Healthy Overnight Growing Oatmeal with a Big Portion

May 28 2019
We combined our supersizing oatmeal technique -- a.k.a. growing oatmeal -- with the overnight oats trend, and the results are bigger and better than ever before! This creamy oatmeal is delicious hot, warm, or chilled, and we can’t get enough…

Hungry Girl's Healthy Oversized Overnight Growing Oatmeal Recipe

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Entire recipe: 205 calories, 6g total fat (0.5g sat. fat), 378mg sodium, 31g carbs, 5g fiber, 1.5g sugars, 6.5g protein

Prep: 5 minutes
Cook: 20 minutes
Cool: 10 minutes Chill: 5 hours


1 1/4 cups unsweetened vanilla almond milk

1/2 cup old-fashioned oats

1 packet natural no-calorie sweetener (like Truvia), or more to taste

1/4 tsp. vanilla extract

Optional toppings: fresh fruit, nuts, Greek yogurt



1/4 tsp. cinnamon, or more for topping

Dash salt


Combine all ingredients in a nonstick pot. Add 1 1/4 cups water, and mix well.

Bring to a boil, and then reduce to a simmer. Cook and stir until creamy and thickened, about 15 minutes. (It will thicken more overnight!)

Transfer to a bowl or jar, and let cool completely. Refrigerate until cold and thick, at least 5 hours.

Mix thoroughly before serving. (Oatmeal will become very thick overnight.) Reheat or eat chilled.


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