Healthy Overnight Carrot Cake Oats

Toss together these carrot cake-inspired oats at night and wake up to a sweet, healthy fiber- and protein-packed spring breakfast.

Total Time:
6 hr 10 min
Prep:
10 min
Inactive:
6 hr

Yield:
1 serving
Level:
Easy

NUTRITION INFO
Ingredients
  • 3/4 cup nonfat milk
  • 1/2 cup old-fashioned rolled oats
  • 1 teaspoon packed dark brown sugar
  • 1/8 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
  • 1 small carrot, finely grated
  • Kosher salt
  • 1 tablespoon toasted unsweetened shredded coconut
  • 1 tablespoon raisins
  • 1 tablespoon toasted chopped walnuts
  • Dash ground cinnamon
  • Honey for drizzling, optional
Directions
  • Special equipment: a glass pint jar or other container with a lid

  • The night before you want to eat the oats, combine the milk, oats, brown sugar, vanilla, carrots and a pinch of salt in a glass pint jar or other container with a lid. Secure the lid and shake. Refrigerate for at least 6 hours or up to overnight.

  • In the morning, top the oats with the coconut, raisins, walnuts and cinnamon. To serve, drizzle with honey if using.

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