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A nourishing breakfast and cup of coffee all-in-one! This coffee crunch overnight oat recipe will leave you feeling nourished and energized all morning long. It's an easy, delicious, and nutrient-packed recipe that could be enjoyed cold or heated up. This recipe is a perfect mix of creamines, crunch from the nuts and granola, and natural sweetness from vanilla and/or dates!
What I love about overnight oats is that you can make endless variations and they are perfect for meal prepping since it require just 5 minutes of prep time. Oats are also a perfect breakfast option since just 1/2 cup of old-fashioned oats provides 4 grams of fiber- great for intestinal health, blood sugar regulation, cholesterol management, and fullness! My usual overnight oat base includes chia seeds, non-fat or Greek yogurt, and your choice of milk. The chia seeds add onto the nutritional benefits like providing plant-based omega-3 fatty acids and fiber. Adding Greek yogurt is a bonus since it provides a dose of protein. For this recipe, I added dates for sweetness which provides a caramel-like sweetness that pairs deliciously with coffee!
All my coffee lovers out there- grab this easy recipe below!
Coffee Crunch Overnight Oats Recipe
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: None
Total Time: 5 minutes
Author: Huma Naz
1/2 cup old-fashioned oats
1/2 cup milk of choice( I used low-fat dairy milk)
1-2 tbsp. nonfat vanilla yogurt
1 tbsp. chia seeds
1 tsp. instant coffee
1 chopped, medjool date
1 oz walnuts, crushed
1/4 cup granola
Optional: 1/2 tsp. vanilla extract, sprinkle of cinnamon
Mix together oats, yogurt, milk, chia seeds, and coffee in a jar.
Add toppings (granola and walnuts) before serving.
You can enjoy the overnight oats cold or heated up.
If you have a gluten allergy, selecting certified gluten-free oats would be a better option.
You can swap dates with another sweetener of choice like honey.
If your overnight oats are too thick in the morning morning, you can add more milk.
Adding melted nut butter of your choice can make overnight oats thick & creamier.
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