Review Recipe

Overnight Oats

Prep Time 10 minutes
Total Time 10 minutes
Servings 4 servings
Author Holly Nilsson
Course Breakfast
Cuisine American
This overnight oats recipe is one of our go-to breakfast recipes. Delicious oatmeal is infused with yogurt, chia seeds, and honey or maple syrup.
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Oats Base Recipe
  • 1 1/3 cups large flake oats
  • 2 tablespoons chia seeds
  • 1 1/3 cups milk
  • 1 1/3 cup yogurt or greek yogurt
  • 1 tablespoon honey or maple syrup or to taste

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  1. Combine all oat base ingredients in a small bowl.
  2. Add in any extracts or flavorings (such as vanilla or mashed banana below).
  3. Place fruit/nuts in the bottom of 4 mason jars (or other containers). Top with yogurt mixture and seal.

  4. Allow to sit at least 4 hours or overnight.

Recipe Notes

Flavor Ideas

  • Pina Colada
    1 cup pineapple
    4 tablespoons coconut
    Stir 2 tablespoons coconut into the yogurt mixture. Divide pineapple over 4 jars. Top with yogurt mixture and remaining coconut. 
  • Banana Nut
    3 bananas
    1/3 cup walnuts (or pecans), chopped
    Mash one of the bananas and mix it into the yogurt mixture. Slice remaining bananas and divide over 4 jars. Top with yogurt mixture and nuts. 
  • Mixed Berries
    1 1/3 cup berries, fresh or frozen
    1/2 teaspoon vanilla
    Mix vanilla into yogurt mixture. Divide berries over 4 jars and top with yogurt mixture.
  • Strawberry Banana
    1 cup sliced strawberries
    2 bananas
    Mash one of the bananas and stir into yogurt mixture. Slice remaining banana and divide over 4 jars along with strawberries. Top with yogurt mixture.
  • Apple Cinnamon
    1 teaspoon cinnamon
    1/2 teaspoon vanilla
    1 granny smith apple
    1 teaspoon lemon juice
    1 teaspoon brown sugar
    Chop apple and toss with lemon juice and brown sugar. Stir cinnamon and vanilla into yogurt mixture. Divide chopped apple over 4 jars. Top with yogurt mixture.
Nutrition information does not include toppings.
Nutrition Information
Calories: 217, Fat: 6g, Saturated Fat: 2g, Cholesterol: 11mg, Sodium: 65mg, Potassium: 335mg, Carbohydrates: 31g, Fiber: 4g, Sugar: 11g, Protein: 9g, Vitamin A: 215%, Vitamin C: 0.3%, Calcium: 224%, Iron: 1.6%

(Nutrition information provided is an estimate and will vary based on cooking methods and brands of ingredients used.)

Keyword breakfast oats, overnight oats