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10 Healthy Overnight Oats Recipes

10 Healthy Overnight Oats Recipes

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This make-ahead breakfast is not only a delicious but also healthy and sustaining. Here are my top 10 healthy overnight oats recipes that will have you looking forward to waking up in the morning every single day.

Overnight oats is the ideal breakfast for those who are in a rush in the mornings. This make-ahead breakfast is not only a delicious but also healthy and sustaining. Rich in fibre, anti-oxidants, and calcium, this deliciously sweet breakfast can easily taste like an indulgent dessert if you want it to. Here are my top 10 healthy overnight oats recipes that will have you looking forward to waking up in the morning every single day.

The vanilla cake batter

Start with the basic, this simple vanilla overnight oat recipe is sure to get you started. These healthy overnight oats are delicious.

Ingredients:

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-1 jar or container with lid

-1 cup of porridge oats

-1 cup of Almond milk (or any milk of your choosing)

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-A splash of vanilla extract

-2 tablespoons of plant based yoghurt (or dairy yoghurt), use vanilla flavoured if possible

-1 teaspoon of chia seeds

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-1 tablespoon maple syrup (or any other liquid sweetener)

Instructions:

-Place yoghurt of your choice at bottom of chosen jar, then add all dry ingredients (oats and chia seeds) into the jar

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-Add maple syrup and vanilla extract, adjust those to your preference

-Pour in almond milk and mix until even

-Place into the fridge overnight and enjoy in the morning!

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The Apple Pie

For those who love good hold home made apple pies, recreate a healthy version of this in overnight oats with this recipe.

Ingredients:

-1 jar or container with lid

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-1 cup porridge oats

-1 1/2 cup Almond milk (or any milk of your choosing)

-A sprinkle of cinnamon

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-1/2 grated red apple

-2 tablespoon of plant based yoghurt (or dairy yoghurt)

-1 tablespoon maple syrup (or any other liquid sweetener)

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-1 teaspoon chia seeds

-2 teaspoon desiccated coconut

Instructions:

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-Place yoghurt of your choice at bottom of chosen jar, then add all dry ingredients (oats, desiccated coconut, and chia seeds), and shredded apple into the jar

-Add maple syrup and cinnamon, adjust those to your preference

-Pour in almond milk and mix until even

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-Place into the fridge overnight and enjoy in the morning!

The Strawberry Shortcake

Enjoy your favourite strawberry shortcake guilt free in this overnight oat dupe.

Ingredients:

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-1 jar or container with lid

-1 cup porridge oats

-1 1/2 cup coconut milk (or any milk of your choosing)

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-Handful chopped fresh strawberries (and more for topping)

-2 tablespoons of plant based yoghurt (or dairy yoghurt)

-A splash of vanilla extract

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-1 tablespoon agave syrup

-1 teaspoon chia seeds

-2 teaspoon desiccated coconut

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Instructions:

-Place yoghurt of your choice at bottom of chosen jar, then add all dry ingredients (oats, desiccated coconut, and chia seeds), and chopped strawberries

-Add agave syrup and vanilla extract adjust those to your preference

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-Pour in coconut milk and mix until even

-Place into the fridge overnight and enjoy in the morning! Be sure to serve with fresh strawberries

Chocolate Brownie

For those chocoholics out there, you can now enjoy chocolate in the form of overnight oats for breakfast guilt free and decadent.

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Ingredients:

-1 jar or container with lid

-1 cup of porridge oats

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-1 cup of hazelnut milk or cashew milk (or any milk of your choosing)

-1 teaspoon raw cocoa powder

-A sprinkle of sea salt

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-2 tablespoons of plant based yoghurt (or dairy yoghurt)

-1 teaspoon of chia seeds

-1 tablespoon maple syrup (or any other liquid sweetener)

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-1 teaspoon raw cocoa nibs

Instructions:

-Place yoghurt of your choice at bottom of chosen jar, then add all dry ingredients (oats, chia seeds, sea salt, cocoa nibs, and cocoa powder) into the jar

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-Add maple syrup, adjust those to your preference

-Pour in hazelnut or cashew milk and mix until even

-Place into the fridge overnight and enjoy in the morning!

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The Carrot Cake

Again, a decadent dessert that is transformed into a healthy breakfast. If you love carrot cake, this one is for you! You’ll love these healthy overnight oats!

Ingredients:

-1 jar or container with lid

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-1 cup of porridge oats

-1 cup of Almond milk (or any milk of your choosing)

-1/4 cup grated carrots

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-A splash of vanilla extract

-2 tablespoons of plant based yoghurt (or dairy yoghurt)

-1 teaspoon of chia seeds

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-1 tablespoon maple syrup (or any other liquid sweetener)

-2 teaspoon desiccated coconut

-A sprinkle of pecans, chopped

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-A sprinkle of cinnamon

Instructions:

-Place yoghurt of your choice at bottom of chosen jar, then add all dry ingredients (oats, chia seeds, cinnamon, and pecans), and shredded carrot into the jar

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-Add maple syrup and vanilla extract, adjust those to your preference

-Pour in almond milk and mix until even

-Place into the fridge overnight and enjoy in the morning!

