Easy Overnight Oats – Macro Friendly

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This is my favorite easy overnight oats recipe. It the perfect base for so many different flavor options and can be meal prepped for the week ahead. I love that it is a high fiber, high protein breakfast that is absolutely delicious.

creamy overnight oats in a glass jar topped with fresh strawberries and blueberries

What You Need

This is my base recipe for easy overnight oats. I have used it time and time again and it comes out perfectly every time. The best part is that you can customize the toppings and flavors to your preferences.

  • Rolled Oats
  • Milk of Choice – I prefer almond milk but will sometimes use Fairlife for a protein boost
  • Greek Yogurt – I use plain, unsweetened yogurt but using a flavored one is a good way to switch it up
  • Chia Seeds – these have both fiber and protein
  • Maple Syrup (optional) – I don’t add it to mine but my kids love the little touch of sweetness. You could also use your preferred sweetener
  • Protein Powder (optional) – I personally add protein powder every time because I am always trying to get enough protein into my diet. It also adds some flavor and sweetness, this is the one I use Isopure Protein Powder
easy overnight oats in a glass jar with a white lid, there is a bowl of fresh berries behind it

How To Make Easy Overnight Oats

  1. It is truly as easy as adding the oats, milk, yogurt and chia seeds to a jar or container and mixing together
  2. Then cover with a lid and let sit in the fridge overnight
  3. In the morning, add your favorite toppings and enjoy!
overnight oats in a glass jar topped with walnuts and freshly sliced bananas

Flavor Combinations

The flavor options are truly endless, these are just a few of my favorites

  • Fresh Berries & Peanut Butter for PB&J vibes
  • Bananas, Walnuts & Cinnamon
  • Chocolate Chips with Toasted Coconut ( I use Lily’s sugar free chocolate chips)
  • Strawberries & Nutella
  • Peanut Butter & Chocolate Chips
3 jars of overnight oats with various toppings - the focus is on a jar with toasted coconut and chocolate chips on top of the oats

FAQ

Do You Eat it Cold?

Yes! The oats are nice and tender after soaking overnight and you can just stir in your toppings and enjoy. But if you prefer it warm, you can transfer to a bowl and warm for 30-45 seconds in the microwave

Can You Use a Flavored Yogurt?

Absolutely and it is a great way to switch up the flavors. I have used a sugar free banana yogurt before to give it a banana cream pie taste, just top with whipped cream 🙂

What Do I Do if it’s too Thick?

I just stir in a splash of milk the next morning if I want to thin it out a bit

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Easy Overnight Oats

Sara
An Easy and Delicious Overnight Oats Recipe – with tons of different flavor options to choose from!
5 from 1 vote
Prep Time 5 minutes
Chill Time 8 hours
Total Time 8 hours 5 minutes
Course Breakfast
Cuisine American
Servings 1 serving
Calories 251 kcal

Ingredients
  

  • 1/4 cup Rolled Oats
  • 1/4 cup Unsweetened Almond Milk or milk of choice
  • 1/4 cup Plain Greek Yogurt
  • 1 tsp Chia Seeds
  • 1 scoop Protein Powder optional
  • 1 Tbls Maple Syrup (optional)

Instructions
 

  • Add the oats, milk of choice, yogurt and chia seeds to a jar or container and stir to combine
    Cover with lid and let sit in the fridge overnight
  • In the morning, add toppings of choice and enjoy!

Notes

*nutritional information does not include maple syrup or toppings and will vary based on milk or protein powder you use
The flavor options are truly endless, these are just a few of my favorites
  • Fresh Berries & Peanut Butter for PB&J vibes
  • Bananas, Walnuts & Cinnamon
  • Chocolate Chips with Toasted Coconut ( I use Lily’s sugar free chocolate chips)
  • Strawberries & Nutella
  • Peanut Butter & Chocolate Chips

Nutrition

Calories: 251kcalCarbohydrates: 24gProtein: 28gFat: 5gSaturated Fat: 1gPolyunsaturated Fat: 2gMonounsaturated Fat: 1gTrans Fat: 0.01gCholesterol: 64mgSodium: 178mgPotassium: 283mgFiber: 4gSugar: 3gVitamin A: 4IUVitamin C: 0.1mgCalcium: 320mgIron: 1mg
Keyword breakfast, gluten free, healthy
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