Healthy Red Velvet Overnight Oats Recipe

Red Velvet Overnight Oats Recipe
Photo: Carmen Sturdy / Life by Daily Burn

If you’re a fan of the chocolaty flavor and vibrant color of red velvet cake, then we have the perfect healthy breakfast recipe for you. These red velvet overnight oats are a simple yet delicious way to show your Valentine you care. They take less than five minutes to prepare and make a great on-the-go breakfast if you’re rushing out the door. Even better? Enjoy them for breakfast in bed! Top each jar with your favorite toppings, including fruit, chopped nuts, coconut or chocolate chips for some added decadence. This overnight oats recipe makes two jars, so you can share the love, or try a little self-love and save both for yourself.

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Healthy Red Velvet Overnight Oats Recipe

Makes 2 jars

Prep time: 5 minutes


2/3 cup gluten-free oats
1/2 cup almond milk
1/3 cup fat-free Greek yogurt
1 1/2 tablespoon cacao powder
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
1 tablespoon honey or maple syrup
2 tablespoon grated chocolate
2 teaspoon finely grated beets
Pinch of salt
Optional toppings: Raspberries, shredded unsweetened coconut, coconut flakes, chocolate chips or chopped almonds


  1. Combine all of the ingredients in a bowl and stir until they’re well combined.
  2. Divide the mixture evenly between two jars at least one cup each in size. Place the jars in the fridge and leave them overnight.
  3. In the morning, top each jar with your desired toppings and enjoy!
Red Velvet Overnight Oats Recipe
Photo: Carmen Sturdy / Life by Daily Burn

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