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
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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 


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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