Log Cabin Overnight Oats


Spring break has ended and we enjoyed some time away at the 100 Acre Log Cabin, in Morgantown, IN, not too far from Nashville, IN. We love to disconnect for a while to play games, talk, and spend a little quality time together. 

We ended up packing most of our food so that we could stay in and relax with our good friends that came along with us. I have been prepping my weekly oatmeal bowls for some time now, but recently switched to using mason jars. This was a fantastic idea for this trip! This may work well when I travel for my races too.  

One of the oatmeal mixes was French Toast Oats. It is SO good, that I am sharing it. I located this recipe on Pinterest at Smart Little Cookie

I have made a few minor changes (noted in parentheses below) and gave them a new name, "Log Cabin" Overnight Oats. :) You may find the consistency a little thick (I compare it to cookie dough so I like it) but you could always heat it up and add a little more almond milk to thin it out. Simply add all of the ingredients to a 10oz mason jar and let it sit overnight.  Enjoy!

                       LOG CABIN OVERNIGHT OATS                                       

100 Acre Log Cabin, Morgantown, Indianan     Spring Break 2018

100 Acre Log Cabin, Morgantown, Indianan     Spring Break 2018

1 cup quick cut oats (old fashioned oats)

1 scoop vanilla protein powder (vanilla flavored Vega Protein & Greens)

1 tablespoon chia seeds

1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon

2 tablespoons maple syrup ( 1/4 cup fresh fruit)

1 teaspoon vanilla

1 cup almond milk (unsweetened vanilla)

                                                                                  whipped cream for topping (none)


Everyday Oatmeal Bowls

This one is for my clients who have asked about my everyday oatmeal bowls. 

Fill a few bowls for the week with the following and let sit. In the morning, heat up for 2 minutes, add unsweetened vanilla almond milk to taste. If I am really hungry or have had a good morning training session, I will add 1T of Vega Protein Powder when I add the almond milk. 

1/2 cup old fashioned oats

1/2 cup of water

1/4 c of blueberries, I also like peaches, mangos, strawberries, or a mix

1 T flaxseed

A LOT of ground cinnamon :)