13 Overnight Oats Recipes To Make Your Breakfast Deliciously Healthy

It does all the work while you sleep!

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To start off, here's a basic formula, from Food52, to follow when making your own overnight oats:

1. First, mix rolled oats with an equal amount of your liquid of choice. You can use any combination of dairy or non-dairy milk, yogurt, or even juice; just stick with the same basic 1:1 ratio. If you’re using steel cut oats instead, use more liquid and be prepared to do some chewing.
2. Mix any spices, sweeteners, or dried fruit you like into the oats and milk.
3. Store in a glass jar or another airtight container and let the oats soak for at least three hours, ideally overnight. A nifty breakfast hack to try: Mix the oats in a nearly-empty peanut (or almond) butter jar.
4. In the morning, you can add fresh fruit, nuts, and other favorite toppings to your oatmeal.

You can find your favourite flavour combos or try these quick recipes below to create all kinds of oat-y goodness:

1. Make-Ahead Fruit & Yogurt Breakfast Parfaits

Make-Ahead Fruit & Yogurt Breakfast Parfaits are easy to assemble and make-ahead, so they’re ideal for a delicious grab-and-go breakfast. This recipe uses frozen fruit which means even less work for you. Luv u, frozfru.

2. Orange & Vanilla Overnight Oats

The toasted coconut really makes this dish feel fancy, and the fresh fruit makes it feel healthy!

3. Maple Pecan Peanut Butter Banana Overnight Oats

This recipe calls for more in the liquid part of the ratio, but it also includes yummy chia seeds whose job is to soak everything up anyways. Plus, the name of it sounds exactly like what a lumberjack would make if they had to make overnight oats.

4. Coconut Mango Overnight Oatmeal

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Overnight oatmeal in a jar is the easiest breakfast ever! This Coconut Mango Overnight Oatmeal Recipe is both delicious & healthy too. And, who wouldn't like this recipe to mango into their life right now?

5. Choco-Banana Overnight Oats

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Prepare to be jealous! Or envious… Or hungry, at least! I mean seriously, check this out. There is no greater love than between chocolate and banana. Top with carob chips, because you’re worth it.

6. (Salted) Caramel Mocha Overnight Oatmeal

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These overnight oats are sweetened with a banana and some dates, but trust us, you can’t taste the banana!

7. Apple Of My Eye Overnight Oatmeal

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Do you like apple pie? Do you like oatmeal? MAKE THIS!

8. Tropical Overnight Oats

Maybe use a tiny paper umbrella on top to go with this tropical theme. Everyone could use a little pick-me-up in the morning!

9. Black Forest Overnight Oatmeal

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This overnight oatmeal tastes like it’s unbelievably unhealthy, but it’s not! The muesli topping does have some dark chocolate chips, but dark chocolate has health benefits, right? While technically you could leave them out, please don’t. It just makes this so much more decadent and delicious. But...but CHOCOLATE. AND. CHERRIES. What more do YOU WANT!!

10. Banana Kiwi Overnight Oats

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11. Brownie Batter Overnight Protein Oatmeal

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Put chocolate in your breakfast and be happy about it. You deserve this.

12. Blueberry Banana Overnight Oats

You get to have so much fun mashing together the blueberries and bananas that go into this oatmeal.

13. Banana Nut, Very Berry, Tropical, Pumpkin Spice Overnight Oatmeal

These easy recipes will make it easier for you to hit your clean-eating goals as well:

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