Easy Overnight Oats Recipes

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If you want to have a good day, start with a good breakfast! Try these easy overnight oats recipes.

Starting your morning off with a nourishing breakfast sets you up to have a productive day. A good breakfast energizes your body and provides it with the fuel it needs. It’s much more difficult to get through your to-do list when you’re exhausted, depleted, and HANGRY! So do yourself a favor and start your day off with a bowl of overnight oats.

Overnight oats are a breakfast superstar! Why? Because overnight oats are incredibly easy and fast to make—we’re talking 60 seconds the night before and 2 minutes in the morning. That’s fast! They’re also a great way to work more produce into your diet. Getting the recommended servings of fruits & veggies can be a challenge and overnight oats is a wonderful way to slip in a serving or 2 before the day even begins! Oh, and did we mention overnight oats are DELICIOUS?!

To make overnight oats, all you need to do is mix together rolled or “old fashion” oats with your choice of either milk, yogurt or kefir. The milk can be soy milk, almond milk, whole milk…whatever you have on hand. Once you mix together the oats and your liquid of choice, set the mixture in the refrigerator overnight. In the morning, add toppings to your oats and enjoy!

See the infographic below for some seriously delicious flavor variations. Feel free to experiment and make up your own flavor combinations.

Quick and Easy Overnight Oats Recipes

Have you discovered an amazing flavor combination for overnight oats? Be a pal & share in the comments below!

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About Lori

Lori Taylor is the Founder & CEO of The Produce Moms. For ten years she sold fresh produce to over 300 grocery stores throughout the United States, and today she is fully focused on working with the produce supply chain, media, and government to increase fresh produce access & consumption in the US and around the globe. Connect with Lori on LinkedIn.

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  1. I tried it. I added cranberries and pecans. It needs a little bit of sweetener for me but I don’t like artificial sweeteners.

      1. Porridge oats are cut or crushed, not flattened. The whole oat kernel is split into small oat fragments that are inconsistent in size and shape. Porridge oats are occasionally called Scottish oats or Irish oats, based on their respective country of origin.

    1. The nutrition from oatmeal comes from starch, and for the stomach to digest the starch it must get through thick membranes of the cells. The softer the membrane the easier it is for the starch to be accessed and digested. Some people like heating up the oatmeal and others like to soak them…you just never want to eat them dry!

    1. Hi, Brooke. The nutritional information would come from each of the ingredients that you would use to make your perfect overnight oats recipe! There are so many great options, and you can make what works best for you!

  2. Got a question…when you eat this, do you warm them up (and if so what’s the best way) or are they eaten cold?

    1. You eat it cold…I love these kind of meals…make it the night before then grab n go in the morning!

    2. I made this but left out the yogurt till after I heated it up (1 minute). I also added a bit more milk (used almond milk) before I heated it. Was really satisfying.