Easy Overnight Oats

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Here’s how to make perfect overnight oats with an easy base recipe, proper ratio, and fun flavor variations. They’re such an easy grab-and-go breakfast and perfect for meal prep.

Overnight oats have held a special place in my heart since I discovered them in 2009 and you can tell I’m obsessed just by looking at how many different overnight oat recipes I have posted over the years.

They’re such an easy and tasty breakfast that you can meal prep for the week. And the prep is so fast as it only takes about 5 minutes to mix your oats together! I’ve experimented with so many flavors, but in this post I’m sharing my basic overnight oats recipe (plus a few fun variations) and answering all your overnight oats questions.

Four glass jars of overnight oats topped with fresh berries.

What are Overnight Oats?

Overnight oats are an easy, make-ahead breakfast that combines rolled oats with some sort of liquid, usually milk (it can be dairy based or non-dairy like almond milk, oat milk or coconut milk). They’re usually sweetened and additional flavors are typically added as well.

// ★★★★★ REVIEW //

My go-to overnight oats recipe! I usually use either cows milk or oat milk (whichever I have on hand) and honey to sweeten. I eat these plain 99% of the time and they are delicious. I don’t have an appetite in the morning but try to eat breakfast to avoid overeating later. These are the perfect, light breakfast. And I love that I can prep them ahead of time.” – Samantha

Ingredients measured out to make overnight oats: almond milk, Greek yogurt, maple syrup, oats, sea salt, vanilla and chia seeds.

Ingredients Needed

Rolled oats and milk are really all you need, but I love adding a little yogurt, chia seeds and maple syrup to my base recipe. The oats turn out super creamy and the perfect consistency.

  • rolled oats – old-fashioned rolled oats are a must for overnight oats. They soak up the liquid, which gives you a lovely creamy texture. Instant, quick-cooking and steel cut oats don’t work because they don’t absorb the liquid in the same way that rolled oats do.
  • milk – you can make overnight oats with any type of milk you prefer. I personally like non-dairy options and usually use unsweetened almond milk for my overnight oats.
  • yogurt  this gives the oats a extra creamy texture while adding a bit of protein. I personally like using plain Greek yogurt since it’s the highest in protein and lowest in sugar. To make vegan or dairy-free overnight oats you can use a non-dairy yogurt (I like Siggi’s plant-based or Culina) or skip the yogurt all together and use additional milk.
  • chia seeds  while these are optional, I love adding chia seeds to my overnight oats because they add a bit of fiber and protein. Plus they help absorb some of the liquid which gives the oats a thicker consistency.
  • Add-ins + toppings  Here’s where you can get creative. Just like with regular stove top oats, there are some classic add-ins like vanilla extract, ground cinnamon, maple syrup (or honey) and a pinch of sea salt that really elevate the flavor and make overnight oats super tasty.

Base Recipe (The Perfect Ratio)

The base “recipe” for overnight oats is so simple! I recommend a 1:1 ratio of rolled oats to milk, plus half as much yogurt. So for 1/2 cup of oats, I use 1/2 cup of milk + 1/4 cup of yogurt (or an additional 1/4 cup of milk). These proportions seem to give the oats the perfect consistency, not too thick, but not soupy.

A hand shaking a sealed mason jar with overnight oats.

How to Make Overnight Oats

Add oats, milk, yogurt, maple syrup, chia seeds, vanilla and sea salt into a jar, storage container with a lid or a bowl. Stir ingredients together. Place in the fridge overnight. If you’re in a rush you can shorten the soak time to 2-4 hours.

Milk being poured into a bowl with oats and chia seeds. Photo of the ingredient mixed together in the bowl.

The next morning (or when ready to eat), remove lid and give oats a big stir. Top with your favorite toppings and enjoy. You can eat the oats straight from the jar or pour into a bowl for serving.

Overnight oats in a glass jar topped with fresh berries, nut butter, and nuts.

Overnight Oat Variations

Like I said, you can mix in different ingredients or add toppings to really take your overnight oats to the next level. Here I’m sharing three fun variations:

Peanut butter

I love peanut butter so this is probably my favorite flavor to make. Just mix a little peanut butter into the overnight oats as you make them and then top with another drizzle of peanut butter. I also like adding some chopped peanuts and blueberries.

A glass jar with overnight oats that are topped with fresh blueberries.

Berry

For a berry version, I love adding fresh berries and a little jam. You can do whatever berries you enjoy most and whatever flavor of jam you have on hand. I love using my strawberry chia jam.

Overnight oats in a glass jar topped with fresh berries, nut butter, and nuts.

Chocolate chip

Having a little chocolate with breakfast always feels like a treat and this version is super easy. Just mix a few chocolate chips into the mixture and add a few on top when you’re ready to serve it up. I also like adding a drizzle of nut butter and some banana slices.

Overnight oats in a glass jar topped with fresh berries, nut butter, and nuts.

Make Overnight Oats More Fun with Add-Ins & Toppings

I love the flavors I shared above, but the flavor options for overnight oats are practically endless. Here are some additional ideas to get your creative juices flowing:

  • Fruit – you can’t go wrong with bananas and berries, but almost any fruit will work. I even have a tropical overnight oats recipe with pineapple, mango and toasted coconut.
  • Nut butter – I use peanut butter and almond butter most often, but any and all nut/seed butters will taste amazing drizzled on your overnight oats.
  • Nuts and seeds – this goes right along with the nut butter. You can use nuts too! Almonds, peanuts, pecans, walnuts, sunflower seeds, coconut, hazelnuts, pumpkin seeds… you’re options here are endless.
  • Granola – I’m a granola girl and love adding crunchy granola on my overnight oats for a little texture. I highly recommend my homemade granola recipe.
  • Protein feel free to add additional Greek yogurt, cottage cheese or protein powder to bump up the protein of your oats. Also see my protein overnight oats if you want a specific recipe.
  • Chocolate I’m all about sneaking a little chocolate into my breakfast. Feel free to use chocolate chips or even a chopped chocolate bar. If you love chocolate, try my brownie batter overnight oats.
Four glass jars with overnight oats. The oats are topped with fresh berries and nut butter.

How to Store

Store your overnight oats in a covered container in the refrigerator for up to 5 days. They will soften more the longer they sit so I find they’re best on days 1-3, but they’re still safe to eat on days 4 and 5. With this said, overnight oats are great for meal prep and you can make them on Sunday for the work-week.

What Jars to Use

In terms of what type of container to store your overnight oats in, there are a lot of options. I personally like wide mouth 16 oz Mason jars because they’re relatively inexpensive and they offer plenty of space for stirring everything together and for adding toppings.

I’ve also found that these Le Parfait Jam Pots (photographed here) and 9.8 oz Weck jars are perfect for a single batch of overnight oats. They’re durable glass and practical for other uses in the kitchen too.

Of course, regular meal prep containers work great or you can get jars made specifically for overnight oats like these cute jars with colored screw tops.

Overnight Oats In a Jar

I also love making my overnight oats in an almost empty jar of peanut butter. You just add all your ingredients right to the jar, combine, let soak and then enjoy straight from the jar. It’s the perfect way to use up every last bit of the peanut butter in your jar.

