My Favorite Chai Tea Spiced Overnight Oats

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Overnight oats became an overnight sensation a few years back because there’s no cooking involved. Simply combine a few pantry ingredients, add milk the night before, then refrigerate overnight. I love that they’re a plant-based breakfast that’s also cheap to make!

The main ingredients are rolled oats, chia seeds, and your choice of milk. The rest is up to you!

  • For extra protein, add Greek yogurt or protein powder.

  • For fruity oats, mash a banana inside and top with fresh fruit.

  • If you’re feeling indulgent, add a dollop of peanut butter and chocolate chips

  • And if you’re a chai tea lover, you’re going to love this recipe for chai tea spiced overnight oats.

This oatmeal jar is reminiscent of a creamy chai latte. I used chai tea concentrate for sweetness, plus CINNAMON ROLL flavored protein powder that takes it next level.

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Chai tea + cinnamon bun flavored protein powder = Autumn in a mason jar. You don’t need any extra sweeteners for these oats, those two components have just the right amount.

Secret’s out: You’ve got everything you need to make my favorite overnight oats that I enjoy all year long. If you pick up the Cinnamon Bun protein powder and whip these up, let me know how you like it! Shoot me a DM on Instagram (and a pic!)


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Spiced Overnight Oats

Yields 1 Jar

Chai Tea Oats Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup rolled oats

  • 5 ounces unsweetened plant-based milk

  • 2 ounces chai tea concentrate (see Products Used)

  • 1 scoop cinnamon roll flavored protein powder (see Products Used )

  • 1 tablespoon chia seeds

  • Optional: Coconut whip and/or toasted coconut garnish


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  1. In a half-pint mason jar or container, combine rolled oats, protein powder, and chia seeds. Stir to combine.

  2. The night before you’re ready to eat, add milk and chai tea concentrate, then stir to combine. Refrigerate at least 8 hours.

  3. Garnish with toasted coconut or whip before eating.

  4. Meal prep hack: Prepare 4-5 of the dry ingredients in jars for the week, then add wet ingredients the night before. So easy!

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