A delightful way to start your morning – with dessert AND a serving of vegetables! These carrot cake overnight oats are packed with all the flavors that make carrot cake so delicious while being loaded with nutrient-rich ingredients. Meal prep these on the weekends as part of your weekly rotation for an easy, on-the-go breakfast!
6 tablespoons old-fashioned oats
1 cup shredded carrots
1 cup Greek yogurt, non-fat, plain
½ cup almond milk
¼ cup canned pineapple, in juice
¼ cup raisins
¼ cup walnuts
2 tablespoons honey
½ teaspoon cinnamon
¼ teaspoon nutmeg
2 teaspoons vanilla extract
¼ teaspoon salt
- Gather all the ingredients, place in a medium-sized mixing bowl, and stir until well-mixed.
- Spoon half of the mixture into 2 separate mason jars.
- Store in the refrigerator overnight until ready to eat, at least 4-6 hours.
- Serve warm (re-heated in the microwave) or cold.
Serving Size: 1 mason jar
Calories: 366kcal, Fat: 8g, Protein: 16g, Carbohydrates: 60g, Sugar: 39 g, Fiber: 5g, Sodium: 426mg, Potassium: 650mg
Adapted from: Carrot Cake Overnight Oats – The Natural Nurturer
Jovanna Orozco, MS, RDN, LDN
Jovanna Orozco is a Registered Dietitian/Nutritionist, who completed her Master of Science degree in Nutrition and the Dietetic Internship at The University of North Carolina at Greensboro in 2020.
Jovanna’s passion for food and nutrition stemmed at a young age by reading her mother’s books on herbal remedies and learning to cook her family’s cultural recipes. As a registered dietitian, Jovanna aims to assist her patients in reaching their nutrition goals through personalized counseling, celebrating small wins, and focusing on positive changes.
Within Avance Care, Jovanna sees patients of all ages and populations through both in-person and virtual care, and enjoys working with children! She loves that healthy nutrition habits and a good relationship with food can be formed from a young age. She works closely with family members to encourage good meal habits, explore different foods, and make sure her tiny patients are nourishing their bodies for a successful, happy future.