Four glass jars with overnight oats. The oats are topped with fresh berries and nut butter.

FAQ

How long do the oats need to soak?

Given the name, you’d assume overnight oats need to soak overnight, but you can actually get by with only letting them soak 2 hours or so. While it does take some time for the oats to absorb the liquid, they don’t necessarily have to be soaked overnight.

Can I use steel cut oats?

I don’t recommend using steel cut oats unless you follow a specific recipe. See my steel cut overnight oats.

Can I use quick oats?

I don’t recommend using quick oats as they won’t absorb as much of the milk and will be liquidy as a result.

Can you warm them up?

Short answer, yes! You can definitely warm up overnight oats, but the whole point of overnight oats is to eat them cold like muesli. Even if you think cold oats sound strange, I recommend giving it shot before you write them off. Of course, if you simply can’t do the cold oats you can always heat them up. Just pop the soaked oats in your microwave, cooking in 30 second increments until the oats are warm throughout.

Can I make overnight oats with water?

While you can use water instead of milk, I don’t recommend it. It will be virtually flavorless and lack creaminess, similar to eating cereal with water.

Why did my overnight oats turn out so thick?

You likely didn’t follow the proper ratio or perhaps you added an additional ingredient (like protein powder) which soaks up a lot of the liquid. If this happens you can always add a splash of milk to loosen the oats.

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Easy Overnight Oats

Here's how to make perfect overnight oats with an easy base recipe, proper ratio, and fun flavor variations. They're such an easy grab-and-go breakfast and perfect for meal prep.
Prep Time: 8 hours
Cook Time: 0 minutes
Total Time: 8 hours
Servings: 1

Ingredients  

Base Recipe

  • ½ cup old fashioned rolled oats
  • ½ cup milk, I like unsweetened almond milk
  • ¼ cup plain Greek yogurt, or ¼ cup more milk
  • 1-2 teaspoons maple syrup or honey, or your preferred sweetener
  • 1 teaspoon chia seeds, optional
  • ½ teaspoon vanilla extract, optional
  • pinch of sea salt
  • toppings of choice: fruit, nut butter, nuts, seeds, etc.

Chocolate Chip

  • 2 Tablespoons chocolate chips

Peanut Butter

  • 1 Tablespoon peanut butter

Berry

  • ¼ cup fresh berries, I like sliced strawberries and blueberries best
  • 1 Tablespoon strawberry jam or chia jam

Instructions 

  • Add oats, milk, yogurt, maple syrup, chia seeds, vanilla and sea salt into a jar or storage container with a lid. Stir ingredients together. Place in the fridge overnight. If you’re in a rush you can shorten the soak time to 2-4 hours.
  • The next morning (or when ready to eat), remove lid and give oats a big stir. If they seem too thick you can add a little more milk to loosen the mixture. Top with your favorite toppings and enjoy. You can eat the oats straight from the jar or pour into a bowl for serving.
  • Overnight oats should last up to 5 days in the fridge in a sealed airtight container.

Chocolate Chip

  • Stir 1 Tablespoon of chocolate chips into the overnight oat mixture when prepping and then sprinkle oats with remaining chocolate chips to serve.

Peanut Butter

  • Stir 1/2 Tablespoon of peanut butter into the overnight oat mixture when prepping and then drizzle oats with remaining peanut butter to serve.

Berry

  • Stir 2 Tablespoons of berries into the overnight oat mixture when prepping and then top layer of jam and remaining fresh berries.

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Nutrition

Serving: 1serving w/o toppings | Calories: 272kcal | Carbohydrates: 38g | Protein: 11g | Fat: 8g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 2g | Monounsaturated Fat: 2g | Cholesterol: 8mg | Sodium: 257mg | Fiber: 5g | Sugar: 10g

Nutrition information is automatically calculated, so should only be used as an approximation.

Additional Info

Course: Breakfast
Cuisine: American
Keyword: overnight oats, overnight oats recipe
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341 Comments

  1. 5 stars
    Love your recipe they are delicious! I like the chocolate chip one in particular. Just a heads up for folks on the calories- I added mine up with the ingredients I used (steel cut oats, soy milk….) and was closer to 650 calories for one serving so keep that in mind. I now use this recipe as one batch is two portions. Hands down my favorite recipe for overnight oats- an excellent way to get protein/fiber in and have a satisfying breakfast

    1. Hi Jenna! Thanks so much for sharing, the nutrition facts will change depending on the flavors/toppings you use. So glad you are loving this recipe and it is a hit for you. I appreciate you taking the time to share your review + star rating, I really appreciate it!

  2. 5 stars
    Wow, I just read the article about Overnight Oats, and I absolutely loved it! The way the steps and details were explained was so simple and helpful. I tried making the recipe, and it turned out to be fantastic! Overnight oats are such a convenient and delicious breakfast option, especially for busy mornings. Plus, I used True Elements Rolled Oats for this recipe, and they worked perfectly. I’m definitely going to make this again and again. Thank you for sharing such an awesome recipe!

    1. This is great to hear, Jenil! I am so glad you found this recipe and it turned out amazing for you. Thank you for sharing your review + star rating, I really appreciate it!

  3. 5 stars
    Amazing recipe! So delicious! I made the berry version & added toasted slivered almonds on top. Husband was skeptical at first. You won him over!

    1. WOO! This is so great to hear, Cheryl. I am so glad you gave these recipes a try and they are a hit. Thank you for sharing your review + star rating, I appreciate it!

  4. 1 star
    Unfortunately this recipe didn’t work at all. The next morning it was completely liquid, just as much as when it was first made. I would not recommend this recipe there is way way way too much liquid in it.

    1. Hi R.S. I am so sorry that this recipe did not turn out for you. What type of oats did you use? I typically don’t have any issues of the liquid not being absorbed so I am working if maybe it was the oats or there was too much liquid added.

  5. 5 stars
    Simple and easy to prep. A perfect grab & go breakfast item or snack. It has definitely become one of my favorite things to eat in the morning. Thanks for sharing.

    1. YAY! This is amazing, Kia. I am so glad you are loving these overnight oats and they are a hit for you. Thanks so much for sharing your review & star rating, I truly appreciate it!

  6. 5 stars
    Great base from which you can add anything you want. The greek yogurt makes it soooo creamy. I put strawberries, blueberries, walnuts, and spiced it up with cinnamon and nutmeg. Perfect!

    1. YUM! I am so glad you are loving this recipe and it turned out great for you. I also love how versatile this recipe is. Thanks so much for sharing your review & star rating, I really appreciate it!

    1. So sorry to hear you did not love this recipe, J R. Some people prefer their oats this way and others prefer it cooked. I have lots of cooked oats variations on my site if you’re interested!

  7. I have been wanting to make some Overnight oats for a long time, now I will. I was wondering, if you can make overnight oats and keep them if your frig. for longer then overnight? Maybe 2 nights?? I am going shopping for my supplies.

      1. 5 stars
        I wasn’t a fan of overnight oats until I tried this recipe. So good! And not soggy at all. The yogurt I think helps to thicken it up.

        1. AMAZING! This is so great to hear, Francesca. I am so glad to hear that you are loving this recipe and it is a hit for you. Thanks so much for sharing your review + star rating, I appreciate it!

