two jars full of overnight oats and pumpkin on the side

Pumpkin Spice Overnight Oats Parfait

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Pumpkins are extremely versatile in the kitchen! They are so good for our health that we should try to use them as much as possible in our diet. This Overnight Oats Parfait is an excellent healthy breakfast and great for weight loss! It is high in protein, healthy carbs, and healthy fats–and full of flavor!

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Ingredient Selection Tips

Pumpkin Puree


If you are buying canned pumpkin puree, make sure that they don’t include any preservatives, sugar, or filler on the ingredient list. You can also make the puree yourself using this recipe linked here.

Pumpkin Pie Spice

You can find these kinds of spice mixtures in your local store, or online. You can also mix them yourself. All you need is cinnamon, nutmeg, and cloves, and if you like ginger and allspice, you can add these in too.

Old-Fashioned Oats

Always check the ingredient list, to ensure the only ingredient is whole-grain organic oats. Many oats contain additional sugar, flavors, and preservatives that we don’t need.

Noteworthy Health Benefits

Pumpkin

Pumpkin is full of vitamins and minerals, and low in calories, and 94% of it is water.

It contains beta-carotene, which our body transforms into vitamin A.

Let’s see what are the benefits of eating pumpkin:

  • It can reduce blood pressure
  • May reduce the risk of chronic diseases
  • Vitamins in it (A, C, E) may boost your immunity
  • They may protect eye health
  • Can promote weight loss
  • It may lower the risk of cancer
  • They can help heart health
  • May promote healthy skin
  • It can prevent and control diabetes

To know more about the amazing benefits of pumpkins, read the article Pumpkin Season is Coming! Discover All The Health Benefits of Pumpkins for Your Skin, Hair, and Immune system!

Oats

Oats are one of the healthiest grains. They are gluten-free; and are a substantial source of fiber and carbs, and they contain more protein and fat than most grains. Oats are also rich in many vitamins, minerals, and antioxidants.

Here are some health benefits of having them in our regular diet:

  • They can lower cholesterol levels
  • They can improve blood sugar control
  • Oats are filling, which can help with weight loss
  • May help with skincare
  • They are good for colon health

Learn more about oats here.

Chia Seeds

Chia seeds are rich in nutrients. They are full of fiber, iron, and calcium, rich in antioxidants, and a substantial source of omega-3 fatty acids.

Chia eggs mixed with water create a gel-like consistency which is called a “chia egg” and is a great replacement for cooking and baking eggs. This is a good option for a vegan diet, and they also contain some protein.

Health benefits:

  • Chia seeds may help to lose weight because of the fiber and protein
  • May lower risk of heart disease
  • They are good for bone health
  • May reduce blood sugar levels
  • May lower blood pressure
  • They can promote regularity for a healthy digestive tract

If you want to find out more about the amazing benefits of chia seeds, consider reading this article.

two jars full of overnight oats and pumpkin on the side

Pumpkin Spice Overnight Oat Parfait

Yum Caitlin Havener
These Overnight Oat Parfaits are an excellent healthy breakfast as well as great for weight loss! They are high in protein, healthy carbs, and healthy fats – and full of flavor!
5 from 1 vote
Prep Time 10 mins
Total Time 8 hrs
Course Breakfast
Cuisine American
Servings 1
Calories 352 kcal

Ingredients
  

Instructions
 

  • Add oats and chia seeds to a mason jar.
  • Add milk, cover, and shake to combine.
  • In a small bowl, add Greek yogurt and a scoop of vanilla protein powder. Mix until smooth.
  • Remove the lid from the mason jar, and layer in the yogurt and protein mixture.
  • Add the pumpkin puree and pumpkin pie spice on top of the yogurt mixture.
  • Seal mason jar with the lid, and place in the refrigerator overnight.
  • This Oat Parfait is ready to eat the next morning! Open the mason jar, stir everything up, and enjoy. Eat it up within a few days.

Nutrition

Calories: 352kcalCarbohydrates: 39gProtein: 29gFat: 9gSaturated Fat: 1gPolyunsaturated Fat: 4gMonounsaturated Fat: 1gCholesterol: 28mgSodium: 204mgPotassium: 352mgFiber: 10gSugar: 5g
Keyword healthy breakfast, healthy dessert, overnight oats, pumpkin spice latte syrup, WFPB
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