Make-Ahead Breakfast Recipes: Berry Chia Breakfast Bowl, PB Banana Overnight Oats

Sep 15 2016
Waking up to breakfast that's ready and waiting is always a good thing. Prep these recipes the night before (or make several batches over the weekend!), and just grab a spoon in the morning...

Hungry Girl's Healthy Berry Chia Breakfast Pudding Recipe

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Entire recipe: 290 calories, 10.5g total fat (1g sat fat), 111mg sodium, 37.5g carbs, 14.5g fiber, 12g sugars, 14.5g protein

SmartPoints® value 5*

If you're not eating chia seeds yet, it's time to start. This fruit-topped concoction is almost too good for words!

Prep: 5 minutes

Chill: 8 hours


1/2 cup unsweetened vanilla almond milk

2 tbsp. old-fashioned oats

2 tbsp. chia seeds

2 tbsp. vanilla protein powder with about 100 calories per serving (like the kind by Quest or Tera’s Whey)

2 packets no-calorie sweetener (like Truvia)

1/2 tsp. vanilla extract

1/4 tsp. cinnamon

3/4 cup sliced strawberries

1/3 cup blueberries


In a medium bowl or jar, combine all ingredients except strawberries and blueberries. Mix until mostly uniform.

Cover and refrigerate for at least 8 hours, or until chia has expanded, oats are soft, and most of the liquid has been absorbed.

Stir well. Top with fruit.


Hungry Girl's Healthy PB Banana Overnight Oats Recipe

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Entire recipe: 295 calories, 6.5g total fat (0.5g sat fat), 279mg sodium, 50.5g carbs, 8.5g fiber, 12g sugars, 12.5g protein

SmartPoints® value 5*

Peanut butter and banana on toast is a classic morning meal. But have you ever thought about what would happen if you put those flavors into a no-cook oatmeal? Yum, yum, and yum -- that's what!

Prep: 5 minutes

Chill: 6 hours


2 tbsp. powdered peanut butter

1/2 cup old-fashioned oats

1/2 cup unsweetened vanilla almond milk

1 packet no-calorie sweetener (like Truvia)

1/4 tsp. vanilla extract

1/4 tsp. cinnamon

Dash salt

1/2 cup sliced banana


In a medium bowl or jar, combine powdered peanut butter with 2 tbsp. water. Mix until smooth and uniform.

Add all remaining ingredients except banana. Mix until uniform.

Cover and refrigerate for at least 6 hours, until oats are soft and have absorbed most of the liquid.

Top with banana.


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SmartPoints® value* not what you expected? We follow the same method as Weight Watchers when calculating the SmartPoints® value* for a recipe: We add up the SmartPoints® values* of the individual ingredients. (Many foods have a value of zero and remain zero in recipes.)

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