Ever try making overnight oats? There’s no cooking required. Take five minutes before you hit the sack to stir the ingredients together in a mason jar, then cover and place in the fridge. In the morning, just top it with nuts (or anything else you desire) and enjoy.
Nutrition (per serving)
Calories: 440; protein: 21g; fat: 18g; carbs: 52g; sugar: 18g
Recipe and photo by Amy Gorin, M.S., R.D.N., owner of Amy Gorin Nutrition in Jersey City, NJ.
Makes 1 servings
- ½ cup rolled oats
- ¼ cup low-fat milk
- ½ cup plain low-fat Greek yogurt, divided
- ½ tsp vanilla extract
- 1 tsp unsweetened cocoa powder
- 2 Tbsp shredded coconut
- ½ cup frozen strawberries, sliced
- 2 Tbsp pistachios, chopped
How to make it
In a mason jar, combine oats with milk, 2 Tbsp yogurt, vanilla, and cocoa powder. Mix, then top with frozen strawberries and remaining yogurt. Cover jar with a lid, and refrigerate for a few hours or overnight, then top with pistachios.