  8. 5 stars
    I love the daily harvest overnight oats but at $7 each that’s not exactly sustainable. This tastes exactly the same-delicious!! I used simply organic vanilla bean paste, so good.

    1. Amazing! I am SO glad you found this recipe and are loving these overnight oats, Sophie. Thank you for coming back and sharing your review + star rating, I appreciate it!

  9. 5 stars
    Made it last night and added some roasted apples to it – tastes like apple pie. Just the right consistency and kept me full for hours- an impossible task!! Love it!

    1. Ahh love this so much, Beth. I am so glad you gave this a try and it is a hit. Love the idea of roasted apple, such a delicious addition. Thank you for sharing your review & star rating, I truly appreciate it!

  10. If I made a big base mix how long would it stay good for in an airtight container in the pantry? Obviously just the dry ingredients, then the other toppings/wet ingredients get portioned when going to be used.

    1. Hi Kim – That is a great question. I would say, it should last as long as the expiration date of your oats (and other ingredients). Hope this helps and you enjoy this recipe!

  11. Made some last night 1 cup oats 1 and half cups almond milk handful of blackberries and it’s still sloppy/soupy/milky this morning 😢 I’m tempted to put more oats in but don’t want it to go the other way 🥴

      1. 5 stars
        My go-to overnight oats recipe! I usually use either cows milk or oat milk (whichever I have on hand) and honey to sweeten. I eat these plain 99% of the time and they are delicious. I don’t have an appetite in the morning but try to eat breakfast to avoid overeating later. These are the perfect, light breakfast. And I love that I can prep them ahead of time.

        1. YUM! I am SO glad you are loving this recipe, Samantha. Thank you for coming back and sharing your review & star rating, it means a lot to me!

      1. Yay! Thank you so much, glad you’re loving this recipe and it is a hit! I appreciate your review + star rating, it means so much to me!

  12. 5 stars
    “WOW” Your first cookbook is AWESOME!! Thank You… I’m a big fan of overnight oats & you have so many delicious recipes & ideas to share, keep feeding us birds! Stay Strong, Healthy & Happy.

  13. 5 stars
    I love this recipe! I have been craving Overnight Oats for days, and I’m so glad I found this recipe. I added multiple add-ins to my jar, and I looked forward to eating breakfast the following morning. Thank you so much for sharing this recipe!

    1. I’m so glad you love this recipe, Roxanne! Thanks for making it and for coming back to leave a review. I so appreciate it!

  14. 5 stars
    I’ve been vegetarian all my life and never have had such an all around tasty and healthy breakfast (meal) that is nearly as quick and easy to prepare; and the innumerable possibilities for flavor are what I love most about such a recipe!

    1. Aw I am so glad you found this recipe and are loving it, Jennifer. I have tons of variations on my site and I can’t wait to hear which one is your favorite. Thank you for your review + star rating, I appreciate it!

  15. 5 stars
    So easy, fun, and delicious! When I tried overnight oats years ago, I admittedly hated it. It was weird, pasty, and an odd texture. Clearly, the recipe I used was bad, because I just made your recipe and it is DELICIOUS! In all honesty, it does take some getting used to, but going into it not expecting it to be like other warm oatmeals, it was a quick adjustment. I personally love to make baked oatmeal, and it’s always a hit with everyone, but this is a wonderful quick option, especially for this on-the-go single gal. (Plus, no chance of it turning out dry like baked oatmeal can if you’re not careful.) I’m officially a convert, which is wonderful because this is a healthy, filling choice. It honestly doesn’t get much easier than this. I’m excited to try some of your unique flavor ideas too – esp the cherry cheesecake one! Just for the record I did use the yogurt because I eat a vegetarian diet. The protein is essential for me, and I love the texture it added. I agree with a prior reviewer that it keeps you full longer than some other options for breakfast. Love, love love! I will be sharing this with all my friends and sisters.

    1. Ahh, this is the absolute best, Kirstin! I am so glad you found this recipe and are loving it. Thank you so much for coming back and sharing your review & star rating, I really appreciate it!

  16. 5 stars
    Just made my first one using one of those little packages of trail mix that Aldi sells. Being a Scott it reminds me of my childhood breakfasts at Mums.

    1. Yum, that sounds absolutely delicious! I am so glad this recipe turned out great for you. Thank you for sharing your review & star rating, I really appreciate it!

  17. I’ve made your banana bread overnight oats more times than I could count, it’s my go to! I am looking to switch it up a little and wondering if frozen berries can be used for overnight oats? Thanks!

    1. Hi Jackie – Yes, frozen blueberries should work, they might turn your oats a bit blue, but other than that it should work. Enjoy!

  18. 5 stars
    hi brittany, i recently found your website and cannot wait to try some of your recipes, especially some of these variations as i LOVE overnight oats! i just had one question: it says 1 to 1 ration up on top, and in the actual recipe section it is closer to what it actually says on the cooking of the oatmeal on the box, which is 1/2 cup oatmeal to 1 cup liquid. was that an error or do you use extra liquid? just curious before i try it and find it too watery for me… 🙂

    1. Hi Carmen – I will only use extra liquid if I am not using yogurt. So for example, if you are using yogurt, you will us 1/2 cup oats, 1/2 cup milk and 1/4 cup yogurt or if you choose not to use the yogurt, you will want to add 1/4 to 1/2 cup more liquid. Hope this helps!

  19. 5 stars
    so far I am loving this recipe. it can be dressed up or left plain and simple and I love that! I love how filling they are too! it has definitely helped me stop snacking at work which makes me even more happy.

    1. WOO! I am so glad that you are loving this recipe, Ashley. Thank you for your review + star rating, it means so much to me!

    1. Yum! Love adding flavored yogurt too, Kate. Sounds absolutely delicious. Thank you for your review + star rating, I so appreciate it.

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  21. Silly question. I followed recipe and used a 12oz mason jar. Let it sit overnight. While the oats absorbed the liquid, jar is not even halfway full. Did I do something wrong?

    1. Yum! Sounds delicious, I am so glad you are enjoying this recipe, Marilyn. Thank you so much for sharing your review + star rating, I truly appreciate it!

  22. 5 stars
    Thank you for sharing these with us! Overnight oats are so quick to make and you can just play with the toppings to keep it interesting. I made a chocolate chip with bananas and clementines for today. I also added spirulina powder for a little more protein.

    1. Of course. I am so excited that you are loving this recipe. Mixing up the toppings is always so fun. Thank you for sharing your review + star rating, I truly appreciate it.

  23. 5 stars
    If I can write like you, then I would be very happy, but where is my luck like this, really people like you are an example for the world. You have written this comment with great beauty, I am really glad I thank you from my heart.

  24. Ok, so I asked someone else to go out and grab the oats for me, and I specified the rolled oats part, but didn’t realize there would be quick cooking rolled oats. Will the recipe still work?

    1. Hi Rain – Unfortunately, quick cooking oats don’t work because they do not absorb the liquid in the same way that rolled oats do.

