Make Breakfast Easy With These 5-Minute Gingerbread Overnight Oats

Make Breakfast Easy With These 5-Minute Gingerbread Overnight Oats

Requiring only five minutes of prep, overnight oats are a convenient way to have delicious and healthy breakfasts ready to go in the morning. This gingerbread overnight oats recipe is perfect for any time of the year, but we especially love it during the holiday season. With so many holiday dinners and decadent treats, you might be tempted to skip breakfast, but a festive, healthy option is a great way to pack in essential nutrients first thing in the morning.

And at only 306 calories a pop, this no sugar added breakfast is soon to become a household favorite that even your kids will enjoy!

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Gingerbread Overnight Oats Ingredients

overnight oats ingredients -- gingerbread overnight oats

  • 1 small apple
  • ¼ cup dry rolled oats
  • 1 scoop LADDER Whey or Plant Protein – Vanilla
  • 1 dash ground allspice
  • 1 dash ground cinnamon
  • 1 dash ground cloves
  • 1 dash ground ginger
  • ¼ tsp. ground nutmeg
  • ½ cup unsweetened almond milk

This ain’t any old overnight oats recipe. This protein-packed breakfast includes a scoop of LADDER Vanilla Whey or Plant Protein, which will give you 21 grams of protein, 9 grams of essential amino acids, and even more vitamins and minerals.

Bringing this delicious recipe together are an apple for natural sweetness, fiber, and vitamin C, dry rolled oats for fiber and nutty texture, and unsweetened almond milk for creaminess. Spices like nutmeg, ginger, cinnamon, and allspice give these overnight oats a super cozy and wintery flavor. Plus, studies show that cinnamon and nutmeg are anti-inflammatory. Win!

With 9 grams of fiber, no added sugar, and 25 grams of protein in each serving, this breakfast will keep you fuller for longer, and ready to take on the day!

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Gingerbread Overnight Oats

These deliciously festive breakfast packs 25 grams of protein.

Course Breakfast
Prep Time 5 minutes
Total Time 5 minutes
Calories 306 kcal

Ingredients

  • 1 small apple
  • ¼ cup dry rolled oats
  • 1 scoop Ladder Whey or Plant Protein - Vanilla
  • 1 dash ground allspice
  • 1 dash ground cinnamon
  • 1 dash ground cloves
  • 1 dash ground ginger
  • ¼  tsp. ground nutmeg
  • ½ cup unsweetened almond milk

Instructions

  1. Dice apple into ½-inch pieces; set aside.

  2. Add oats, protein powder, allspice, cinnamon, cloves, ginger, and nutmeg to a 16-oz. jar (or sealable container); stir to combine.

  3. Add almond milk; mix well. Top with apple pieces. Seal; refrigerate overnight. Store refrigerated in an airtight container for up to 1 day. 

Recipe Notes

The Nutrition Facts box below provides estimated nutritional information for this recipe.

Nutrition Facts
Gingerbread Overnight Oats
Amount Per Serving
Calories 306 Calories from Fat 45
% Daily Value*
Fat 5g8%
Sodium 626mg27%
Carbohydrates 40g13%
Fiber 9g38%
Sugar 16g18%
Protein 25g50%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.