While oats may not be a staple in traditional Greek cuisine, they are certainly a versatile ingredient that should not be overlooked. Once I moved to the UK, I began experimenting with recipes that featured oats and quickly discovered just how many delicious dishes can be created with this nutritious ingredient. From sweet treats like truffles and muffins to hearty breakfasts like my famous pancakes, oats can be used in a variety of ways to add flavor and texture to your favorite recipes.
Rise and shine, it’s time for breakfast! As much as we all know it’s the most important meal of the day, finding the time to fit it in can be quite the challenge. That’s where overnight oats come in. With a little bit of preparation the night before, a delicious and satisfying breakfast can be waiting for you in the morning. Not only are oats a great source of slow-release energy to keep you fueled and focused until lunchtime, but they’re also incredibly versatile.
Overnight oats have been a staple in our home for years now, and we always seem to be trying out a new variation of this popular breakfast dish. However, our tried-and-true favorite is one that includes two of our all-time favorites: chocolate and banana. There’s something so satisfying about waking up to find a jar of chilled oats infused with the sweet flavors of banana and chocolate waiting for you. Even better, everyone in the house can personalize the topping to their liking, resulting in a breakfast that’s both delicious and uniquely their own. It’s no wonder we keep coming back to this recipe time and time again.
Whether you’re a busy parent rushing out the door or just someone who wants to start their day on the right foot, overnight oats are the perfect breakfast solution.
Bonus: Be sure to check out the video of this recipe below for additional flavor inspiration showcasing the delightful combination of peanut butter and jelly!
For optimal results, add toppings to your overnight oats just before serving. This allows the oats to fully absorb the liquids and soften, ensuring the perfect balance of liquid-to-oat ratio.
Overnight oats are most delicious when enjoyed within 24 hours of preparation. During this time, they reach the perfect balance of softness without being overly soggy.
You will need about 10 minutes to make 1 servings of this recipe, which has approximately 546 calories each. Make sure you have all the ingredients and follow these 2 simple steps. If you have any questions, send me an email and I’d be more than happy to help!