Healthy Gingerbread Overnight Dessert Oats
Healthy Gingerbread Overnight Dessert Oats! Turn a boring bowl of oatmeal into a decadent breakfast treat with this super fun and festive recipe.
It seriously tastes like gingerbread cookies in the form of oatmeal. It’s sweet, delicious, and filling, yet refined sugar free, gluten free, and vegan!
I’m pretty much obsessed with overnight oats right now because when I roll out of bed in the morning, I don’t want to cook anything, I just wanna shove food in my face and drink some coffee alongside it.
Overnight oats are amazing, especially to those with busy mornings. But overnight DESSERT oats? That’s a godsend to us sweet teeth 😉
- ¾ cup Old Fashioned Rolled Oats
- 3 packets Natural Sweetener (I used Truvia)
- ¾ tsp Ground Cinnamon
- ½ tsp Ground Ginger
- ⅛ tsp Ground Nutmeg
- ⅛ tsp Ground Cloves
- tiny pinch of Salt
- ¾ cup Unsweetened Vanilla Almond Milk
- 1 tbs Roasted Almond Butter
- 2 tsp Sucanat (or 1 tsp Molasses)
- 1 tsp Vanilla Extract
In a bowl, stir together the oats, packeted sweetener, cinnamon, ginger, nutmeg, cloves, and salt.
Pour in the milk, then stir in the almond butter, sucanat/molasses, and vanilla extract. Cover and refrigerate overnight.
Serve and enjoy in the morning!
Here are some of my favorite topping ideas:
- a crumbled Gingerbread Cookie
- a crumbled Graham Cracker
- natural whipped cream
- spoonful of yogurt
- sprinkle of cinnamon
- drizzle of pure maple syrup
If you want suuuuper creamy oats with a hit of protein, add a ¼ cup of Greek yogurt to the recipe! If you’re vegan, feel free to stir in ~1-2 tablespoons of vegan vanilla protein powder (I like SunWarrior) plus a splash more of milk.
With love and good eats,