These strawberry shortcake overnight oats are a healthy, easy breakfast that's ready for you when you wake up! Get the most out of a strawberry season by using fresh, sweet strawberries, along with almond extract to get that shortcake flavor.
1 tablespoonagave (maple syrup or honey are also great)
1/2 teaspoonvanilla extract
1/2 teaspoonalmond extract
1cup fresh strawberries, diced
2 tablespoonsalmonds, roughly chopped
Whipped cream or whipped coconut cream, optional
Combine dry ingredients. In a medium bowl, combine the oats, chia seeds, and salt, and mix together.
Add wet ingredients. Add milk, yogurt, agave, and vanilla. Stir until everything is well-combined.
Chill. Cover the oats and let them chill in the fridge overnight (or for at least three hours to ensure thick, soft oats that have mostly absorbed the liquid).
Top and eat. Remove your overnight oats from the fridge and divide into two servings. Top with diced fresh strawberries and chopped almonds. Add a dollop of whipped cream or whipped coconut cream for a true strawberry shortcake experience!