Creamy chocolate protein oats topped with caramelized banana, strawberries, yogurt, crushed nuts, shredded coconut and a hot dark chocolate drizzle. These overnight oats have all the components of a decadent banana split, yet are naturally vegan, gluten-free, rich in both protein and fiber and contain no added sugar.

Course: Breakfast
Cuisine: American


Prep Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 10 minutes


Servings: 2 servings


Calories: 294kcal


  • 1 cup old fashioned oats
  • ½ extra ripe banana mashed
  • 1 ⅓ cup unsweetened vanilla almond milk
  • 1 scoop 21 gm Sunwarrior Chocolate Classic Protein
  • 2 tablespoon coconut yogurt – sub for vanilla Greek yogurt if not making vegan
  • 2 teaspoon chia seeds
  • ¼ teaspoon vanilla extract optional
  • ½ teaspoon stevia
  • **Toppings optional:
  • Remaining half of banana sliced into thick pieces + 1 teaspoon coconut oil, pinch of sea salt for caramelizing
  • ¼ cup sliced strawberries
  • 1 tablespoon coconut flakes
  • 1 tablespoon crushed nuts walnuts, pecans, etc
  • 1 tablespoon dark chocolate chips use Enjoy Life if making vegan + ¼-1/2 teaspoon coconut oil


  • Pour almond milk, protein powder and vanilla extract in a shaker cup or a jar with a lid. Shake to thoroughly mix.
  • In a medium-sized bowl or a large jar with a lid, combine oats, mashed banana, yogurt, chia seeds and stevia, stir to combine. Pour in milk/protein mixture and mix everything to thoroughly combine. Cover and place in the refrigerator overnight, or for at least 5-6 hours.
  • The next morning, remove oats from the refrigerator and begin preparing toppings, if desired.
  • For caramelized banana, heat 1 teaspoon of coconut oil in a small skillet over medium heat. Once hot, add banana slices and pinch of sea salt. Saute for ~2-3 mins per side, or until the flesh appears caramelized. Place on top of oats.
  • For chocolate drizzle, combine dark chocolate chips and coconut oil in a small, microwave-safe bowl. Nook for ~20 seconds, stir, and nook again for 10-15 seconds, or until chocolate has melted.
  • Once all desired toppings are on oats, use a small spoon to drizzle dark chocolate on top. Serve!


To assure oats are gluten-free (if necessary), use certified GF rolled oats (Bob’s Red Mill)


Serving: 1g | Calories: 294kcal | Carbohydrates: 42g | Protein: 16.5g | Fat: 7g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Sodium: 148mg | Fiber: 8.5g | Sugar: 6g