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The Blueberry Muffin

Switch up your favourite blueberry muffin with this overnight oat recipe!

Ingredients:

-1 jar or container with lid

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-1 cup of porridge oats

-1 cup of coconut milk (or any milk of your choosing)

-A splash of vanilla extract

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-2 tablespoons of plant based yoghurt (or dairy yoghurt)

-A handful of fresh blueberries (and more for topping)

-1 teaspoon sugar-free natural blueberry compote

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-1 teaspoon of chia seeds

-1 tablespoon agave syrup (or any other liquid sweetener)

-2 teaspoon desiccated coconut

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Instructions:

-Place yoghurt of your choice at bottom of chosen jar, then add all dry ingredients (oats, desiccated coconut, and chia seeds), fresh blueberries, and blueberry compote

-Add agave syrup and vanilla extract adjust those to your preference

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-Pour in coconut milk and mix until even

-Place into the fridge overnight and enjoy in the morning! Be sure to serve with fresh blueberries

Bananas Foster

Who doesn’t love a banana flambé, enjoy this luxurious dessert for breakfast with this overnight oat recipe! Although this one takes a little longer, its definitely worth the effort.

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Ingredients:

-1 jar or container with lid

-1 cup of porridge oats

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-1 cup of Almond milk (or any milk of your choosing)

-1 ripe banana, sliced

-A splash of vanilla extract

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-2 tablespoons of plant based yoghurt (or dairy yoghurt)

-1 teaspoon of chia seeds

-2 sprinkles of cinnamon, keep separate

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-1 tablespoon maple syrup (or any other liquid sweetener)

-2 teaspoon unrefined coconut sugar

-1/2 teaspoon coconut oil

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Instructions:

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-Place yoghurt of your choice at bottom of chosen jar, then add all dry ingredients (oats, cinnamon, and chia seeds) into the jar

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-Add maple syrup and vanilla extract, adjust those to your preference

-Pour in almond milk and mix until even

-Place oat mixture in the fridge

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-In a small frying pan heat coconut oil, add banana slices when the oil is melted

-Add cinnamon and coconut sugar and cook until melted and bubbling

-Serve cooked bananas on overnight oats and enjoy!

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Tropical lover

This overnight oat recipe is sure to give you those wonderful tropical summer vibes, filled with fresh and sweet vibrant fruits.

Ingredients:

-1 jar or container with lid

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-1 cup of porridge oats

-1 cup of coconut milk (or any milk of your choosing)

-Handful of chopped mango

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-Handful of diced pineapple

-1 tablespoon coconut cream (optional)

-2 tablespoons of plant based yoghurt (or dairy yoghurt)

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-1 teaspoon of chia seeds

-1 tablespoon agave syrup (or any other liquid sweetener)

-2 teaspoons of desiccated coconut

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Instructions:

-Place yoghurt of your choice at bottom of chosen jar, then add all dry ingredients (oats, desiccated coconut, and chia seeds), chopped mango, and diced pineapple into the jar

-Add maple syrup and coconut cream, adjust those to your preference

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-Pour in coconut milk and mix until even

-Place into the fridge overnight and enjoy in the morning!

PB&J

Bringing this childhood staple favourite and making it into overnight oat form will let you relive those memories every morning.

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Ingredients:

-1 jar or container with lid

-1 cup of porridge oats

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-1 cup of cashew milk (or any milk of your choosing)

-2 tablespoons of plant based yoghurt (or dairy yoghurt)

-1 scoop of all natural peanut butter

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-1 scoop all natural sugar free jam/compote

-1 teaspoon of chia seeds

-1 tablespoon maple syrup (or any other liquid sweetener)

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Instructions:

-Place yoghurt of your choice at bottom of chosen jar, then add all dry ingredients (oats and chia seeds), peanut butter, and jam/compote into the jar

-Add maple syrup and adjust those to your preference

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-Pour in cashew milk and mix until even

-Place into the fridge overnight and enjoy in the morning!

Mocha Latte

Why not achieve ultimate efficiency by combining your breakfast with your morning coffee. Enjoy this mocha latte overnight oat recipe with a slight kick of chocolate that is sure to give you your caffeine fix in the tastiest way. You won’t want to eat your oats any other way after trying these healthy overnight oats!

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Ingredients:

-1 jar or container with lid

-1 cup of porridge oats

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-1/2 cup of hazelnut milk (or any milk of your choosing)

-1/2 cup of coffee, cold

-1/2 teaspoon raw cocoa powder

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-A sprinkle of sea salt

-2 tablespoons of plant based yoghurt (or dairy yoghurt)

-1 teaspoon of chia seeds

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-1 tablespoon maple syrup (or any other liquid sweetener)

-1 teaspoon raw cocoa nibs

Instructions:

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-Place yoghurt of your choice at bottom of chosen jar, then add all dry ingredients (oats, chia seeds, sea salt, cocoa nibs, and cocoa powder) into the jar

-Add maple syrup, adjust those to your preference

-Pour in hazelnut and coffee and mix until even

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-Place into the fridge overnight and enjoy in the morning!

What do you think of these healthy overnight oats? Let us know in the comments below!

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