Overnight Oats Summer Parfait | Down to Earth Organic and Natural

Overnight Oats Summer Parfait

Overnight oats made with summer fruit
Overnight oats are so easy and convenient. This recipe can help elevate this breakfast staple into a Sunday brunch worthy dish with the addition of a rich Cashew Cream Frosting. Does frosting seems a little indulgent for breakfast? Not when it’s made out of wholesome ingredients like cashews and fruit – this versatile frosting can be used for a rich creamy topping on anything.
Yield
4-6 Servings
Ingredients

Overnight Oats

  • 2 cups rolled oats
  • 2 cups unsweetened milk or non-dairy milk + more if needed
  • 2 cups diced summer fruit
  • 2-3 teaspoons liquid sweetener of choice (i.e. agave, honey, etc.)

Cashew Cream Cheese Frosting

  • ½ cup natural cashew butter
  • 1 ½ cup summer fruit (i.e. diced strawberries, blueberries, diced mango, etc). 
  • ½ cup coconut oil
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  • 2-3 teaspoons liquid sweetener of choice (i.e. agave, coconut nectar, etc.) 
  • 1 teaspoon lemon juice
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • Water, if needed

Additional Ingredients

  • 1 cup diced summer fruit 
  • ¼ cup toppings: coconut flakes, chocolate chips, pomegranate seeds, etc. 

 

Instructions
  1. Mix together all Overnight Oats ingredients in a small bowl. Be sure that all ingredients are wet and well incorporated. Cover bowl and refrigerate for 8 hours up to overnight.
  2. To prepare the Cashew Cream Cheese Frosting, combine all ingredients in a food processor and blend until smooth. You will need stop the machine a few times to scrape down the sides. If the mixture is too dry, add a couple Tablespoons of water at a time until the mixture is smooth and creamy. You can also prepare this frosting the night before as well. Scrape frosting into a bowl and refrigerate until ready to use. This frosting can stay in the refrigerator for up to a week.
  3. When ready to serve, use large glass jars or parfait/sundae cups to serve your parfait. To create parfait, divide half of the Overnight Oats between each jar, followed by a few spoonfuls of Frosting and then layered with a couple spoonfuls of additional diced summer fruit. Repeat layers and garnish with topping of choice. Serve immediately and enjoy!