Pumpkin Spice Overnight Oats
You know you love it—pumpkin spice! It is everywhere this time of year, but we have a recipe that will allow you to feed your obsession in a healthy way. Pumpkin spice overnight oats from the American Institute for Cancer Research.
This easy, grab-and-go breakfast is full of fiber, protein and, most importantly, cancer-fighting polyphenols. Whole grains like oats can improve your digestion, aid in weight control and lower your risk for colorectal cancer.
Per serving: 330 calories, 7 g fat, 50 g carbohydrates, 17 g protein,
8 g dietary fiber, 280 mg sodium.
Reprinted with permission from the American Institute for Cancer Research. View more great recipes at AICR.org/healthyrecipes.
1/2 cup rolled oats
1/2 cup unsweetened almond milk (or any type of milk)
1/3 cup plain Greek yogurt
1 Tbsp ground flaxseed
2 Tbsp pumpkin puree
1 Tbsp maple syrup
1/2 tsp vanilla extract
1/2 tsp ground cinnamon
1/4 tsp ground ginger
1/4 tsp ground nutmeg
Pinch of salt
Stir together all ingredients in a medium-sized mixing bowl.
Add to a mason jar with a fitted lid.
Refrigerate and store overnight.
Eat cold or microwave for one to two minutes, until desired temperature.