Vegan Overnight Oat Parfaits- 12 Recipes To Kick Off The Season!


Somewhere along the line I went from eating nothing for breakfast,

to this


Need less to say, I haven’t looked back!


After years of having no energy throughout the day, breakfast is now my favourite meal. I never skip breakfast anymore! Contrary to what I used to believe, eating a big breakfast did not make me put on weight. I have more energy to fuel my day, stronger workouts, and I rarely snack at night time because I know a filling breakfast is not long off.


I started making Vegan Overnight Oat Parfaits last Spring as a fun way to spruce up my breakfast. The parfaits involve layering vegan overnight oats, Banana soft serve, and an array of mix-ins in a glass or jar (you can also plop everything in a bowl if you prefer not to layer them!)

Before Bed: Prep your Vegan Overnight Oats in a bowl and place in the fridge- no cooking required. Peel and chop 1 banana and place in baggie or container in the freezer.

My go-to Vegan Overnight Oats recipe:

  • 1/3 cup regular oats
  • 1 tbsp-2 tbsp chia seeds (thickens mixture overnight)
  • 1-1.25 cup non-dairy milk (I now use Eden organic soy which has 12 gram protein!)
  • 1.5 tbsp carob powder or flavoured protein powder (optional)
  • Maple syrup, to taste
  • Fruit like blueberries, strawberries, peaches, kiwi, mango, banana.

In the morning: Process your frozen banana in the food processor to make creamy Banana soft serve. Grab your Vegan overnight oats from the fridge, banana soft serve, and desired toppings and layer them in a glass, jar, or bowl to make a parfait. For step by step photos see here.

Mix-in & Toppings ideas:

  • Fruit (e.g., blueberries, strawberries, peaches, kiwi, mango, banana, etc)
  • Nut butter
  • Shredded coconut
  • Raw buckwheat groats (adds a nice crunch)
  • Cacao nibs
  • Granola
  • Crumbled Oat square
  • Coconut butter
  • Jam

The result is a healthy breakfast that tastes just like a frozen dessert. :) It is great for warmer weather when you don’t want a hot bowl of oats.

On really hot days…well, things can get a bit out of control…


Here are some of my favourite parfait recipes:

Chocolate Cake Batter Vegan Overnight Oats


Peanut Butter and Jam Vegan Overnight Oats


Strawberry Carob Vegan Overnight Oats


Strawberry Banana Softserve and carob Vegan Overnight Oats


Homemade Strawberry Jam Carob Vegan Overnight Oats


Blueberry Vanilla Banana Soft Serve Vegan Overnight Oats


Cherry Chocolate Bomb Vegan Overnight Oats (My FAV!)


Banana Soft Serve Vegan Overnight Oats


Banana Split Vegan Overnight Oats


Gingerbread Pumpkin Vegan Overnight Oat Parfait


My breakfast this morning was a fun take on Neapolitan ice cream.


I got to eat two of them because the jars were extra small.


Two parfaits > One parfait.

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