A little sweetness is all you need and vanilla extract makes it taste gourmet. You can get creative with this recipe and use berries instead of bananas, flax seeds instead of chia, or any unsweetened nut milk or nut butter that you fancy.


Recipe Summary

10 mins
4 hrs
4 hrs 10 mins
1 jar of oats


Original recipe yields 1 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
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Instructions Checklist
  • Place 3 to 4 slices of banana in the bottom of a jar. Layer 1 1/2 teaspoon of almond butter, 1/2 teaspoon chia seeds, and 1/2 cup oats on top. Repeat layering remaining almond butter, chia seeds, and oats, leaving a 1-inch gap at the top.

  • Mix almond milk, maple syrup, and vanilla extract in a bowl. Pour over oats, leaving a 1/2-inch gap at the top to allow oats to expands as they soak. Push a knife or fork vertically through the jar to make sure milk mixture soaks all the way through.

  • Cover jar tightly and refrigerate until oats are moist, 4 hours to overnight.

Cook's Note:

Substitute any unsweetened nut milk for the almond milk if desired.

Nutrition Facts

616 calories; protein 16g; carbohydrates 99.9g; fat 19g; sodium 239.3mg. Full Nutrition

Reviews (7)

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8 Ratings
  • 5 star values: 7
  • 4 star values: 1
  • 3 star values: 0
  • 2 star values: 0
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Rating: 4 stars
changed this up to make it healthier and still taste good. Removed the banana as we don't like them and added Chia seeds around 2 tsp for 2 servings. Do 3/4 C. oats and 1C. of milk, couple drips of vanilla, the Chia seeds, couple tsp. of Cinnamon grounded, handful of blueberries. place lid on shake and put in refrigerator. The blueberries give just eight sweetness, to make it good. Read More
Rating: 5 stars
I made it without almond butter, as I didn't have any and with 2% milk instead of almond milk. It was very good. Next time I may try it with quick oats to allow the milk to absorb more completely. Read More
Rating: 5 stars
This made an easy, good breakfast. I didn't use maple syrup but added a little less than 1/4 tsp maple flavoring instead along with some stevia for sweetness. A great breakfast to have in the frig for when I need to get up and out of here on time. Read More
Rating: 5 stars
I really enjoyed this. So easy to make ahead of time for the family. Read More
Rating: 5 stars
Really nice and did not need a second row - looks and tastes great Read More
Rating: 5 stars
Absolutely Wonderful. Read More
Rating: 5 stars
Absolutely delicious!! Read More