Healthy Overnight Growing Oatmeal with a Big Portion
Entire recipe: 205 calories, 6g total fat (0.5g sat fat), 378mg sodium, 31g carbs, 5g fiber, 1.5g sugars, 6.5g protein
Green Plan SmartPoints® value 5*
Blue Plan (Freestyle™) SmartPoints® value 5*
Purple Plan SmartPoints® value 1*
Cook: 20 minutes
Cool: 10 minutes Chill: 5 hours
1 1/4 cups unsweetened vanilla almond milk
1/2 cup old-fashioned oats
1 packet natural no-calorie sweetener (like Truvia), or more to taste
1/4 tsp. vanilla extract
1/4 tsp. cinnamon, or more for topping
Optional toppings: fresh fruit, nuts, Greek yogurt
Combine all ingredients in a nonstick pot. Add 1 1/4 cups water, and mix well.
Bring to a boil, and then reduce to a simmer. Cook and stir until creamy and thickened, about 15 minutes. (It will thicken more overnight!)
Transfer to a bowl or jar, and let cool completely. Refrigerate until cold and thick, at least 5 hours.
Mix thoroughly before serving. (Oatmeal will become very thick overnight.) Reheat or eat chilled.
MAKES 1 SERVING
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