3 Protein-Packed Overnight Oat Recipes

All athletes know that a healthy breakfast, packed with protein, complex carbohydrates and healthy fats, is essential for fueling their workouts throughout the day—and what better way than with oatmeal. Overnight oats are a quick and convenient breakfast choice for athletes on the go, and they keep you full and focused during the day.

Protein is critical for athletes, which is why you should try these three protein-packed overnight oat recipes to power you through the day and increase your athletic performance.

1. Cookies n' Creme Overnight Oats

Cookies n' Creme Overnight Oats

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup, old fashioned oats
  • 8 ounces, 2% milk
  • 6 ounces, Yoplait Cookies n' Creme Original Yogurt
  • 1 scoop, Muscle Pharm Pro Combat Cookies n' Creme Whey Protein Powder
  • 1 tbsp, Jif Cookies n' Creme Hazelnut Spread

Directions

  1. Add 1/2 cup of old fashioned oats to a bowl.
  2. Mix 8 ounces of 2% milk with 1 scoop of whey protein powder until completely mixed.
  3. Pour 4 ounces or half of the protein shake into the bowl and stir until completely mixed with the oats.
  4. Scoop 3 ounces or half of the yogurt into the bowl and stir until completely mixed.
  5. Add 1 tbsp of the hazelnut spread and stir until completely mixed.
  6. Cover the bowl and store overnight.
  7. In the morning, stir thoroughly and add additional toppings such as chopped natural nuts, peanut butter or fresh fruit, if desired.

Nutritional Information

  • Calories: 476
  • Fat: 14 g
  • Carbohydrates: 61 g
  • Protein: 23 g

2. Peanut Butter and Jelly Overnight Oats

Peanut Butter and Jelly Overnight Oats

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup, old fashioned oats
  • 8 ounces, 2% milk
  • 5.3 ounces, Yoplait Strawberry Banana Greek 100 Yogurt
  • 1 scoop, Muscle Pharm Pro Combat Vanilla Whey Protein Powder
  • 1 tbsp, Jif Natural Creamy Peanut Butter
  • 1 tbsp of Smucker's Strawberry Natural Fruit Spread

Directions

  1. Add 1/2 cup of old fashioned oats to a bowl.
  2. Mix 8 ounces of 2% milk with 1 scoop of whey protein powder until completely mixed.
  3. Pour 4 ounces or half of the protein shake into the bowl and stir until completely mixed with the oats.
  4. Scoop half of the yogurt into the bowl and stir until completely mixed.
  5. Add 1 tbsp of the Jif peanut butter and Smucker's fruit spread and stir until completely mixed.
  6. Cover the bowl and store overnight.
  7. In the morning, stir thoroughly and add additional toppings such as chopped natural nuts and dried or fresh fruit, if desired.

Nutritional Information

  • Calories: 471
  • Fat: 14 g
  • Carbohydrates: 57 g
  • Protein: 31 g

3. Cinnamon Apple Overnight Oats

Cinnamon Apple Overnight Oats

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup, old fashioned oats
  • 8 ounces, 2% milk
  • 5.3 ounces, Yoplait Apple Pie Greek 100 Yogurt
  • 1 scoop, Muscle Pharm Pro Combat Cinnamon Bun Whey Protein Powder

Directions

  1. Add 1/2 cup of old fashioned oats to a bowl.
  2. Mix 8 ounces of 2% milk with 1 scoop of whey protein powder until completely mixed.
  3. Pour 4 ounces or half of the protein shake into the bowl and stir until completely mixed with the oats.
  4. Scoop half of the yogurt into the bowl until completely mixed.
  5. Cover the bowl and store overnight.
  6. In the morning stir thoroughly and add additional toppings such as chopped natural nuts, crushed graham crackers or apple slices, if desired.

Nutritional Information

  • Calories: 326
  • Fat: 6 g
  • Carbohydrates: 40 g
  • Protein: 27 g

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Topics: PROTEIN | HEALTHY BREAKFAST | OATMEAL