[RECIPE] Chocolate overnight oatmeal smoothie bowl

It is often best to pre-soak your oats, especially if you prefer unprocessed oat groats or minimally processed steel-cut oats.

Soaking softens the grain and makes them easier to cook. It can also change the texture profile of your breakfast – soaked oats are often fluffier and creamier than oats cooked from dry.


Oat Milk is a lactose- and GMO-free milk substitute. This vegan-friendly product is naturally sweet, which makes it ideal for use in cereals, porridges, teas, coffees and smoothies.


  1. The night before, blend all ingredients together until well combined. Transfer to a sealable container and place in the fridge overnight.
  2. The next morning, blend mixture until a smooth and creamy consistency is achieved. Add more almond milk if necessary.
  3. Add toppings of your choice and enjoy.

Author: Pedro van Gaalen

When he’s not writing about sport or health and fitness, Pedro is probably out training for his next marathon or ultra-marathon. He’s worked as a fitness professional and as a marketing and comms expert. He now combines his passions in his role as managing editor at Fitness magazine.

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