Breakfast

Spiced Maple Oats with Chia

Try our Spiced Maple Oats with Chia, a glamorized version of humble oatmeal that can be made 1 to 2 days ahead of time.

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Serves: 2

Maple Oats recipe
Photo by Kris Osborne

Nutrients per serving (1/2 cup):
Calories: 396, Total Fat: 18 g, Sat. Fat: 2 g, monounsaturated fat: 7 g, polyunsaturated fat: 8 g, Carbs: 49 g, Fiber: 11 g, Sugars: 14 g, Protein: 12 g, Sodium: 38 mg, Cholesterol: 0 mg

Servings
2

Ingredients

  • 1 cup plain unsweetened soy, 
almond or coconut milk, 
plus additional as needed
  • 1 cup rolled oats
  • 2 tbsp chia seeds
  • 2 tbsp chopped pitted dates
  • 1 tbsp pure maple syrup
  • 1 tsp pure vanilla extract
  • 1/2 tsp ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 tsp ground cardamom

Garnish

  • Fresh fruit (such 
as banana slices, raspberries or sliced strawberries)
  • 1/4 cup toasted 
unsalted pecans

Preparation

  1. In a medium bowl, stir together milk, oats, chia, dates, maple syrup, vanilla, cinnamon and cardamom. Divide mixture into 2 Mason jars. Add more milk, as needed, so that oats are covered in liquid. Cover and refrigerate overnight. To serve, top with fresh fruit and sprinkle with pecans.

Nutrition Information

  • Serving Size 1/2 c
  • Calories 396
  • Carbohydrate Content 49 g
  • Cholesterol Content 0 mg
  • Fat Content 18 g
  • Fiber Content 11 g
  • Protein Content 12 g
  • Saturated Fat Content 2 g
  • Sodium Content 38 mg
  • Sugar Content 14 g
  • Monounsaturated Fat Content 0 g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat Content 8 g