided to give it a go! Since I’ve gotten back into eating oats, I’ve noticed how filling they are – they keep me going until lunch. This recipe that I’m about to share with you has also been approved by Willow 🙂

BLUEBERRY OVERNIGHT OATS: Vegan, Gluten-free, Soy-free

Makes 1 serving

Blueberry Overnight Oats

What you need:

  • 1/2 cup gluten-free oats
  • 1/4 cup organic blueberries (I use Trader Joe’s frozen)
  • 1 Tablespoon of my Tahini/Peanut butter filling
  • 1 Tablespoon chia seeds
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/8 teaspoon raw ground vanilla (optional)
  • drizzle of pure Vermont maple syrup (optional)
  • 1/2 – 3/4 cup unsweetened almond milk (depends on how thick you want it)

Blueberry Overnight Oats

 

How to:

  1. Grab a container with a lid (we LOVE Mason jars) and throw in all of the ingredients listed above, adding your milk of choice last.
  2. Stir until well combined, adding more milk if needed.
  3. Cover and let it sit in the refrigerator overnight.
  4. Stir it up and add any additional toppings, such as: raw walnuts or pecans, blackstrap molasses, more blueberries, fresh sliced banana…the possibilities are endless! If it’s too thick, you can always add more milk.
  5. Enjoy!
Topped with sliced banana, blueberries, blackstrap molasses, and cinnamon.

Topped with sliced banana, blueberries, blackstrap molasses, and cinnamon.

 

** This makes a very generous serving – I often times can’t finish them. You can use 1/4 cup of oats to make a smaller serving and just adjust the amount of milk you add.

 

If you have a favorite overnight oats recipe, I’d love to hear it!!

Thanks for stopping by!

 

 

 

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