  25. 5 stars
    delicious and do good to go with a fast breakfast. tried mirroring it and that was good as well for a chilly day

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    1. Hi Darla – Thank you so much, I am so happy that you enjoyed this recipe. I really appreciate you being here. Are you looking to 3 day clean eating meal plan? If so, just head over to the home page and scroll all the way to the bottom and select “download now”. This will prompt you to type in your email and you will receive the plan. Let me know if this helps!

  26. 5 stars
    This overnight oat recipe was delicious! I definitely recommend. I topped it with strawberries, hempseeds, and some chocolate chips in the morning!

    1. Ah, such a delicious combination, thank you for sharing McKenzie! Thank you for your review + star rating, I appreciate it so much!

    1. Yay! I am so happy to hear that this recipe was a hit, Lucy. Thank you for your review + star rating, I really appreciate it!

    1. Yes. If you don’t have yogurt, you can skip it and just use additional milk! If you give this a try, I’d love to know how you enjoy the recipe!

  27. 5 stars
    I can’t believe it took me so long to try overnight oats! So east and delicious. I only had steel cut oats, but they worked fine! Followed the recipe with extra chia seeds (1 Tablespoon) and added blueberries and walnuts the next morning. Thank you!

    1. Welcome to the world of overnight oats! So glad you liked this one. You’ll have to let me know if you try any other overnight oat recipes!

  28. 5 stars
    I am going to try this and was diagnosed with hypothyroidism and hoping this will help with all the weight gain. The recipe looks so yummy!

  29. 5 stars
    Thanks for the recipe! I did a lot of research to find the “perfect” overnight oats for my preferences, and I’m happy to say that this is it! I love the basic recipe with diced strawberries. Will definitely be a breakfast staple for me!

    1. Yay! I’m so glad this recipe is such a hit for you, Kim. Thanks for leaving a review and star rating, I appreciate it SO much!

  30. 4 stars
    Haven’t tried this recipe yet but love overnight oats. Could you use freeze-dried or frozen fruit instead of fresh fruit? Thank you.

    1. Hi, Jill. I haven’t tried it, but I don’t see why not. Let me know how it turns out for you if you do try it!

  31. 5 stars
    This is the absolute best recipe! I usually mix in a fruit of some kind, but eating them plain is great too! My husband and kids have even started eating them! Thanks for a great recipe!

    1. Yay! I’m so happy to hear you and your family are loving this recipe, Heather! Thank you for leaving a review, I really appreciate it.

  32. 5 stars
    Hi, thanks for this recipe! Can you 5 on the weekend for the whole week, or do you need to make a new one every day?

    Thanks again!

  33. 5 stars
    I have to try this overnight oatmeal, I don’t use any dairies or sugar,I will get the sweetness from my fruit toppings.

  34. 4 stars
    Really good flavor! I made a version with maple syrup, vanilla, and blueberries. I can’t have dairy so I used 3/4 cup oat milk. I don’t think I added enough milk because it was kinda pasty. Next time I’ll make it with 1/2 cup of oats and 1 cup of oat milk and see if it fixes the texture.

  35. 5 stars
    So yummy. Didn’t use yogurt so added extra oat milk. Mixed in dry strawberries and it was perfect. Ate the whole batch!

    1. I’m so glad you loved these overnight oats, Natasha! I really appreciate you leaving a review and star rating, thank you.

    1. Yay!! So glad you loved the recipe, Milly! Thanks for making it and for the review. I so appreciate it!

  36. I’m so excited about overnight oats ever since I heard about it. I have done quite a bit of searching for recipes and I’m so glad to have chanced upon this page of yours! It’s so well-written. Very clear!
    I’d just like to ask if I can use: Quaker (blue packaging) Oats called quick cook Oatmeal as this is what I have and what I can find in the supermarket. https://www.google.com.sg/search?q=quaker+oats&client=safari&hl=en-sg&prmd=insxv&source=lnms&tbm=isch&sa=X&ved=2ahUKEwjzroX76OXzAhVZWH0KHUhdCuAQ_AUoAXoECAMQAQ&biw=375&bih=622&dpr=2#imgrc=MfcFTYRf-URIoM

    I cannot find the oats that I have mentioned in your recipe.
    I look forward to hearing your advice on this! Cheers. 😀

  37. Looks so yummy and easy to prepare! It makes a healthy and delicious breakfast. And with so many flavor variations, you will never get bored or lack nutrients.

    1. Thanks, Sarah! So true about the different variations, the possibilities are endless! Let me know how the overnight oats turn out for you :).

  38. 5 stars
    Hi there! Is one serving about 2cups/16 oz? I like to make a big batch in a large bowl for the family and trying to sort out what a serving size actually is. Thank you!

  39. 5 stars
    Really This post was awesome. I personally liked this blog. thank you so much for sharing such a valuable information.

  40. 5 stars
    This was one of our favorites we tried!! Tastes so much like the orange creamsicle pops we got from the neighborhood ice cream truck as a kid. ♥️🍊

    1. Yay!! I’m so glad this recipe was a hit, Suzy! Thanks for the review. I so appreciate it!

  41. 5 stars
    This was one our very favorites we tried!! So much like the creamsicle ice cream pops I got off the neighborhood ice cream truck as a kid ❤️ 🍊

  42. 5 stars
    Brittany (the queen of oats) has done it once again with her overnight oats recipe! This has the perfect proportions. I tried the Pumpkin Pie overnight oats, which were so good that I used up all my Pumpkin Pie Spice making it again and again, and now I need to find a store that sells Pumpkin Pie Spice in the summer. 😭

    1. Yay! I’m so glad you’re enjoying these overnight oats, Deanna! Thanks for the review 🙂

  43. 5 stars
    Peanut butter & Jelly overnight oats is my new favorite. This is even better than eating a peanut butter & jelly sandwich! Don’t hesitate, just try it, it’s perfect in every way.

  44. 5 stars
    I’ve tried overnight oats once before but had no idea what I was doing so it did not turn out well, but the EBF recipe has changed my mind! I tried out the recipe that uses strawberries and it was great! I plan to try out the rest of the recipes throughout the summer!

    1. Woo!! I love hearing this, Michelle! Thanks for trying out my recipe and coming back to leave a review. It means the world to me!

    2. Aww yay that makes me so happy to hear!! I’m glad you loved this recipe, Michelle. Thanks for giving it a try and for leaving a review. I so appreciate it!

  45. 5 stars
    Super easy! I made some for my 16-yr. old daughter and walked her through it. Now she can make them by herself!

  46. 5 stars
    When I first tasted the vanilla orange overnight oats, I wasn’t sure about them, but a couple of spoonfuls in, I was hooked! The grated orange zest with the crushed pecans on top are lovely.

    1. So glad you’re loving the overnight oats, Hanna! Thanks for the review. I so appreciate it!

  47. 5 stars
    Today I tried Chocolate Chip overnight oats. After trying most of the other EBF recipes, I fancied something a bit plainer. This was delicious. I added half a mashed banana, which didn’t a lot of extra taste, but that was enough. There really is an overnight oats recipe for everyone!

  48. 5 stars
    So yummy! Didn’t add yogurt or syrup, it’s so good without it. Added peanut butter, bananas & raisins.

    1. So glad you enjoyed this recipe, Kendra! Thanks for making it and for the review. I so appreciate it!

  49. 5 stars
    I tried the peanut butter cup overnight oats and they really did taste like a PB cup! Excited to try more overnight oat recipes.

