Overnight oats are one of the most popular breakfast options around, but they can be difficult if you’re lactose intolerant. The good news is there are plenty of ways to make them without milk and still get all the deliciousness. Check out these sixteen tasty and healthy recipes that will show you how!
1. Mediterranean Overnight Oats Recipe: A Healthy, Delicious Breakfast on a Monday Morning!
Blend together plain Greek yogurt, canned pumpkin puree or mashed banana, and ground flaxseed. Mix with oats and dark chocolate chunks if desired. It ’s that easy!
You’ll be ready to take on the world, at any hour of the day.
2. Skip the fast food breakfast, save money with this.
Puree or zap together equal parts 2% or plain coconut milk and silken tofu, along with the optional ingredients of your choice. It’s delicious, and will help you to stretch your dollar even further!
Skip the $5 breakfast at the fast food joint, save money with this!
3. Almond milk for everyone!
Use unsweetened almond or soy milk in place of cow’s milk in your favorite recipe. The consistency will be slightly thinner, but it can work!
Instead of heading to the nearest fast food place for breakfast, use this recipe to save money and eat healthy while you’re at it!
4. Use chia seeds to make your breakfast perfect!
Use chocolate or vanilla-flavored almond milk to add a delicious twist to your breakfast. While you’re at it, add in some nuts and chia seeds for added nutrition!
Don’t wait until breakfast is over to realize you’ve made a mistake. A late morning snack of chia seeds sprinkled on chocolate milk sounds like the perfect way to start your day.
5. Rice milk is the perfect way to go
Use rice milk in place of cow’s milk. A bit thinner, but it still works great with oats! It will help keep your oatmeal from separating into liquid and oat-y goodness.
Rice milk tastes great when it’s in your oatmeal
6. The perfect breakfast recipe for on-the-go
Replace butter or margarine with unsweetened applesauce. It helps the oats stick together better, and saves you some calories to boot!
This on-the-go breakfast recipe is perfect for those who are always in a rush.
7. Easy Switch To Nut Milk!
Use your nut milk of choice instead of cow’s milk. Just make sure to use unsweetened varieties!
So you can feel great in your body and in your taste buds, give nut milk a try!
8. The perfect breakfast for those rushed mornings
Use Greek yogurt and add pureed fruit, nuts, and chia seeds, for a overnight oats breakfast that’s packed with great nutrition.
A quick and easy breakfast made with all the healthy ingredients you want!
9. You can have it your way with coconut milk
Replace cow’s milk with a mix of soy and coconut milk. You might have to add a bit more spices, but it’s a delicious way to make your oats.
You can also substitute soy milk with a whole banana. Just add it to your already cooked oats and mix well.
The best thing about this recipe is that you have complete control over the texture, so you can either have it creamy or crunchy. If you prefer a thicker texture, don’t cook your oats for too long. If you prefer the crunchier ones, boil them longer than usual.
10. Dairy Free Oatmeal : Do it Your Way
Use almond milk and add some protein powder. It will give you the same consistency as cow’s milk, plus added protein. Also , it won’t make you feel bloated and you can always control how many nuts and seeds you use.
11. Oatmilks are the new breakfast heroes.
Soak your oats overnight in milk alternatives like almond milk or rice milk; add some cinnamon and fruit to taste. To make a more traditional oatmeal you can add a little honey, cinnamon and nutmeg to the water, heat it up and eat!
12. A new way to eat oatmeal
Make oatmeal with yogurt instead of milk by blending together yogurt with a small amount of ground flaxseed and a pinch of salt to taste. Yogurt with no added sugar is recommended. Add blueberries or chopped fresh fruit for flavor. Place in small containers and refrigerate overnight if desired.
13. Enjoy healthy creamy overnight oats without dairy milk
No milk? Try making oatmeal with coconut milk instead! The hot milk alternative adds a nice creaminess to the finished product, and it’s a great way to cut down on fat without sacrificing flavor.
14. The best thing that ever happened to oatmeal
For a pure maple syrup alternative, blend up a small amount of soy milk with a little pureed banana to add sweetness and richness to your oats; top with raisins and cinnamon to add extra flavor.
15. Old fashioned Oatmeal with Dried Fruit
Try Oatmeal with Dried Fruit. These are easy to make and taste amazing. Top these oats with a bit of honey. Honey works well with just about any fruit.
16. Energy for the morning rush
Here’s another option! Steamed Oats with a drizzle of maple syrup and a pinch of salt and cinnamon. You won’t need the usual cup of coffee to start the day. Also, if you are feeling really hungry, this is a great way to fill up!
You don’t have to miss out on this delicious breakfast option. There are lots of ways to make overnight oats without milk for people who are lactose intolerant. A little experimenting will help you find the method that works best for you!
If you want to have quick savory oats breakfast instead of overnight oats here are 5 ways o make it:
1. Go savory by adding salt, pepper, and garlic powder to your oats; fry them up in a pan with extra virgin olive oil and eat with salt and pepper to taste!
2. One bowl savory meal: Cook 1/2 cup whole grain oats with 1/4 cup quinoa in 1 1/4 cups water with a dash of salt and pepper in a pan over medium heat for 8 minutes; add 2 slices of bacon, chopped small; saute until crisp; remove bacon from pan; set aside.
Stir in 1/2 cup chopped mushrooms, 2 tablespoons onion, 1 tablespoon fresh chopped parsley, 1 tablespoon fresh chopped thyme, 4 chopped green onions, and cook for 2 minutes. Stir in 3 tablespoons parmesan cheese; cook until melted.
3. Make savory oatmeal by adding 1/2 cup cooked quinoa, 1 green chopped onion, 2 diced tomatoes, 1/4 cup green beans, 1 green chopped bell pepper to oatmeal cooked with salt and pepper.
4. Make oat pilaf by adding 2 cups water to 2 cups of uncooked quinoa; bring to a boil; reduce heat to low. Cook covered for 20 minutes or until water is absorbed. Fluff with fork. Stir in 1 1/2 cups cooked oats; 1 chopped tomato, 2 chopped green onions.
5. Make the following– 1/2 cup rolled oats, 1/2 cup quinoa, 2 cups milk, salt and pepper to taste cooked on low heat until consistency of oatmeal. Stir in 5 tablespoons of Parmesan cheese to serve
6. Make healthy granola based on rolled oats and brown sugar to fill a fruit bowl. Roll oats into a ball and cut a small slice off the bottom for easy excavating. Add raisins, sultanas, nuts, and dried fruit of your choice. You can also substitute sunflower seed or ground flaxseed for the rolled oat layer if you would like to cut down on added fat from the butter used as a topping.
7. Savory Oats with chives, olive oil, salt and pepper. This is one of the simplest recipes you can try if you want to have savory breakfast oats that are ready in just few minutes. You just have to soak them overnight or for 5-6 hours before serving.
8. Vary from classic oatmeal by adding chia seeds or ground flaxseed to your mixture and top with a few soft cooked eggs for a nutritious breakfast treat.
There you have it – sixteen easy ways you can enjoy overnight oats plus eight savory ways of having oats for breakfast. Now go forth, explore the wide variety of flavors you can create, and save money at the grocery store all at the same time!