Carrot Cake Overnight Oats
Carrot cake overnight oats are a healthy 350 calorie breakfast that tastes just enough like the favorite dessert to make breakfast seem like a treat.
- ½ cup rolled oats
- ½ tsp. cinnamon
- Tiny pinch of nutmeg
- 2 tsp. chia seeds
- 1/3 cup finely grated carrot about 1 carrot, peel carrot before grating
- 6 pecan halves toasted and then broken into pieces*
- 3/4 cup plain unsweetened almond milk
- 1 Tbsp. maple syrup
- ½ tsp. vanilla extract
- 2 Tbsp. Greek vanilla yogurt optional
Place all dry ingredients into a small container with a tightly sealing lid. Put lid on and shake to mix.
Add all remaining ingredients except yogurt, cover, and shake again until thoroughly mixed.
Placed sealed container in refrigerator for at least 2-3 hours, preferably overnight.
Remove lid and stir. Either microwave or eat oats cold, topped with vanilla yogurt.
*To quickly toast nuts, place in microwave for 30 – 45 seconds until they smell toasty, but not burnt.
** If desired, add 1 - 2 Tbsp. raisins
Calories: 358kcal | Carbohydrates: 49g | Protein: 9g | Fat: 14g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 296mg | Potassium: 323mg | Fiber: 10g | Sugar: 12g | Vitamin A: 7130IU | Vitamin C: 2.5mg | Calcium: 339mg | Iron: 2.7mg