    1. So glad you enjoyed this recipe, Taylor! Thanks for making it and for the review. I so appreciate it!

  50. 5 stars
    Loved this recipe! super easy and you can build it with what you have at home! Definitely will be making again very soon. I topped mine with peanutbutter, hemp seeds, cherries, raspberries, and honey!! #EBFrecipeclub

    1. So glad you loved this recipe, Brianna! Thanks for making it and for the review. I so appreciate it!

    1. I’m so glad this recipe was a hit, Janine! Thanks so much for the review. I really appreciate!!

  51. 5 stars
    My daughter saw that I had been looking at the overnight oats recipes and wanted to try the Brownie Batter one. As she is 8, I wasn’t sure if she could have protein powder. So, in her half I omitted that, reduced the almond milk to 1/2 cup & added 1/4 cup of greek yoghurt. The other ingredients I kept the same, apart from adding 1/2 tbsp more of maple syrup. (The cocoa powder I used was quite bitter, so after tasting the mixture, I thought it needed to be a sweeter). The oats were a huge hit, she loved them and said they tasted just like brownie batter!!! She only had half of her half, so can’t wait to eat the rest for breakfast tomorrow!!

    In my half, I followed the ingredients, using chocolate protein powder. It was good, but a bit too chocolatety for me. Again, I think its the cocoa powder I used. Next time I will try it with the vanilla protein powder, and/or use different cocoa powder.

  52. 5 stars
    These Blueberry Oats were Blissful!! We really enjoyed and the crumble makes it complete!! 🫐 we loved them!!

    1. Woo!! I’m so pumped you loved these overnight oats, Suzy! Thanks for making them and coming back to leave a review. I really appreciate it!

  53. 5 stars
    I had Zucchini Bread overnight oats for breakfast this morning and I wasn’t disappointed. You wouldn’t know you were eating a vegetable for breakfast! I will definitely be having this again!
    I didn’t add the maple syrup, as the protein powder I used was quite sweet.

  54. 5 stars
    These are my sons favorite so I made them for his return from deployment this morning and of course they are DELISH as always!! 🇺🇸♥️✈️

    1. Yay! I’m so glad these overnight oats have been a hit, Suzy! So glad you got to make them for your son. Thanks for the review. I so appreciate it!

  55. 5 stars
    Tried the peach variation today, and wow! Loved the combination! Peaches are one of my favorite fruits so I normally eat them “raw”. Never thought of incorporaring it in my overnights bhte the fresh and sweetness from the peach just elevates it and makes it perfect! Thank you for sharing this 😍

    1. Woo!! I love hearing this, Catarina! I’m so glad you enjoyed these overnight oats. Thanks so much for the review. I really appreciate it!

  56. 5 stars
    Made the strawberry overnight oats and they were delicious! I am already looking forward to eating them again for breakfast tomorrow. Can’t wait to try more variations!

    1. Yay! That’s so wonderful, Lauren! I’m so glad they were a hit. Thanks for the review! I really appreciate it!!

  57. Last night I made the basic overnight oats recipe with plain greek yogurt (minus the chia seeds) for breakfast this morning. I added about a teaspoon of honey, 1/4 chopped apple, and 1/2 sliced banana to it this morning, and WOWZA! It was fantastic! I am so excited to try other variations on what will be my go-to summer breakfast. Thank you for the idea!

    1. Woo!! I love hearing this, Rebecca! I’m so glad they were a hit! Thanks so much for the review. I really appreciate it!

  58. 5 stars
    Tried the peaches and cream variety today and all I can say is I’m s”peach”less!!! Delightfully delicious 😋 🍑

    1. Woo!! I’m so glad these overnight oats were a hit, Suzy! Thanks so much for the review and star rating. I so appreciate it!

  59. 5 stars
    Banana bread overnight oats are surprisingly one of my favorites and I’ve tried a lot of the variations! They were perfectly sweet and so delicious. I added a drizzle of peanut butter and next time I’ll probably do a few mini chocolate chips too! 😀

    1. I’m so glad you enjoyed these overnight oats, Rachel! Makes me so happy to hear! Thanks for the review 🙂

  60. 5 stars
    I made the blueberry variation. I didn’t have fresh blueberries but frozen worked just fine in case anyone else is wondering. The crumble topping was scrumptious.

    1. I’m so glad these blueberry overnight oats were a hit, Rachel! Thanks so much for the review. It means the world to me!

    2. 5 stars
      Tried the peach variation today, and wow! Loved the combination! Peaches are one of my favorite fruits so I normally eat them “raw”. Never thought of incorporaring it in my overnights bhte the fresh and sweetness from the peach just elevates it and makes it perfect! Thank you for sharing this 😍

  61. 5 stars
    Cherry Cheescake Overnight oats are my new favorite! Its just like eating dessert for breakfast, but tonnes healthier!! They were creamy, with the subtle taste of cherries and a little crunch from the graham cracker crumb. I made mine with Oat milk as I had run out of almond milk.

  62. 5 stars
    Can’t seem to go wrong with any of these flavors. Cherry cheesecake was good, trying the cold brew overnight oats next!

    1. Woo! I’m so glad you’re loving all the different overnight oats, Molly! Let me know how the cold brew ones turn out :). Thanks so much for the review. I really appreciate it!

  63. 5 stars
    Sunday’s are fundays and we loved ♥️Starting ours off with these delightful chocolate chip oats!!!

    1. Yay! That’s a great way to start Sunday off! So glad these overnight oats were a hit, Suzy! Thanks for the review 🙂

  64. 5 stars
    Chocolate Banana ovenight oats are lovely. They’re not too sweet and not too chocolately for breakfast. I’m so pleased that this recipe makes two portions, as I get to have them again tomorrow!

    1. Woo! I’m so glad you’re loving this overnight oats, Susannah! Thanks for the review. It means the world to me!

  65. 5 stars
    Chocolate banana overnight oats are amazing. Not too sweet and not too chocolatey for breakfast. So pleased that this made two portions, as I can have it again tomorrow!

    1. Yay! I’m pumped you loved these overnight oats, Sam! Thanks so much for the review 🙂

  66. 5 stars
    These Cherry 🍒 cheesecake oats with homemade Graham Crackers are Cherrilicious!! We loved them!!

    1. Woo! I’m so glad it was a hit, Suzy! Thanks so much for the review. I really appreciate it!

  67. 5 stars
    I am not a huge oats or oatmeal person in general but EBFs overnight oats recipes have been a total game changer! They are so delicious, filling/satisfying, healthy, and easy! Thank you Brittany for even more amazing recipes!

    1. Ah yay! So glad you’ve been loving all the overnight oats, Jen!! Thanks for the review 🙂

  68. 5 stars
    Yummy! I made the strawberry overnight oats and they were delicious! It was an easy, on the go breakfast that satisfied my sweet tooth without feeling guilty! Thanks!

    1. Yay!! I’m so glad these overnight oats were a hit, Melissa! Thanks so much for the review. I really appreciate it!

  69. 5 stars
    I had Protein Overnight Oats today with all the toppings. Another winning combination! Try it, you won’t be disappointed!

