It’s no secret on this blog that I am a big fan of vegan overnight oats.  Can you blame me?  In summer it’s too warm to eat anything hot. You can make your oats in the same bowl you eat it in (less clean up). I also load my oats with fruits that provide a great punch of nutrition to start my morning.

I’m convinced the most anti-vegan omnivores would devour this for breakfast. It’s what convinced me that I didn’t need dairy or g

My vegan overnight oats posts are among the more popular posts on this blog.  My search metrics show that people occasionally show up at this site looking for vegan overnight oat recipes.

In the past I have posted

Cranberry Pumpkin Seed Vegan Overnight Oats

Cranberry Pumpkin Seed Vegan Overnight Oats

Chocolate Cherry Vegan Overnight Oats

Chocolate Cherry Vegan Overnight Oats

Blueberry and Cantaloupe Vegan Overnight Oats

Blueberry and Cantaloupe Vegan Overnight Oats.

Today’s version of the vegan overnight oats follows the independence day theme by incorporating red cherries, blue berries and white coconut.

Red White and Blue Vegan Overnight Oats

I guess the white banana in the mix could also qualify as the white in the mix.

Red White and Blue Vegan Overnight Oats

Because I love vegan overnight oats so much that I sometimes eat oats as breakfast, lunch and breakfast again, I sometimes makes my oats in a bigger container.  This one should serve at least 3 or 4 meals.

Red White and Blue Vegan Overnight Oats

Recipe: Red, White and Blue Vegan Overnight Oats (VOO)

Summary: Adapted from: Oh she glows’ Easy Vegan Overnight Oats

Ingredients

  • 1 to 1 1/2 cup cherries, stems removed and pitted
  • 1 cup blueberries
  • 1 whole banana, sliced
  • 1/2 cup dried coconut
  • 1 cup regular oats
  • 2 1/2 cup almond milk (or other non-dairy milk)
  • 3-4 tbsp chia seed
  • 1-2 tbsp maple syrup

Instructions

  1. Mix ingredients together in a casserole dish
  2. Allow to sit for at least 2 hours.

Preparation time: 10 minute(s)

Diet type: Vegan

Number of servings (yield): 4

Red White and Blue Vegan Overnight Oats

I was so excited about eating this VOO, but I also wanted to have my Strawberry Rhubarb Crisp for breakfast.

It was a bit of a dilemma. Soft tender mushy VOO, or crispy crunchy granola like crisp…

Dilemma solved:

Red White and Blue Vegan Overnight Oats

Seriously someone should give me an advice column or something.

The tart flavor of the rhubarb went well with the tart cherries, and the crunchy almonds in the crisp kept the textures distinct.

Red White and Blue Vegan Overnight Oats

What is your favorite breakfast lately?

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4 Responses to Red, White and Blue Vegan Overnight Oats

  1. YUMMM!!! I love how ‘pretty’ you can make VOO photos!! These look good!! I’m actually eating my basic recipe of VOO now!!

  2. Allie says:

    I want all your breakfasts! And my oats with coconut never look nearly as nice (although they do taste rather good). Gotta add some cherries, that sound tooo delicious.

  3. Gwen says:

    This looks delicious! I actually just tried chia seeds in my VOO this morning, thanks to finding your blog yesterday before grocery shopping. Super tasty and they definitely thickened the oats – something I definitely needed.

    Have you tried toasting the coconut in a dry skillet before adding it to your VOO? Not only does it taste brilliant, but then your kitchen smells like toasted coconut. Yum!

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