Matcha, Date & PB Overnight Oats

I don’t get people who don’t like breakfast.

Forget the fact that every health and fitness article totes the same time-worn “most important meal of the day” schtick, breakfast is the fastest road to eating food! We love food! We love breaking the fast! I’ll take any excuse to innovate something tasty to boost the start of the day, paired with a hot coffee. On that note, have another recipe. These vegan oats are chewy, creamy, sweet, and a little calorically dense to fuel you up until lunch time!

This week, because of St. Patrick’s Day, I was feeling a little green-spirited, and that’s where this matcha-infused recipe came from.

Matcha, Date, and PB Overnight Oats
Serves 1

1/3 c. steel cut oats
1/2 c. unsweetened almond milk
1 tsp. vanilla
1 tsp. agave nectar or other sweetener (or to taste)
4 dates, chopped
1 tsp. matcha green tea powder
1-2 tbsp. chia seeds
1 tbsp. smooth natural pb

Optional: to make this creamier, add a few tbsp. of Greek yogurt!

1. Combine milk, vanilla, and agave in a container of your choice. Now, add the matcha powder and whisk until thoroughly combined.
2. Add in oats, dates, and chia seeds, stirring until everything is saturated.
3. Spoon the peanut butter onto the top, but don’t stir it in. It will distribute better when the oats have set in the morning!
4. Cover and let sit in the fridge overnight. Stir the peanut butter through to distribute evenly and nosh away!

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