  70. 5 stars
    I recommended the carrot cake overnight oats. I topped mine with Greek yoghurt & walnuts, delicious! I started off with 1/2tbsp maple syrup, but added the other half tbsp in the morning, as it wasn’t quite sweet enough for me. I will definitely be having this for breakfast again.

    1. Yay! I’m so glad these overnight oats were a hit, Susannah! I love the toppings you used, so yummy! Thanks for the review and star rating. I really appreciate it!

    1. Yay!! So glad you loved the coffee overnight oats, Suzy. Thanks for trying them and for the review. I so appreciate it!

  71. 5 stars
    I made the brownie batter overnight oats and OMG they were INCREDIBLE! I was skeptical that they would actually taste like brownie batter but boy was I wrong. I have tried overnight oats before that were decent but never made me fall in love. The texture and flow or of these was perfect and I am now most definitely in love! I cannot wait to try out some of the other varieties too.

  72. 5 stars
    One of my family’s favourite breakfasts! And so easy to customize to everyone’s taste. I will make a big batch the night before and portion it out and let everyone choose their toppings or mix ins.

    1. Yay!! So glad you loved the overnight oats, Lindsey!! Thanks for making them and for the review. I so appreciate it!

  73. 5 stars
    Today I had Apple Pie overnight oats. Wow, these were so good! As well as topping with the chopped apple, I added peanut butter, walnuts & hemp hearts 😋

    1. So glad you loved the apple pie version, Susannah! Thanks for the review. I so appreciate it!

  74. 5 stars
    I’ve always been a fan of hot oats, whether they be rolled, steel cut, blended or baked, but for some reason was skeptical of overnight oats. After looking through the different flavor options on the site, I decided they looked to good not to try, and I wasn’t wrong! All the different varieties are amazing and I’ve been convinced that cold oats can be good too! These will be my new summer go to!

    1. So glad you gave these a try and loved them, Rachel! Thanks for making my recipe and for the review. I so appreciate it!

  75. 5 stars
    I will be honest … I was a skeptic of overnight oats cold. I tried them once before and was not thrilled. When I saw the peanut butter cup overnight oats recipe I had to try them again. I am so glad that I did. They are delicious. I think the key is adding protein powder. I am excited to try the other variations out.

    1. So glad you loved the recipe, Tammy!! Thanks so much for giving it a shot and for coming back to leave a review. I so appreciate it!

  76. 5 stars
    Thank you for sharing this overnight oat recipe and all the variations. Great recipe for meal prepping. I’m not a fan of oatmeal because of the texture but the flavor of the oats were delicious. I added raspberry, lemon juice and slicered almonds for lemon raspberry overnight oats. 😋

    1. So glad you love the overnight oats recipe, Brittany!! Thanks for trying it and for coming back to leave a review. I so appreciate it!

  77. 5 stars
    Absolute breakfast staple! The options are endless and it’s so easy to whip up a batch for the week. The cold brew version is by far my favorite, I love it!

    1. Yay!! I’m so glad these overnight oats were a hit, Nichole! Thanks so much for making them and coming back to leave a review. I really appreciate it!

  78. 5 stars
    Felt like I was on vacation somewhere tropical with this oats recipe. Tasty without being overly sweet!!

    1. I’m so glad you enjoyed these overnight oats, Suzy! Thanks so much for the review. It means the world to me!

  79. 5 stars
    LOVE this recipe for overnight oats! I’ve added granola and fruit in the morning, and it’s been my favorite breakfast meal prep recipe I’ve found in a while! So tasty and leaves me full for a while.

  80. 5 stars
    I tried the chocolate chip overnight oats. Very good, but not my favorite out of all the ones of yours I’ve tried. I like having a variety though so I’m sure I will be making that recipe again. Just not as often as some others. I like that you have some without protein powder. I use protein powder but sometimes it’s nice to have a break from it.

  81. 5 stars
    I want to try them all! The strawberries and cream was delicious! I love almond extract but it was a bit powerful for me. Maybe because it sat over two nights before I ate it? Regardless I’d probably cut the almond extract in half next time, but it was still delicious and I will definitely be making it again.

  82. 5 stars
    I made the overnight protein oats as my first attempt, and it’s a recipe I plan to continue using! I liked how easy it was to make non-dairy, as many recipes utilize yogurt. Thank you for all of the great ideas and tips for customization!

    1. Yay! I’m so glad you enjoyed this overnight oats recipe, Windee! Thanks for the review 🙂

  83. 5 stars
    I love overnight oats but recently I’ve become addicted to having them for lunch. I make them in the morning and then take them to work ready for lunchtime. At home I love them with cacao powder, pb and banana. For work they need to be but free so I tend to add a scoop of protein powder in. So simple and so many variations I can never get bored. Thank you for all the great suggestions.

    1. I’m so glad you’re enjoying these overnight oats, Fiona! Thanks so much for the review. I really appreciate it!

  84. 5 stars
    I have made several of your overnight oats! My favorites are the cold brew and peanut butter. I prefer them heated up a little but can eat then cold as well. Can’t wait to try more!

    1. Yay! I’m so glad you’re enjoying these overnight oats, Liza! Thanks so much for the review. I really appreciate it!

  85. 5 stars
    Thank you for so many fun variations to try! Overnight oats are a staple in our house but I am burned out on my usual mix-ins… until now! You definitely came to the rescue with some new spins I am so excited to make ASAP.

    1. Woo! I love hearing this, Nikki! I’m so glad you’re enjoying all of the variations. Thanks for the review. I really appreciate it!

  86. 5 stars
    These are so yummy, healthy, and efficient! They are great for when you know you will be short on time in the morning, but still want something nutritious! I like to make the basic oo and then customize in the morning depending on what I’m craving!

    1. Yay! I’m so glad you’re enjoying these overnight oats, Becca! Thanks for the review 🙂

  87. 5 stars
    I meal prep these recipes weekly. They are satisfying and filling. I actually use 1 T of chia seeds and I do not notice a difference. I love that you use Greek yogurt in here, I think it adds that extra creaminess to the oats. Thank you!

    1. Yay!! I’m so glad you’re enjoying this overnight oats, Lauren! Thanks for making them and coming back to leave a review. I really appreciate it!

  88. 5 stars
    I made the basic overnight oats recipe for my husband last week and he’s been eating them twice a day (for breakfast and a snack) for 2 weeks! We love trying different milks for flavor and consistency but they all turn out super creamy, filling, and delicious! These oats in many variations will be on our menu for years to come!

    1. Yay!! I love hearing this, Mimi! So glad these overnight oats have been a hit! Thanks for the review 🙂

  89. 5 stars
    These overnight oat recipes are a home run if you are trying to eat more healthy. The ability to make these delicious recipes the day before is the secret to staying on track with a healthy lifestyle. The chocolate banana overnight oats are my favorite. But you really can’t go wrong with any of her recipes. Make up a few at a time and breakfast will be a breeze AND healthy!

    1. Yay! I’m so glad you’ve been enjoying this overnight oats, Mindy! Thanks for making them and coming back to leave a review. It means the world to me!

  90. 5 stars
    I am so excited to prep the strawberry shortcake recipe! Oatmeal was always a favorite breakfast of mine but I moved to South Florida and it is HOT but I need them back in my life.

