The best healthy overnight oats recipes for busy mornings! These recipes are gluten free and perfect for making ahead of time in 5 minutes or less. There are 15 variations here, but the possibilities are endless!
If you’ve spent any length of time here on Jar Of Lemons, then you KNOW how much I love overnight oats! Actually, how much we love overnight oats. They’re probably my most popular recipes on here!
And rightfully so. Overnight oats are a healthy way to start the day! They’re loaded with protein, fiber, and complex carbs. Top them off with fruit, nuts, chia seeds, or anything you want!
Today, I’m so excited to gather all of my favorite and best overnight oats recipes and share them with you guys!
How to make overnight oats:
Start with the classic recipe below, add flavor variations, and add toppings. That’s it! So easy.
Once the overnight oats are made, store in the refrigerator for up to two days!
For yummy flavor ideas, here are 15 of the best healthy overnight oats recipes:
Add cinnamon and apples to the classic overnight oats recipe below. This is one of my favorites!
Bananas, cinnamon, coconut milk, and coconut chips. So yummy!
Honey, creamy yogurt, strawberries, and vanilla protein powder. These oats are heavenly!
Made with real carrots! Add cinnamon, crushed pecans, and shredded coconut to make these Carrot Cake Overnight Oats.
Throw in some extra nutrition by adding chia seeds to your oats! Top with blueberries and you’re good to go. 😉
Cinnamon, nutmeg, clove, and ground ginger make these Gingerbread Cookies Overnight Oats taste just like the real deal!
These Oatmeal Cookie Overnight Oats are loaded with almond butter, cinnamon, and yogurt!
Loaded with real pumpkin, pumpkin pie spice, and vanilla protein powder. These are such a treat!
Does it get any better than chocolate and peanut butter?
With real graham cracker crumbs, cashew butter, creamy yogurt, and strawberries. This is basically healthy dessert for breakfast!
Cinnamon, ground pecans, vanilla kefir, and delicious maple syrup. The best!
The combo of rolled oats, cashew butter, and chocolate chips creates a chocolate chip cookie dough overnight oats combo that’s heavenly!
Peanut butter, greek yogurt, and a dash of cinnamon. This recipe is a great combo and a classic!
In a crunch for time? Why not put coffee in your overnight oats! Add a little mocha protein powder and you have yourself latte overnight oats.
Topping overnight oats with berries is the best!
What you need to make overnight oats:
Rolled oats typically work best for overnight oats! However, feel free to use steel cut oats if desired.
Almond milk is a classic in overnight oats. Cashew milk, coconut milk, or regular cow’s milk can also be used!
The thickness of overnight oats can be adjusted by adding more or less milk. If the oats are too thick when you take them out of the refrigerator, feel free to add a little more milk!
There are many ways to sweeten overnight oats. Maple syrup is a great option! Honey, stevia, or raw sugar are also options for sweetening overnight oats.
Storing overnight oats
Overnight oats can be stored in the refrigerator for up to 2 days. They are typically eaten cold, but can also be warmed up and taken on-the-go!
Overnight Oats Recipe
- 1/2 cup rolled oats
- 1/2 cup almond milk
- 1 Tbsp maple syrup
- Combine all of the ingredients in a mason jar.
- Cover and place in the refrigerator overnight.
- In the morning, add toppings of choice and enjoy cold or warm!