Banana Split Overnight Oats

Dessert for breakfast? With this recipe you can eat a healthy, nutritious breakfast that will keep you hunger-free all morning with the added benefit of waking up to a sweet treat.

Overnight oats are the perfect go-to breakfast for busy mornings. All the ingredients can be assembled the night before and refrigerated. Breakfast will be ready to go when you are running out the door.

Half a cup of oatmeal is less than 150 calories. Because there is so much fiber in oats, they leave you feeling full even when eating fewer calories compared to other breakfasts.

Photo Credit: Meal Makeover Moms

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup rolled oats
  • 1/2 cup unsweetened coconut milk or milk substitute of choice
  • 1/2 cup vanilla Greek yogurt
  • 2 tsp. chia seeds
  • 1/2 tsp. pure vanilla extract
  • 2 tsp. honey
  • 10 medium strawberries, sliced or chopped
  • 1 medium ripe banana, sliced or chopped.
  • 1/4 cup fresh or frozen pineapple, chopped or diced
  • Small pinch of salt
  • 2 Tbsp. mini chocolate chips
  • Optional toppings: sliced strawberries, sliced bananas, diced pineapple, whipped cream, chopped peanuts and a cherry

Banana Split Overnight Oats

Instructions
1. In a large bowl, mix together rolled oats, coconut milk, yogurt, chia seeds, vanilla extract, honey, strawberries, banana, pineapple and salt. Add more coconut milk if needed to make sure all the oats are covered in liquid.
2. Divide into two containers of choice. Tightly put the lid on and place in the refrigerator overnight.
3. Remove the lid and stir ½ of the chocolate chips into the oats. Add more coconut milk to loosen the oats. Sprinkle the rest of the chocolate chips over the top along with other desired toppings. Enjoy!


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