  91. 5 stars
    Thank you so much for these! I love overnight oats and there is such a great variety here. We can only eat eggs and oatmeal for breakfast, so it’s incredibly helpful to have a wide variety of options. Love your recipes!

  92. 5 stars
    Love your ideas for this classic recipe. I usually make 3-4 at a time. I eat them for breakfast but also lunch or a snack 🙂

  93. 5 stars
    This is my go to overnight oats recipe! Such an easy and nutritious base– I love mixing it up by adding different fruits, nuts, seeds and spices.

    1. I’m so glad you’re enjoying these overnight oats, Nicole! Thanks for the review and star rating. I really appreciate it!

  94. 5 stars
    This is the easiest breakfast. With a new baby it makes for a fast and delicious breakfast. Highly recommend.

    1. Yay! So glad you’re enjoying these overnight oats, Melissa! Thanks for the review 🙂

  95. 5 stars
    Easiest breakfast meal prep ever! I just tried the cold brew coffee overnight oats and both my husband and I loved it. Why have I never thought of adding coffee to my overnight oats until now?! Thank you for the delicious recipe.

    1. Yay!! I’m so glad these over night oats were a hit, Sara! Thanks so much for the review 🙂

  96. 5 stars
    I made my overnight oats topped with sliced banana, raisins, and a big ole dollop of sunflower butter. It was a perfect spring morning breakfast. So good!

    1. Yay! I’m so glad you’re enjoying these overnight oats, Victoria! Love those toppings so yummy! Thanks for the review. I really appreciate it!

  97. 5 stars
    I tried Overnight oats some years ago and i hated them. Then I came across your recipe, the photos was so juicy that I had to replicate it.
    Never gave up on them! They’re in my top3 favourite breakfast!!

    1. Woo!! I love hearing this, Virginia! Thanks so much for the review. It means the world to me!

  98. 5 stars
    So good! It’s so easy and perfect for busy mornings! I actually wasn’t late to work because it saved so much time to have breakfast ready already 😋😋

    1. Ahh yay!! So glad you’ve loving this recipe and yay for it saving you time in the morning! Thanks for making it and for the review. I appreciate it. 🙂

  99. Made this last night with come mango puree, coconut milk and greek yogurt! So delish it was like dessert!

  100. 5 stars
    As with every other recipe by Brittany, this one is a winner! I make variations of her overnight oats all the time and it’s my favorite breakfast! My 19 month old also loves them!

  101. 5 stars
    I made the basic overnight oats recipe and today added some PB and strawberries! It was delicious! I was a little hesitant about eating it cold but it was SO good! This breakfast is also so simple and make ahead makes meal planning SO easy! Thank you!!

  102. 5 stars
    Overnight oats are my go to breakfast in the mornings! I love how versatile they are.I top mine with nut butters and I love adding extra blueberries! So delicious!

    1. Yay!! So glad you’re enjoying these overnight oats, Gracen! Thanks for making them and coming back to leave a review. It means the world to me!

  103. 5 stars
    I love trying new recipes for overnight oats! Your basic recipe is so great and easy to adapt to make all kinds of yummy variations.

    1. Woo! I’m so glad you’re enjoying these overnight oats, Emma! Thanks for the review. I really appreciate it!

  104. 5 stars
    I love this overnight oat recipe!! Super easy got meal prep and on the go! Love how many different variations I can make with these and they always keep me super satisfied! Give them a try, you will not be disappointed!!

    1. I’m so glad you’re enjoying these overnight oats, Amy! Thanks for the review and star rating. I really appreciate it!!

  105. 5 stars
    I love your recipe for overnight oats. I make the basic one and when I get up in the morning I can toss in whatever fruit I have. Today, it’s pineapple topped with coconut for a pina colada flavour.

    1. Woo! This makes me so happy to hear, Julia! I love the piña colada flavor, so yummy! Thanks for the review and star rating. I really appreciate it!

  106. 5 stars
    I had the peanut butter overnight oats for breakfast today. They were delicious & so easy to prep. Just need to decide which version I’m going to make for tomorrow!

    1. Woo!! I love hearing this, Susannah! I’m so glad these overnight oats have been such a hit. Thanks for making them and coming back to leave a review. I really appreciate it!

  107. 5 stars
    I work in the healthcare field and need easy, on the go breakfasts that will fuel me all morning long. This recipe has saved my mornings and is SO yummy! I often eat it for lunch too! Thanks #eatingbirdfood for giving us the perfect creamy consistency with this recipe!

    1. Yay!! This makes me so happy to hear, Amanda! I’m so glad you’re enjoying these overnight oats. Thanks so much for the review. I really appreciate it!

  108. 5 stars
    I love overnight oats and all of the recipe variations are delicious! I’ve been making some version of overnight oats when meal prepping my breakfasts lately – which is especially helpful since I have a three month old daughter. They are quick to throw together, convenient and tasty to eat, and filling for busy days with an infant!

    1. I’m so glad you’ve been enjoying these overnight oats, Jamie! Thank you so much for the review. It means the world to me!

  109. Today I made the strawberry overnight oats! They were delicious and nutritious! Super easy and love having premade breakfast for a few days without having to put in too much time!!

    1. Woo!! This is so wonderful, Melanie! I’m so glad you’re enjoying these overnight oats. Thanks for the review 🙂

  110. 5 stars
    I was a baked oats team all the way – your ratios converted me – a hit for the entire family as everyone gets their own personal choice . Fast , easy , nutritious – grab and go to get our mornings going !!! And soooo good ! Converted me to mixing it up with the overnight oats !!! ❤️

    1. Yay!! I’m so glad these overnight oats were a hit, Anokhi! Thanks for the review and the star rating! I really appreciate it 🙂

  111. 5 stars
    Overnight oats are perfect for meal prep, and all these recipes are delicious! I recently made the banana bread overnight oats and they’re soooo good! My new favorite!

    1. Yay!! I’m so glad these overnight oats were a hit, Catie! Thanks for coming back to leave a review. I really appreciate it!

  112. 5 stars
    Overnight oats are my absolute favorite breakfast, and your recipes are all fantastic. I loved the Cinnamon Raisin (hello, anything with cinnamon!!) and the Carrot Cake, (omg!), and tonight I’m making the cherry cheesecake! Cheesecake for breakfast!!! What’s not to love. Thanks for being so creative in the kitchen because I totally love making all your recipes!

    1. Woo!! This makes me so happy to hear, Sarah! Thanks for coming back to leave a review and star rating. It means the world to me!

  113. 5 stars
    My new go-to! Its been so lovely to have this while working from home and making it a staple to make me eat breakfast and really enjoy it! I love adding a mashed banana, and berries on top! But really – no wrong way to do it 🙂 Thanks EBF!

    1. Woo!! This makes me so happy to hear, Samantha! I’m so glad you’ve been enjoying this recipe. Thanks for the review and star rating. I really appreciate it!

  114. 5 stars
    I use this base recipe for all the overnight oats I make! My favorite add ins are blueberries and the zest of a lemon, chopped apple and cinnamon, and banana, peanut butter, and cinnamon. Delicious!

