Introduction: Pumpkin Spice Latte Overnight Oats

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If you are like me and find it hard to have enough time in the morning to do anything more than put a comb through your hair then this recipe is for you! Overnight oats are a simple and delicious way to get a nutritious breakfast in on the run. Did I mention there is coffee in this recipe? Added bonus, this recipe provides your dose of caffeine for the morning as well!

Step 1: Collect All Ingredients and Equipment

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Ingredients:

  • 1/4 cup Brewed Coffee
  • 1/4 cup Soy Milk (can opt for dairy or almond milk as well)
  • 1/2 cup Oats
  • 1/4 cup Pumpkin Puree
  • 1 tsp. Cinnamon
  • 1/2 tsp. Vanilla Extract
  • 1 Tbsp. Chia Seeds
  • Slivered Almonds to top

Equipment:

  • Favorite Mason Jar or Tupperware
  • 1/2 Cup Dry Measuring Cup
  • Liquid Measuring Cup
  • Can Opener
  • Measuring Spoons

Step 2: Measure Dry Ingredients

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  • 1/2 cup Oats
  • 1 tsp. Cinnamon
  • 1 Tbsp. Chia Seeds
  • Slivered Almonds to top

Step 3: Measure Liquid Ingredients

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  • 1/4 cup Brewed Coffee
  • 1/4 cup Soy Milk (can opt for dairy or almond milk as well)
  • 1/4 cup Pumpkin Puree
  • 1/2 tsp. Vanilla Extract

Step 4: Combine All Ingredients and Stir

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Combine both dry and liquid ingredients to your jar of choice and mix thoroughly.

Step 5: Refrigerate Overnight

Refrigerating overnight allows the oats to soak up all the delicious flavors you added so they can be creamy and soft in the morning.

Step 6: Add Toppings and Serve!

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Finishing Touch: To make your oats extra delicious, in addition to almonds you can also top with cacao nibs (additional caffeine), shredded coconut, or sliced fruit.

Throw oats in your backpack or purse with a spoon. Easy to eat on the bus, in lecture, or at your desk!

Nutrition Facts: 400 Calories, 17 g Protein, 60 g Carbohydrate, 8 g Fat, 13 g Fiber

From a dietitian's perspective, this is an awesome breakfast because it is packed with protein and fiber which will keep you full longer. It is also super simple and easy for those of us who are constantly on the run. Try different flavors and toppings to mix it up! Pair your oats with a piece of fruit to get more food groups in.

Comments

giorgia14 (author)2015-11-05

Wow! I'm vegan and addicted to coffee and pumpkin...! So I'll totally try this!

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