Creamy caramel overnight oats – a quick and easy breakfast option if you’re craving something sweet! This recipe is easy to make, healthy + perfect for meal prep.

Salted Caramel Overnight Oats

Am I the only person who didn’t know you could heat up cold overnight oats in the microwave?!

I absolutely love overnight oats, but sometimes I’m just not feeling cold oats for breaky, and I had no idea that you could just pop them in the microwave. Who knew?

If you haven’t tried overnight oats yet then you are missing out. Especially if you’re the kind of person who usually grabs something quick before they run out the door in the mornings.

They’re so easy to prep – just add some oats, milk and a few extras for flavour to a mason jar (these are my favourite), mix it around and pop it in the fridge. These mason jars are perfect when you want to take a healthy breakfast, like these oats, to work with you.

These little overnight oat jars are also perfect for a snack. You could easily prep some plain overnight oats in the fridge, and top them with whatever you fancy in the day. Fresh fruit like strawberries and blueberries work well, and you could also use any flavour enhancers like cinnamon, cacao powder or nut butter! You could even try different plant based milks – soya milk, coconut milk or cashew milk are my favourites to use for a creamy taste!

THESE OVERNIGHT OATS ARE:

  • EASY TO MAKE
  • CREAMY
  • HEALTHY
  • REFINED SUGAR-FREE
  • PERFECT FOR SOMEONE WITH A SWEET TOOTH
Salted Caramel Overnight Oats

Salted Caramel Overnight Oats

Salted Caramel Overnight Oats

Yield: 1 serving
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Total Time: 5 minutes

Creamy caramel overnight oats – a quick and easy breakfast option if you're craving something sweet!

Ingredients

Overnight oats

  • 1/4 cup oats
  • 1/4 cup plant-based milk
  • 1 tbsp milled flaxseed
  • 1 tbsp dairy free yogurt (I used Alpro Greek yogurt)
  • 1 tbsp cinnamon

Toppings

  • 1 handful pecans
  • 1 tbsp desiccated coconut
  • 1 tbsp natural peanut butter (Find a brand with pure peanuts and no added salt or oil)

Salted Caramel Sauce

  • 2 medjool dates
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 2-4 tbsp plant-based milk (Add more depending on how runny/thick you want your sauce to be)

Instructions

  1. First start by soaking your medjool dates in boiling water for around 5-10 minutes. If you want a bigger portion of salted caramel sauce, then use more medjool dates and a splash more milk.
  2. While your dates are soaking, get a small jar and mix the oats, plant milk, flaxseed, yogurt + cinnamon together. The flaxseed will make the overnight oats super thick, so if you want your oats quite runny then add the flaxseed at the same time as your toppings.
  3. Place your oats in the fridge ready to soak overnight.
  4. After the medjool dates have been soaked, add them to a blender with the vanilla extract and plant milk and blend until it’s a smooth and creamy.
  5. Store your salted caramel sauce in a small container ready for the morning.
  6. Once your oats have soaked overnight, you can top with the salted caramel sauce + other toppings.

Notes

You can either make the salted caramel sauce while you’re prepping your oats, or make it in the morning. I like to make mine while I’m prepping the overnight oats to save time in the morning.

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VITAMINS + MINERALS IN THIS RECIPE:

Iron – 1.9mg

Calcium – 262mg

Nutrition Information
Yield 1
Amount Per Serving Calories 498Total Fat 20.9ggSodium 72.6mgmgCarbohydrates 71.8ggFiber 15.5ggSugar 35.8ggProtein 13.4gg

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