Oats are an incredibly versatile recipe that can adapt everything you have in your fridge and last for a couple of days after preparation. Overnight oats recipe is ridiculously simple and can be constantly change it depending on the ingredients and the taste you are in the mood for. Overnight oats is not a dorm room treat only for you, but in last few years they have become a cultural trend among Generation Z brunch goers. The recipe is branded as a healthy alternative to sweet and comfortable breakfast item because of its versatility in ingredients that are low in calories but high in nutrients. The recipe of overnight oats is a dorm friendly idea as they can be prepared easily in dorm room as well. Rolled oats, an important ingredient in overnight oats, have a healthy nutritional composition. The endless options of toppings that you can put on overnight oats allow the college students and dorm-chefs to decide exactly what thy wants from the recipe. Picking their fruit in the morning or adding some sweet chocolate chips to eat the overnight oats. You will love the fact that you can prepare everything the night before and have a delicious breakfast in the morning. Here I am sharing a dorm room overnight oats recipe that is basic but I will share some versatility as well.
____________ Basic overnight oats ______________
In a mixing bowl or storage jar add rolled oats, milk, chia seeds, maple syrup or honey, vanilla and salt.
Stir ingredients together, put the lid over the jar and place it in the fridge overnight. If you are in a rush cut the soaking time for 2-4 hours.
The next morning open the lid and give a stir before eating, If the oats seems more thick add a bit more milk to loosen the mixture.
Top with your favorite toppings and enjoy.
_____________ Peanut Butter Overnight Oats _____________
While preparing the oats mixture add peanut butter and then drizzle some on top before eating.
____________ Chocolate Chips Overnight Oats _______________
Add 1 tablespoon of chocolate chips while preparing the oats mixture. Drizzle the remaining chocolate chips on top before enjoying.
____________ Berry Overnight Oats ________________
Add about 2 tablespoon of berries of your choice in the oats mixture while preparing. Top the oats with remaining berries before serving.