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Peanut Butter Chia Seed Overnight Oats
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Peanut Butter Chia Seed Overnight Oats

This Peanut Butter Chia Seed Overnight Oats recipe is the perfect healthy meal to kick start your day or meal prep for the week ahead. These Oats boasts it’s creaminess, thickness from the thickly cut oatmeal and chia seeds used, and generous nutty flavor from the delicious peanut butter; which all create quite the experience in just one bowl. A win for the entire family. All vegan and Gluten-Free.

Course: Breakfast, Brunch
Keyword breakfast, brunch, chia seeds, classic, dairy-free, digestion, easy, gluten-free, healthy, healthy bowl, homemade, indulge, oatmeal, oats, peanut butter, plant-based, recipe, sweet, vegan
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Chill Time: 8 hours
Servings: 2 Servings
Creator Shanika | Orchids + Sweet Tea

Must-Haves:

  • 2 cups Rolled oats, gluten-free (I use Bob's Red Mill)
  • 3-4 Tbsps chia seeds (I use Navitas Organics)
  • 2 cups Almond milk  (I use Califia Farms; See Notes!)
  • 3-4 Tbsps vegan peanut butter, melted (I use Earth's Balance)
  • 2-3 Tbsps Agave + more if needed! (I use Wholesome Sweets; See Notes!)
  • 2 tsps vanilla extract
  • pinch of cinnamon
  • pinch of sea salt

Topping:

  • vegan peanut butter, melted (I use Earth's Balance)
  • vegan chocolate chips (I use Enjoy Life Foods)

Instructions:

  1. Add all ingredients to a medium bowl, stirring until well combined.

  2. Tightly cover bowl with plastic wrap and refrigerate overnight (or at least 8 hours).

  3. To serve (hot or cold), add oatmeal to individual bowls or jars and top with a dollop of peanut butter and chocolate chips, if desired.

  4. Bon Appetit!

Tips | Notes:

STORAGE: Can be stored in the refrigerator for up to 5 days. Perfect for meal prep for the week!

NUT BUTTER: If preferred, you can always substitute peanut butter with Almond butter, SunButter (perfect for allergy-free needs!), Tahini (Sesame Seed Butter), Hazelnut Butter, etc.

SWEETENER: Instead of Agave, you can simply use pure maple syrup or add 1/2 cup mashed bananas to oats as a sweetener.

MILK: You can use your favorite plant-based milk, whether Soy, Oat, Coconut, etc.

HOMEMADE OAT MILK: If you prefer to make your own oat milk, you can see our easy Oat Milk Recipe.