Overnight Oats: A College Student’s Miracle Breakfast

By April 11, 2017Recipes

Do you find yourself in a hurry in the morning, rushing to get to class with no breakfast in hand? Do you find yourself 10 minutes into your professor’s lecture and your stomach makes a loud gargling noise and everyone around you starts wondering where it came from?

Here is a solution to those problems a satisfying, healthy breakfast:


They are so simple and quick to make and can hold you over while you are sitting through those 50 plus slides of human anatomy, or whatever you are studying.


Things You Will Need:

  • air tight container (mason jar)
  • 1/2 banana sliced
  • berries/ fruit for flavor
  • 1 Tbsp chia seeds
  • optional sweetener: protein powder, yogurt, maple syrup etc
  • 1/2 cup oats

Add In This Order:

  1. oats
  2. sweetener of choice
  3. chia seeds
  4. bananas and fruit
  5.  1/2 cup unsweetened almond milk (or milk of choice)

Then 1, 2,3….

  1. cover: tightly with lid
  2. shake: until combined
  3. refrigerate: overnight

Now this is the best part! In the morning when you wake up all you have to do is take your oats that you have done the night before out of the fridge and if you want to can add additional toppings such as: nut butters, nuts, seeds or even more fresh fruit. ENJOY!

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Author Jessica Cox

Jessica is a Senior at Mississippi State University, major in Kinesiology with a concentration in Clinical Exercise Physiology. She is a dancer but you can know mostly see her in a Crossfit gym instead of a studio and holding a barbell instead of a barre. You will hear her talking about food or cooking it. You can check her out at @jessikate_94.

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