Protein Overnight Oats Recipe

Got five minutes? Prep a high-protein breakfast that will last you the whole week with this Protein Overnight Oats recipe. Oatmeal is a whole grain that’s high in fiber and extremely versatile. It’s also a great choice for those with gluten sensitivities (just make sure the brand you buy is certified gluten-free). This recipe combines quick-cooking oats with unsweetened almond milk, chia seeds (chock full of healthy fats) and plant-based protein powder for a delicious breakfast that will hold you over until lunch. The best part is, you throw all of the ingredients in a large bowl and let them soak overnight so there’s no cooking involved. And when you’re ready for more, check out these 9 Easy Overnight Oats Recipes!

Protein Overnight Oats Recipe

Photo by Lee Hersh

Protein Overnight Oats Recipe

Serves 6

Prep time: 5 minutes
Soak time: 4 hours (or overnight)

Ingredients

3 cups quick cooking oatmeal
4 cups unsweetened almond milk
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
1 packet (2 scoops) DailyBurn Fuel-6 Protein Powder in vanilla
2 tablespoons chia seeds
pinch of salt
1/2 cup nonfat greek yogurt

Preparation

  1. Place all ingredients minus the Greek yogurt into a large tupperware and mix until combined.
  2. Put the top on the container and place in the refrigerator for at least 4 hours or overnight to let the ingredients soak and expand.
  3. Finally, add in the Greek yogurt and mix. Top with your favorite toppings, such as blueberries, sliced bananas or almond butter (or layer them in as you go). Store in refrigerator for up to 5 days.
Protein Overnight Oats

Photo by Lee Hersh

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