Banana Berry Overnight Oatmeal

Banana berry overnight oatmeal is a great way to add fresh fruit to your day!

The sweetness of the banana makes adding sugar unnecessary. Limiting sugar in your diet is a step in a healthy direction. Learn more about why we should limit sugar in our diets here: https://livewell.jocogov.org/reduce-sugar-for-your-health/

Banana Berry Overnight Oatmeal

Ingredients

1 small or ½ large ripe banana

¼ cup rolled oats

1 Tablespoon chia seeds

1 cup milk of your choice

¼ teaspoon vanilla extract

½ cup fresh berries (blackberries, blueberries, raspberries, or strawberries)

Directions

  1. Mash banana in the bottom of a sealable bowl with a fork until smooth.
  2. Add oatmeal, chia seeds, milk, and vanilla extract to the bowl.
  3. Stir until these ingredients are combined.
  4. Place in the fridge overnight.
  5. Remove from the fridge when you’re ready for breakfast.
  6. Add ½ cup fresh berries for a bright and colorful finishing touch.
  7. Dig in!

Tip: This recipe is scalable. Go ahead and mix up a few bowls at once. They’ll save in the fridge for up to five days.

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