Open Arms of Minnesota

Weekly Recipe #335: Red, White and Blue Overnight Oats

By Brianna Elliott, MS, RD, LD – Open Arms of Minnesota Registered Dietitian

Photo credit: Fresh Fit Flourish

Start your day with some Fourth of July-themed overnight oats. You’ll get a dose of disease-fighting antioxidants, fiber, immune-boosting vitamin C and many other vitamins and minerals. This recipe will keep you full so you can enjoy all that the Fourth brings!

RED, WHITE & BLUE OVERNIGHT OATS

From Fresh Fit Flourish

Servings: 2-3

INGREDIENTS:

  • Red layer
    • ⅓ cup oats
    • ⅓ cup almond milk
    • ⅔ cup raspberries
    • 1 tbsp. Greek yogurt
  • White Layer
    • ⅓ cup oats
    • ⅓ cup almond milk
    • 3 tbsp. coconut flakes
    • 1 tbsp. Greek yogurt
  • Blue Layer
    • ⅓ cup oats
    • ⅓ cup almond milk
    • ⅔ cup blueberries
    • 2 tbsp. Greek yogurt

DIRECTIONS:

  1. Mix the ingredients for each layer separately.
  2. Store and cover each layer in separate bowls. Place in the fridge overnight for 8-12 hours.
  3. After the oats have soaked overnight, add the red layer first, then the white, then the blue (or in whatever order you would like) to a medium mason jar.
  4. Top with berries, granola & any other toppings of your choice!
  5. Enjoy!

P.S. Looking for tips to stay healthy on the Fourth? Check out our latest blog!


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