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Adaptogenic Overnight Oat Milk Oats

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Adaptogenic Overnight Oat Milk Oats

Say that title three times fast!

Recently, I discovered just how easy it is to make oat milk. This revelation has only intensified my adoration for oats.

Oats on oats on oats on oats. While it is only two forms of oats, adding oat milk to dry oats to make overnight oatmeal feels like oats gone wild, in the best possible way.

There are three key things about this recipe that I love:

1. If done right, you can create zero waste!
How? Buy your nuts, oats, and maca in the bulk section with a reusable bag. Purchase your blueberries (or other fruit) from a Farmer’s Market where they don’t come in a plastic container.

2. It’s cheap. Seriously!
Especially when bought in bulk, oats are incredibly inexpensive.

3. It has tons of health benefits!
Oats are full of essential vitamins, minerals, antioxidants, and fibers. Maca powder is a wonderful adaptogen that’s high in antioxidants and enhances one’s energy. Coconut Yogurt provides dairy-free cultures that are excellent for gut health.

Go oat crazy.

Adaptogenic Overnight Oat Milk Oats

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Prep Time: 05 minutes
Cook time: 06 hours
Total time: 06 hours and 05 minutes
Yield: 1 serving
Ingredients
  • 1/3 cup Oats
  • 1/2 cup Oat Milk
  • 2 tablespoons Coconut Milk Yogurt
  • 15 Blueberries (or fruit of choice)
  • 1/2 – 1 teaspoon Maca Powder*
  • 1 teaspoon Maple Syrup
  • Small handful Peanuts (or nut of choice)**
  • Pinch Sea Salt (optional)

Directions

1. Combine all ingredients except nuts in a mason jar.

2. Close jar and shake to combine.

3. Place in fridge overnight.

4. Top with nuts the next morning.

*There is a difference between raw maca and gelatinized maca.
-If you have a sensitive stomach choose gelatinized maca.
-Maca can be very powerful. If you have never tried it before, start with 1/2 teaspoon.

**I recommend using lightly salted nuts. If you don’t use lightly salted nuts, then add a pinch of sea salt.

Also by Bella: Vegan Adaptogen Hot Cocoa

Related: Easy, Healthy, Delicious & Filling—3 Vegan Breakfasts You Can Prep In Advance

No-Bake Vegan Maca Mounds

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Bella Gadsby

Bella Gadsby

Contributor at Peaceful Dumpling
Bella is a writer and actor based in LA. She was raised vegetarian and, after two failed attempts at being vegan, the conversion finally stuck in 2015 when she realized not all chocolate contained dairy. After this discovery, Bella fell deep down the endless rabbit hole of vegan cooking, she may or may not have been seen since. Follow Bella on Instagram @thegreatbgadsby.
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