Simple Overnight Oats (Kristina DeMuth, MPH, RD)

Change up oats a little bit today … make it however you LIKE it! We LOVED it with a scoop of almond or peanut butter added in!

Stir the following together in a glass jar, container, or a cup that you can cover:

  • 1/2 cup dry oats
  • 1 tablespoon of chia seeds
  • 1 banana (chopped into bite-size slices) and/or fruit of your choice
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon (or give another favorite spice a try)
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 cup of unsweetened almond milk (or other plant-based milk)

Cover your mixture and place it in the refrigerator overnight. In the morning you can either heat it up in a microwave-safe dish or eat it cold! Simple, nutritious, and delicious! If you want to get creative, try a different fruit, such as chopped apples or berries.

Chia-seeds are a little nutrition powerhouse. I wrote about their awesome nutrition profile here.

(See original recipe here)


Kristina DeMuth is a Master of Public Health and a Registered Dietitian with experience in:
Writing, Research, Eating Disorders, Chronic Diseases Prevention, Vegan and Vegetarian Health, General Health, International Nutrition (specifically, in Haiti and Uganda).


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