coconut mango overnight oats

Coconut Mango Overnight Oats

a healthy breakfast, bursting with tropical flavours! This easy overnight oats recipe will save you time in the morning!
Course Breakfast
Cuisine American
Keyword gluten free, healthy, overnight oats
Prep Time 10 minutes
Total Time 10 minutes
Servings 2
Author Chrissie

Ingredients

  • 1 1/3 cups rolled oats use gluten-free oats to make this breakfast gluten-free!
  • 1 1/2 cups light coconut milk + another 1/4 to 1/2 cup light coconut milk substitute Skim Milk if you want to cut fat and calories
  • 1/4 cup chia seeds
  • 1 mashed banana
  • 1/2 tsp cinnamon
  • 2 mangoes cut into small chunks
  • 1/4 cup toasted flaked coconut unsweetened

Instructions

  1. Mash the banana in the bottom of a medium bowl.
  2. Add the rolled oats, the coconut milk, the chia seeds, and the cinnamon to the bowl and stir until all the ingredients are combined.
  3. Peel and cut one of the mangoes into chunks and add the mango pieces to the oatmeal mixture. Fold the mango chunks into the oatmeal mixture.
  4. Cover the bowl with a lid or some plastic wrap and place the bowl in the fridge overnight.
  5. In the morning, add another 1/4 - 1/2 cup coconut milk to the mixture, just to loosen it up a little bit. Divide it between 2 mason jars.
  6. Peel and cut the other mango into chunks and top the oatmeal mixture in both jars with the fruit. Add some toasted unsweetened coconut to the top and enjoy immediately, or place the lids on the jars for a delicious and healthy breakfast that's perfectly portable!