Breakfast on the go? Try these interesting, simple oats vegan recipes

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Enjoy these sumptuous vegan recipes. (Photos: Preety Tyagi; designed by Gargi Singh)

A list of items come to mind when you think of vegan food, and one of them is oats. If you like experimenting with oats, soak them overnight and try the next morning. They are extremely versatile and become even more nutritious as soaking them helps break down starch, utilising the nutrients more efficiently. What more? They can be mixed with other healthy foods to become your breakfast, with endless variations.

Wondering how? Preety Tyagi, lead health coach and founder, MY22BMI shares these easy-to-make recipes.

Simple Overnight Oats with Chia Seeds

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You can add your own twist to this easy recipe. (Photo: Preety Tyagi)

Ingredients

2/3 cup - Rolled oats
2tsp - Chia seeds
1 cup - Unsweetened almond milk
2tsp - Maple syrup
1tsp - Vanilla extract
Pinch of salt

Method

*Mix all the ingredients together in a mason jar.
*Cover jar tightly and shake until combined.
*Place in the refrigerator for at least two hours or overnight.
*Can add more almond milk before serving for desired consistency.

Blueberry Overnight Oats

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Enjoy your breakfast with this recipe. (Photo: Preety Tyagi)

Ingredients

1/2 cup - Rolled oats
1/2 cup - Non-dairy milk, like vanilla soy milk
Optional toppings in the morning
1tsp - Pure maple syrup
1-2tbsp - Natural peanut butter
Fresh or frozen blueberries
Chopped dates or raisins
Hemp or ground flaxseeds
Sprinkle of cinnamon

Method

*Combine the oats and non-dairy milk in a small container, preferably with a lid. Cover and refrigerate overnight.
*In the morning, you can eat the oats cold, or heat them in the microwave for one minute. Top with optional toppings. Add blueberries, chopped walnuts, dates and a drizzle of maple syrup.

Strawberries Vegan Overnight Oats recipe

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Relish the goodness of oats with this recipe. (Photo: Preety Tyagi)

Ingredients

Overnight Oats
1 cup - Rolled oats
1/2 cup - Coconut milk
1/2 cup - Almond or cashew milk
1tbsp - Chia seeds
1tsp - Vanilla extract
1/2tsp - Almond extract optional
1-2tbsp - Maple syrup
Pinch of salt
3/4 cup - Chopped strawberries

Additional Toppings for the morning
Sliced strawberries
Chia seeds
Sliced almonds
Shredded coconut

Method

*Combine oats, milk, chia seeds, vanilla and almond extract, salt and maple syrup in a large bowl.
*Stir together until well combined.
*Add chopped strawberries.
*Cover and keep in the refrigerator at least four hours or overnight.
*When ready, divide into two cups and top with desired toppings.

Which one would you like to try?