Overnight Steel-Cut Oats Recipe

Overnight Steel-Cut Oats Recipe

Overnight Steel-Cut Oats Recipe

No time to cook steel-cut oats in the morning? If not, try this simple recipe that requires little or no cooking. You may want to lightly warm this on the stove in the winter months, but in the summer these oats can be eaten at room temperature or straight from the fridge. Add your favorite toppings and spices.

Serves 4

Ingredients

1 cup organic steel-cut oats

1 1/2 tablespoons chia seeds

1 cup almond milk or non-dairy milk of choice

Pinch of cinnamon

Pinch of ground cloves

1/4 teaspoon Nature’s Flavor’s Organic Vanilla Extract

1 tablespoon maple syrup, honey or sweetener of choice, optional

Suggested toppingspumpkin seeds

coconut flakes

sliced bananas

berries

chopped pear or apple

raisins, dates or apricots

toasted or raw nuts or seeds

almond butter

yogurt

Directions Combine oats, almond milk, chia seeds, spices, vanilla and sweetener (if using) in glass jar or bowl with lid. Stir ingredients together, close lid, and refrigerate overnight. In the morning, remove lid and stir all ingredients again. Taste to adjust sweetness and seasoning. Serve with your favorite toppings and extra almond milk if desired.

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