Loading Video...

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.
  • Level: Easy
  • Total: 6 hr 10 min
  • Active: 10 min
  • Yield: 1 serving
  • Nutrition Info
Save Recipe

Ingredients

Honey for drizzling, optional

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 

Directions

Special equipment:
A glass pint jar or other container with a lid
  1. 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.
  2. In the morning, top the oats with the coconut, raisins, walnuts and cinnamon. To serve, drizzle with honey if using.
Get the Recipe

Perfect Cranberry Sauce

This ruby-hued sauce is a breeze to make with either fresh or frozen fruit.

Carrot Cake Granola