Posted by Mike Miryala on
Overnight Oats is a nutritious and delicious breakfast option that has gained popularity in recent years. This recipe is an innovative twist on the classic overnight oats recipe, which traditionally uses oats as the main ingredient. This plant-based and low-carb Overnight "Oats" is a perfect breakfast for individuals who follow a low-carb vegan diet.
The recipe for this Overnight "Oats" is simple and easy to make. It requires chia seeds, shredded coconut, unsweetened coconut milk, sweetener, and your choice of flavoring, such as cacao powder, flavored protein/collagen powder, vanilla extract, or strawberry.
Chia seeds are the main ingredients in this recipe and are excellent sources of protein, fiber, and healthy fats. And coconut milk is used in this recipe as a plant-based alternative to regular milk.
The preparation for the Overnight "Oats" is simple. Mix all the ingredients together in a bowl or jar, cover it, and refrigerate it overnight. In the morning, stir the mixture, add more coconut milk if needed, and top it with chopped nuts, if desired.
The low-carb nature of this recipe makes it a great option for individuals who are trying to lose weight, control their blood sugar levels, or manage their diabetes. This recipe is packed with protein, fiber, and healthy fats, making it a filling and satisfying breakfast. So, the next time you are looking for a healthy and easy breakfast option, give this Overnight "Oats" a try!
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 0 minutes
Yield: 1 serving
- 1 Tablespoon (12 g) chia seeds
- 1 Tablespoon (5 g) unsweetened shredded coconut
- 3 Tablespoons (45 ml) unsweetened coconut milk
- Erythritol or stevia (or preferred sweetener), to taste (optional)
- Optional Flavorings:
1 Tablespoon flavored protein/collagen powder or
1 teaspoon (5 ml) vanilla extract or
1 chopped strawberry
- Mix the ingredients together until completely combined.
- Pour into a small lidded jar or glass and refrigerate for 4 hours or overnight for the chia to set.
- Enjoy the “oats” by itself or topped with a few berries.
- Unsweetened flaked coconut can be used instead of unsweetened shredded coconut.
- Unsweetened almond or cashew milk from a carton can be used instead of unsweetened coconut milk.
- Make large batches of the recipe for your entire family to enjoy or to have it ready for busy mornings.
- Each batch can be stored in the refrigerator for up to 5 days.
Nutrition: (Estimated and based on per-serving amounts.)
- Calories: 101
- Fat: 8 g
- Total Carbs: 6 g
- Fiber: 4 g
- Sugar: 0 g
- Net Carbs: 2 g
- Protein: 2 g