These Banana Overnight Oats are so simple to make, they just may become your new favorite make-ahead breakfast recipe! You can’t beat waking up to find this delicious yet easy breakfast ready and waiting!
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I’m all about an easy breakfast, especially when I can make it the night before! From egg muffins to breakfast casseroles, if there’s a breakfast recipe that lets me sleep in a few extra minutes, I’m all in (can you tell I’m NOT a morning person?).
Banana Overnight Oats
That’s why I love these banana overnight oats. They only take a few minutes to make the night before and then when I wake up, all I need to do is grab a spoon. It really doesn’t get much easier than that!
Just start with old fashioned rolled oats in a pint size mason jar…
and add milk.
Next, add salt, sweetener and a mashed banana.
Finally, add vanilla, cinnamon and pecans.
Refrigerate overnight and when you wake up, your banana overnight oats will be waiting for you!
The beauty of these is that you can eat them cold or warm them up in the microwave. Either way, they’ll be so delish!
- 1/2 cup old fashioned rolled oats
- 1/2 cup milk (or almond milk)
- 1/8 tsp salt
- 1 tsp sweetener
- 1 small, ripe banana, mashed
- 1/2 tsp vanilla extract
- 1/2 tsp ground cinnamon
- 1/8 cup coursely chopped pecans
- Mix ingredients in a pint size jar and seal tightly.
- Refrigerate overnight.
- Enjoy cold or warm in the microwave for one minute.
Nutrition Information:Yield: 1 Serving Size: 16 oz
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 408Total Fat: 15gSaturated Fat: 3gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 11gCholesterol: 10mgSodium: 347mgCarbohydrates: 60gFiber: 9gSugar: 14gProtein: 12g
Frequently asked questions:
Are overnight oats healthy?
Yes, overnight oats contain lots of fiber, protein, omega 3, potassium and magnesium. Plus, according to Eat This, Not That, you’ll feel full and burn more fat.
Do you eat overnight oats hot or cold?
It’s totally up to you. Overnight oats can be enjoyed either way!
What kind of oats are best for overnight oats?
Use old-fashioned rolled oats for a smooth, less chewy texture. You can use steel-cut oats but they will have a more dense, chewy consistency.
How long do overnight oats stay good?
You can store overnight oats for up to five days in an airtight container.
There are so many different ways you can make overnight oats but these banana overnight oats are definitely one of my favorites! What do you put in your overnight oats?
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