This Overnight Oats With Coconut Milk is a great prep ahead breakfast for your busy weekdays. Here is how to make it. (gluten free and can be made vegan)
Try a few more overnight oats breakfast recipes here – Biscoff Oats, Carrot Cake Overnight Oats, Apple Pie Overnight Oats, Banana Bread Overnight Oats, Coffee Overnight Oats and Healthy Strawberry Overnight Oats.
About This Recipe
This overnight oats with coconut milk is a great ready to eat breakfast you can make for your weekdays. It is easy, nutritious and just takes 5 minutes to come together.
Instant oats are soaked overnight with coconut milk, vanilla extract and water to make this easy and quick recipe. Just top it with your favourite toppings and enjoy it in the morning.
Enjoy it for breakfast or as a snack in between the meals or whenever the hunger strikes. Double or triple the recipe to prep ahead for your week’s breakfast.
You just need a few ingredients to make this simple oatmeal breakfast – instant oats, coconut milk, vanilla extract, water, honey, strawberries, pistachios and coconut shavings.
Use instant oats or old fashioned rolled oats for this recipe. Avoid using steel cut oats, as they are hard to soften just with milk.
Coconut milk adds a perfect creamy and rich texture. You can also use regular milk instead.
Use good quality vanilla extract for best flavour and aroma.
I prefer to use honey (not vegan) to sweeten oats, but you can always use sugar, brown sugar, maple syrup, stevia or any other sweetener of your choice.
Top it with fresh strawberries. You can also add in other fresh fruits such as mango, papaya, kiwi, mixed berries etc.
Pistachios and coconut shavings adds a nice crunch. Almonds, walnuts can also be added instead.
Oats Health Benefits
Overnight Oats with Coconut Milk are an easy, quick way of having your fill of this wonderful fibre. The fibre in oats is both soluble and insoluble, which helps lowers blood pressure.
It also fills the stomach, slows down the digestion process to make the nutrients absorbable, and generally reduces the need for munching on junk and other foods. Therefore, great to include in your weight management diet.
Oats also decrease cholesterol and increase anti-oxidants in the blood.
They also particularly help in diabetes.
Overnight Oats with Coconut Milk makes for a nutritious breakfast, snack or a light meal. Just top it with fresh strawberries, pistachios and coconut shavings while serving.
You can also top it with other fresh fruits such as mangoes, fresh mixed berries, kiwi, papaya, banana, dragon fruit or any other fruit that you prefer.
You can also add in other nuts along with pistachios such as almonds, cashews, walnuts, pecans etc.
You can prep the overnight oats for an entire full week and store in the refrigerator in a clean and dry container or individual containers. Just add your favourite toppings and enjoy a ready to eat breakfast in the morning.
Overnight Oats With Coconut Milk
- 1 cup Instant oats
- 1 cup Coconut milk
- ½ teaspoon Vanilla extract
- 1 cup Water
- 2 tablespoon Honey
- ¼ cup Strawberries
- 2 tablespoon Pistachios
- 2 tablespoon Coconut shavings
- Add oats, coconut milk, vanilla extract and water in bowl and refrigerate overnight.
- Remove the bowl from refrigerator in the morning.
- Drizzle honey on top.
- Sprinkle strawberries, pistachios and coconut slices on top.
- Serve chilled.