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Carrot Cake Overnight Oats

Hop into health with “cake” for breakfast

Spring is a great time to jumpstart your diet. Refresh your breakfast plate with a recipe full of fiber, protein and heart-healthy omega-3 fatty acid.

Carrot Cake Overnight Oats Ingredients:

  • 1 cup milk of choice (use nonfat, unsweetened soy or unsweetened almond)

  • ½ cup rolled oats

  • 1 tablespoon ground chia or 1 tbsp ground flaxseed 3 tablespoon finely grated carrots

  • ½ teaspoon cinnamon (or to taste)

  • Optional ways to increase protein:
    • 1 scoop protein powder or decrease milk by ½ cup and replace with ½ cup nonfat Greek yogurt
  • Optional toppings
    • Unsweetened coconut flakes, walnuts, raisins, blueberries or hemp seeds


  • Combine all ingredients in a jar or airtight container of choice and allow to soak overnight.

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Ashley Reed, RDN, is a Registered Dietitian Nutritionist. She works at Chesapeake Regional’s Lifestyle Health & Fitness Center in Diabetes and Nutrition Services.​

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