Recipes

This No-Cook Breakfast Is the Perfect Grab-and-Go Meal in the Morning

TIMEJanuary 9, 2022

It takes just minutes to assemble these healthy, no-cook overnight oats, and you’ll have meal-prepped grab-and-go breakfasts on hand for the rest of the week. Top these delicious vegan oats—inspired by classic cinnamon bun flavors—with fresh or frozen fruit and your favorite nuts and seeds.

Cinnamon Roll Overnight Oats

Active Time: 5 minutes
Total Time: 8 hours

Serves 5

  • 2 1/2 cups old-fashioned rolled oats
  • 2 1/2 cups unsweetened nondairy milk, such as almond or coconut
  • 8 teaspoons light brown sugar
  • 2 1/2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 1 1/4 teaspoons ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt

Stir oats, milk, brown sugar, vanilla, cinnamon, and salt together in a large bowl. Divide among five 8-ounce jars. Screw on lids and refrigerate overnight or for up to 5 days.

Tasty Tips

People with celiac disease or gluten-sensitivity should use oats that are labeled “gluten-free,” as oats are often cross-contaminated with wheat and barley.

To make ahead: Refrigerate covered for up to 5 days.

Recipe nutrition per serving: 197 Calories, Total Fat: 4 g, Saturated Fat: 1 g, Carbohydrates: 35 g, Fiber: 5 g, Total Sugars: 8 g, Added Sugars: 6 g, Protein: 6 g, Sodium: 318 mg, Potassium: 174 mg, Iron: 2 mg, Folate: 20 mcg, Calcium: 252 mg, Vitamin A: 252 IU, Vitamin C: 0 mg.

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