Chocolate banana overnight oats combine oats, banana, almond milk, chia seeds and chocolate protein powder come together to make a quick and easy, healthy breakfast option that tastes like dessert. You do the prep work the night before so the oats are soft and ready to eat come morning. No cooking required!
If you’ve been reading EBF for awhile you’ll know that throughout the summer months (and occasionally in the winter) I’m all about overnight oats. They’re cool, creamy and so easy. I love that I can whip up a batch before bed and wake up to a healthy and delicious breakfast without having to cook anything.
I’ve made (and shared) so many different overnight oat variations, but this one is a little different because there’s chocolate involved! It’s like dessert for breakfast, only healthy and packed with protein, healthy fats and smart carbs.
Per the usual with overnight oats, the process is quite simple.
Oats, banana, almond milk, chia seeds and chocolate protein powder come together to make a quick and easy, healthy breakfast option that tastes like dessert. You do the prep work the night before so the oats are soft and ready to eat come morning.
Cut one half of your banana in slices and mash the other half.
Add mashed banana, oats, almond milk, protein powder and chia seeds into a bowl. Stir well to combine, until all the protein powder has dissolved. Seal container with a lid and place in the fridge overnight.
Take the container out of the fridge the next morning and stir the mixture. You’ll notice that the protein powder, oats and chia seeds soak up a lot of the liquid so you may want to add a little more almond milk before serving. Portion overnight oats into two containers, top each with banana slices, cocoa nibs and almond butter (if using). Enjoy!
Serving Size:1 cup
Keywords: overnight oats, chocolate banana overnight oats, chocolate protein powder, protein powder, breakfast, gluten free, vegan
Just in case you’re not in the mood for chocolate, here’s a few additional overnight oat recipes that might strike your fancy: