Peachy Overnight Oats – Lower-Calorie
These peachy overnight oats make a great breakfast meal prep option. They give the perfect amount of sweetness and are a great option to grab on the go.
These overnight oats make a great breakfast. Overnight oats have been popular for a while now and with good reason. They are easy to make the night before and keep in the refrigerator overnight for breakfast the next morning. You can also make several jars of overnight oats to have for the week since they make a great meal prep for breakfast.
Not only are overnight oats a great healthy meal option, they are also simple to make. Overnight oats typically consist of equal parts raw oats and milk. Also adding yogurt gives the oats a creamy pudding-like consistency. A rule of thumb is you will want double the amount of liquid as oats, and yogurt counts as liquid as well as the milk. The oats absorb in the liquid overnight so you don’t have to cook them before putting the overnight oats together. I like to eat them straight from the jar cold, but you can also heat them up before you eat them if you prefer them to be warm.
What are the benefits of eating oats?
Oats are incredibly nutritious. They are rich in carbs and fiber, but also higher in protein and fat than most other grains. They are very high in many vitamins and minerals. Oats can be a great addition to a healthy diet. They can be eaten as oatmeal for breakfast, added to baked goods and more.
To make the over night oats, place oats, chia seeds, almond milk, Greek yogurt, and half brown sugar in a bowl. Mix everything together well. Add the oatmeal mix into mason jar, or any container you’d like. Screw lid onto mason jar, or tightly cover other container. Place in the fridge overnight. In the morning, remove the jar of oatmeal from the fridge and remove lid. Place sliced peaches on top, and sprinkle with remaining brown sugar.
My preference is to use almond milk, but any nut milk will work. I also like to use Greek yogurt, vanilla or plain works. I put peaches and brown sugar on my overnight oats to mimic a peach cobbler taste. However, there are an endless variety of toppings that you can use on your overnight oatmeal.
What are the benefits of eating peaches?
Peaches are packed with nutrients and antioxidants, and are high in fiber, vitamins, and minerals.
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How long will overnight oats last in the refrigerator?
Overnight oats can be stored in an airtight container for up to five days in the refrigerator. The longer they sit in the fridge, the softer the oats will become.
Ingredients for Peachy Overnight Oats
- Chia seeds
- Unsweetened almond milk
- Vanilla Greek yogurt
- Brown sugar
Calories per serving (1 jar): 369
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Peachy Overnight Oats - Lower-Calorie
- 1/2 cup oats (not quick oats)
- 1 tbsp chia seeds
- 4 oz unsweetened almond milk
- 1/4 cup vanilla Greek yogurt
- 1 tbsp brown sugar, divided
- 1 small peach, cut into slices
- Place oats, chia seeds, almond milk, Greek yogurt, and half brown sugar in a bowl. Mix together well.
- Add oatmeal mix into mason jar, or any container you'd like. Screw lid onto mason jar, or tightly cover other container. Place in fridge overnight.
- Remove jar of oatmeal from fridge and remove lid. Place sliced peaches on top, and sprinkle with remaining brown sugar.
- Nutritional information is only an estimate. The accuracy of the nutritional information for any recipe on this site is not guaranteed.
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