AB & J Overnight Oats

Recipe by Elise Museles.

Back to school and back to work means quick and easy nourishing breakfasts. Nothing beats a morning meal that can magically happen while you’re sleeping. These overnight oats can energize you for the start of a productive day or serve as a midday blood sugar balancing snack.

INGREDIENTS 

  • ½ banana, mashed
  • ½ cup almond milk
  • ½ cup rolled oats (gluten-free if necessary)
  • 1½ – 2 tablespoons almond butter (or any nut butter)
  • pinch of sea salt
  • 1 tablespoon chia seed or low sugar jam

TOPPINGS:

  • fresh berries
  • sliced bananas
  • granola
  • seeds
  • sliced nuts

Optional: Add in a drop of maple syrup for a sweeter jar of oats.

INSTRUCTIONS

  • Make your weekly batch of plant-based milk and nut butter in The NutraMilk first.
  • Mash the banana and set aside.
  • Add the almond milk, oats, vanilla, and salt in a mason jar. Mix well. Stir in the banana.
  • Spoon in the almond butter and mix, leaving swirls throughout.
  • Cover the jar and refrigerate the oats overnight. In the morning, open up the jar, add in the jam and lightly stir.
  • Top with fresh fruit and toppings of choice. Get creative!