    1. Woo!! That makes me so happy to hear, Carmen! I love all those add ins, so yummy! Thanks for the review. I so appreciate it!

  115. 5 stars
    Loved the brownie batter variation. Excited to try a few more. I love overnight oats. Especially as it warms up and a warm breakfast after a workout just doesn’t sound appealing.

    1. So glad you loved the brownie version! That’s one of my faves 🙂 Thanks for coming back to leave a review. I so appreciate it!

  116. 5 stars
    I love making overnight oats. I prefer them to making oatmeal the regular way. Your recipes are so easy to customize. I made the Peanut Butter Cup today. Yummy!

    1. So glad you loved the pb cup one, Lori! Thanks for making it and for coming back to leave a review. I so appreciate it!

  117. 5 stars
    I love the overnight oats recipes!!! Love the different variations of foods you can add to them, so you don’t get bored with the same recipes week after week!! This has definitely became a staple in my breakfast foods!

    1. I’m so pumped this recipe has been a hit, Amy! Thanks for the review. I really appreciate it!

  118. 5 stars
    The chocolate chip version was great! Perfectly creamy with the yogurt. I skipped the chia seeds and added a little bit of primal kitchen vanilla coconut collagen instead.

    1. Yay! I’m so glad you enjoyed this overnight oats recipe, Molly! Thanks for making it and coming back to leave a review. I really appreciate it!

  119. 5 stars
    Excellent Overnight Oats recipe. I mixed in chocolate chips and shredded unsweetened coconut. Delicious and filling.

    1. I’m so glad you’re enjoying this overnight oats recipe, Kim! I love the mix ins you used! Thanks for the review. I really appreciate it!

  120. 5 stars
    Love this basic recipe! it’s my go to because I like to get creative with the add in’s. Having a starter recipe like this makes it so easy to customize your oats based on whatever you’re feeling that day.

    1. I’m so glad you’re enjoying these overnight oats, Nicole! Thanks for the review. I really appreciate it!

  121. 5 stars
    Love this basic recipe! it’s my go to because I like to get creative with the add in’s. Having a starter recipe like this makes it so easy to customize your oats based on whatever you’re feeling that day. I usually top in the morning with extra fruit, nuts, seeds, coconut etc.

    1. So glad you’re enjoying this recipe, Nicole! All of those add ins are so good! Thanks for the review. It means the world to me!

  122. 5 stars
    Love all your stuff. This is my first time trying overnight oats. I made the zucchini bread version and added some protein powder. I am paramedic and when work is busy it’s key to have already made snacks in my packed lunch. I’ll be adding overnight oats to the mix! Thanks!

  123. 5 stars
    I love this recipe! Love the way you can change up the toppings/flavors! I am lactose intolerant so use unsweetened vanilla almondmilk & omit the yogurt. I love it this way! It reminds me of a bowl of cereal that I haven’t been able to have for years!

    1. Yay! I’m so glad you’re enjoying the overnight oats, Darby! Thanks for coming back to leave a review. I really appreciate it!

  124. 5 stars
    I love your overnight oats recipes. They have been a huge hit over here for myself and 3 y.o. Thank you!

    1. Woo!! So glad you’re loving the overnight oats. That makes me so happy to hear, Lauren. Thanks for coming back to leave a review. It means the world to me.

  125. 5 stars
    I love your site! I just winged it and used 1 tbsp chia seed. Of course, I should always check Eating Bird Food first 🙂 Future note to self. Hoping for the best on this batch.

      1. 5 stars
        Thanks for asking! Just fine. I found out overnight oats are quite forgivable 🙂 I have been making daily now without the chia seeds, but with rolled oats, almond milk, and apple pie spice! Do you have a favorite rolled oats brand?

  126. 5 stars
    Overnight Oats are one of the best recipes and rescues for next day early morning breakfasts. They are super healthy and delicious and provides a lot of energy with different combinations of fruits. Rolled oats

  127. 5 stars
    I will just say thank you for these recepies!I love it! Me and my son (who is not a healthy eater!) are making them every evening.

  128. 5 stars
    This recipe is so versatile! It’s a great base to start with and also one of my babies favourite breakfasts!

  129. 5 stars
    THE most important recipe of my life as a new mom. Ive made a few containers of this every week for the past year and it’s the only way I’m eating breakfast while taking chasing around my newly-mobile baby! It would be such a cute gift to a new mom to make a gift basket with mason jars and the ingredients to make this with a printed out recipe card.

    1. Ahh yay, so glad this recipe has been helpful for you as a new mama. 🙂 Thanks so much for taking the time to leave a comment + star rating. I so appreciate it.

  130. 5 stars
    I’ve made this twice now and quadruple the batch to last enough for a few mornings. I’m addicted!!! Such a nice change from regular hot oats. Perfect for summertime. I add in cinnamon, chia seeds and ground flax too! Then in the mornings I top with banana, blueberries, and nut butter.

    1. Yay!! So glad you’re loving the overnight oats, Mallory. Thanks for taking the time to come back to leave a comment + star rating. I really appreciate it. 🙂

  131. 5 stars
    I made the basic recipe of the overnight oats and they turned out amazing!! I made them and ate them the same day after letting them sit in the fridge for about 4 hours, the oats turned so soft and can’t get over how creamy they tasted! I topped mine with sliced banana, peanut butter and a little jelly. I will be making again ASAP, thank you Brittany for this easy delicious recipe 😊

    1. Yay!! So glad you enjoyed the overnight oats, Maggie! You’ll never get bored of them because there’s so many flavor combos. 🙂

  132. Can you email me the nutrition facts please. My husband is on dialysis and needs a strict diet and I love your recipes.

  133. 5 stars
    I’ve been making overnight oats for about two years now and wanted to try some different combinations. I absolutely loved your strawberry shortcake, the almond extract really pops the flavor! I have always been wary of using peaches but I did try your peach recipe and we really enjoyed it so I will make it again sometime. I haven’t had a chance to make the cherry yet. I also made the blueberry but cheated and used granola since I already had that and didn’t have the ingredients to make the crumble topping. I’m happy to have found new flavors to add into our oat rotation.

  134. How many days in advance could you make these? I.e could I make 5 sets on a Sunday night ready for each morning?

    1. Can you sub the almond milk for regular 1%, sour cream or regular yogurt for the greek and flax seed for chia? I’m interested in trying the strawberry one first. I have heard good things about chia seeds though, but right now we have flax so I’d be interested in learning how they differ in their health benefits.

      1. You can totally use these swaps and I think they will work just fine, but I think sour cream is going taste a little more sour than yogurt so you might need to add more sweetness. Let me know if you try it!

    1. The peach pie is delicious and perfect right now while peaches are seasonal, ripe and juicy. Can’t wait to hear what you think of it.

    1. Vanilla you find in the baking section of the grocery store. It’s a Flavoring. Also known as Vanilla Extract. Hope this helps.

  135. Have you tried this with steel-cut oats? I don’t know if it would work–I’m not any kind of cook, so I have no idea.

  136. Obsessed with overnight oats for easy yet delicious meal prep! Can’t wait to try these summer flavors 🙂

  137. I wish I didn’t have to click out of feedly now to read your posts. It makes me much less likely to read your content.