Are you obsessed with overnight oats? Maybe you should be. They may just be the perfect recipe; easy to mix together, you can keep it super basic and cost-effective or go crazy with trendy ingredients, it doesn’t take much prep effort, there’s no cooking, it’s a travel-friendly meal, and they can fit almost any dietary needs. Mix ingredients together well, using a jar works great for this. Cover and refrigerate overnight! Give a quick stir in the morning and eat! Use this basic recipe formula below to make your own creative varieties, or use the ones we’ve created for you below. To get you started, here is a sport-dietitian approved recipe times three to fuel your workout, recovery from one, and keep you healthy on a rest day. Lori Nedescu, our favorite board-certified nutritionist gives us her delicious ultimate overnight oats recipe below!
Basic Formula (Vegan)
Oats (old fashioned or sprouted) (1 cup)
Protein/ Collagen Powder (1 scoop)
1 cup Liquid of choice
2 -4 tbsp Nuts / Seeds / Dried Fruit
Fun (cordyceps, spirulina, etc…) (1 tsp – 1 tbsp)
Pinch of Salt
Mix ingredients together well, using a jar works great for this. Cover and refrigerate overnight! Give a quick stir in the morning and eat! Use this basic formula to make your own creative varieties. To get you started, here are three sport-dietitian approved recipes to fuel your workout, recovery from one, and keep you healthy on a rest day.
Beet Boost Oats (Vegan)
It’s backed by science, beets stimulate blood flow. This means working muscles get more oxygen and will fatigue less. Adding them before a workout might provide a competitive edge.
Oats (1 cup)
1 cup Oat Milk
1/2 cup Mixed Berries, Frozen
Beet Powder (1 tbsp)
Almond Butter (1 tbsp)
Collagen Powder (1 scoop)
Pinch of Salt
Mocha Chocolate Protein Oats (Vegan)
Caffeine helps the body quickly recover from a hard training session and boost energy for the rest of your day. A pinch of spicy cayenne can rev up the metabolic rate to keep you burning calories well after your session ended.