Vanilla & Berry Layered Overnight Oats

You’ve got to love a quick, easy and healthy breakfast – especially when all you need to do is grab it from the fridge and it’s ready to go! That’s the great thing about this simple recipe, make it the night before (even increase the quantities so you can batch make a few portions), layer it up in containers and in the morning you’re good to go!

Add in cacao or cocoa powder to the porridge if you want to get a chocolate fix, the zest of an orange or feel free to sprinkle in some cinnamon a ginger. Use other berries (a mixture or just one type) for the jam, so long as the fruit is soft and juicy enough to form a nice jam. There are so many ways you could vary this basic recipe up according to your favourite things πŸ™‚

Ingredients:

  • 50g rolled oats (I used Quaker)
  • 200ml milk of choice (I used almond milk)
  • 1 scoop vanilla vegan protein (I used Kin Nutrition)
  • 2 tablespoons maple syrup or alternative (I used Sweet Freedom)

For the berry jam – 

  • 100g mixed frozen berries
  • 2 tablespoons maple syrup or alternative (I used Sweet Freedom)
  • 3 tablespoons chia seeds (I used The Chia Company)

Top with –

  • Granola of choice
  • Pomegranate seeds

Get making!

  1. Mix together the oats, milk, protein powder and syrup in a bowl or kilner jar and place in the fridge.
  2. Place the berries and syrup in a pan and simmer for 10 minutes. Remove from the heat, stir in the chia seeds and stand for 10 minutes to form a jam. Once cooled place in the fridge.
  3. Either arrange the night before or in the morning: Spoon half the oats into a jar, add Β½ the berry jam, top with remaining oats then finish with berries. Sprinkle over granola and pomegranate seeds and get stuck in!