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6 Simple Overnight Oats Recipes

Simple and delicious overnight oats--6 ways! So simple to make ahead for breakfast and so many ways to whip them up!
Prep Time5 mins
Chill4 hrs
Total Time4 hrs 5 mins
Course: Breakfast
Cuisine: American
Servings: 1
Calories: 250kcal
Author: Lorie Yarro

Ingredients

Base Ingredients:

For the Banana Bread

  • ½ mashed banana
  • 2 T chopped pecans or walnuts
  • ½ tsp vanilla extract
  • ½ tsp cinnamon
  • Dash of sea salt
  • 1 T ground flax optional
  • 2 tsp maple syrup

For the Blueberry Muffin:

  • ¼ c blueberries
  • 1 T cashew butter (or almond butter)
  • 2 tsp maple syrup
  • ½ tsp cinnamon
  • ½ tsp vanilla
  • 1 tsp chia seeds
  • dash of sea salt

For the Peanut Butter and Jelly:

  • 2 tsp peanut butter (extra to drizzle if desired)
  • 1 tsp chia seeds
  • 4-5 strawberries, mashed or chopped
  • 1 tsp maple syrup
  • dash of sea salt

For the Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip:

  • 2 tsp peanut butter
  • 1 tsp chia seeds
  • 1 tsp maple syrup
  • 1 T chocolate chips (I love mini chips!)
  • dash of sea salt

For the Strawberries & Cream:

  • 4-5 strawberries, sliced or chopped
  • 1 tsp chia seeds
  • 1-2 tsp maple syrup
  • 2-3 tsp cream (half & half or heavy cream)
  • dash of sea salt

For the Almond Joy:

  • 2 T shredded coconut, unsweetened
  • 1 T sliced almonds
  • 1 T chocolate chips
  • 1 tsp chia seeds
  • ½ tsp vanilla
  • small drop of almond extract (it's strong so go small--less than ¼ tsp)
  • dash of sea salt

Instructions

For All Recipes:

  • Combine base ingredients plus all ingredients for desired flavor in a bowl or jar that can be sealed and stir well.
  • Refrigerate overnight.
  • Add an extra splash of milk if needed before serving. Serve hot or cold.

Notes

Base Nutrition information is based on rolled oats, milk and maple syrup. Please see below for individual recipe calories:
Banana Bread: 387 calories
Blueberry Muffin: 445 calories
Peanut Butter & Jelly: 360 calories
Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip: 420 calories
Strawberries & Cream: 300 calories
Almond Joy: 488
 

Nutrition

Calories: 250kcal | Carbohydrates: 43g | Protein: 9g | Fat: 5g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Cholesterol: 9mg | Sodium: 59mg | Potassium: 312mg | Fiber: 4g | Sugar: 15g | Vitamin A: 120IU | Calcium: 178mg | Iron: 2mg