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Side view of 8 jars of overnight oats with flavor labels on a grey background. Flavors include: Almond Joy, Apple Cinnamon, Banana Nut, Blueberry, Carrot Cake, Peanut Butter & Jelly, Pumpkin Cranberry and Strawberry.

Overnight Oatmeal - 9 Ways

Overnight Oats - 9 Ways - healthy no-cook make-ahead oatmeal just perfect for busy mornings. Best of all, easy to customize with your favorite flavors. Almond Joy, Apple Cinnamon, Banana Nut, Blueberry, Carrot Cake, Peanut Butter & Jelly, Pumpkin Cranberry, Strawberry and Low Carb Grain Free Option.

Course Breakfast
Cuisine American
Keyword breakfast, make ahead, meal prep, no cook, oatmeal, overnight oats
Prep Time 5 minutes
Total Time 5 minutes
Servings 1 overnight oats
Calories 180 kcal
Author Kelly

Ingredients

OVERNIGHT OATS BASE RECIPE:

  • 1/2 cup rolled oats gluten free as needed
  • 2/3 - 3/4 cup almond milk or your favorite milk (for a non-vegan version - you can add half milk and half Greek yogurt for creaminess as well)
  • 2 teaspoons chia seeds

APPLE CINNAMON OVERNIGHT OATS:

  • 1/2 cup chopped apples (I used gala)
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1-2 teaspoons maple syrup honey or low carb liquid sweetener (optional)

BANANA WALNUT OVERNIGHT OATS:

  • 1/2 very ripe banana mashed or chopped for chunkier texture
  • 1 teaspoon maple syrup honey or low carb liquid sweetener
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 teaspoon nutmeg ,optional
  • 2 Tablespoon walnuts chopped, for topping
  • banana slices for topping, optional

ALMOND JOY OVERNIGHT OATS:

  • 2 teaspoons maple syrup honey or low carb liquid sweetener
  • 1/2 Tablespoon cocoa powder
  • 1 Tablespoon unsweetened shredded coconut
  • 1 Tablespoon slivered or sliced almonds

STRAWBERRY OVERNIGHT OATS:

CARROT CAKE OVERNIGHT OATS:

  • 1 Tablespoon maple syrup honey or low carb sweetener
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1 Tablespoon grated carrots plus more for topping (if desired)
  • 1/2 Tablespoon shredded coconut plus more for topping
  • 1 teaspoon chopped pecans
  • 1/2 teaspoon raisins optional, plus more for topping

BLUEBERRY VANILLA ALMOND BUTTER OVERNIGHT OATS:

  • 1/4 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
  • 1 Tablespoon almond butter
  • 1-2 teaspoons maple syrup , honey or low carb liquid sweetener
  • 1/4 cup fresh blueberries plus more for toppings

PEANUT BUTTER AND JELLY OVERNIGHT OATS:

  • 1/2 teaspoon coconut sugar or honey optional
  • 1/2 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
  • 2 Tablespoons seedless strawberry (or raspberry) jam plus more for layering
  • 2-3 Tablespoons smooth or crunchy peanut butter plus more for layering
  • 1 teaspoon freeze-dried strawberries for topping, optional
  • 1/4 teaspoon chopped peanuts for topping, optional

PUMPKIN CRANBERRY OVERNIGHT OATS:

  • 1/2 Tablespoon maple syrup
  • 1 Tablespoon pecans chopped
  • 1 Tablespoon pure pumpkin puree (canned or fresh)
  • 1/2 teaspoon pumpkin pie spice
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon pepitas plus more for topping
  • 1 teaspoon ground cranberries plus more for topping

Low Carb / Keto Overnight Oats

  • 1 tablespoon chia seeds
  • 2 tablespoon hemp seeds
  • 1 tablespoon coconut flour
  • 1/4 cup unsweetened shredded coconut
  • 1/3 cup unsweetened almond milk
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 2-3 teaspoons Monkfruit sweetener , optional to taste

Instructions

Overnight Oats Base Recipe:

  1. Add oats, milk and chia seeds together in a mason jar, resealable container or a bowl. (If you like your oatmeal creamier, you can add more milk and less if you like them on the chunkier side - you can also add an extra 2 tablespoons yogurt (dairy free if needed) to make them creamier).

    Shake jar or mix and combine with a spoon. Seal and chill in the fridge for at least 4 hours or overnight.

    Enjoy cold or heat up in the microwave or stove-top.

Apple Cinnamon Overnight Oats:

  1. Add apples, cinnamon (and sweetener if desired) to a mason jar.

  2. Shake jar or mix and combine with a spoon. Seal and chill in the fridge for at least 4 hours or overnight. Enjoy cold or heat up in the microwave or stove-top.

  3. Serve with more milk as desired and top with additional chopped apples and ground cinnamon before serving, if desired.

Banana Walnut Overnight Oats:

  1. Add mashed banana and cinnamon to a mason jar

  2. Shake jar or mix and combine with a spoon. Seal and chill in the fridge for at least 4 hours or overnight. Enjoy cold or heat up in the microwave or stove-top.

  3. Serve with more milk as desired and top with fresh banana slices and walnuts before serving, if desired.

Almond Joy Overnight Oats:

  1. Add sweetener and cocoa powder.

  2. Shake jar or mix and combine with a spoon. Seal and chill in the fridge for at least 4 hours or overnight. Enjoy cold or heat up in the microwave or stove-top.

  3. Serve with more milk as desired and top with coconut, slivered almonds, and chocolate chips before serving, if desired.

Strawberry Overnight Oats:

  1. Add strawberries (and sweetener if desired).

  2. Shake jar or mix and combine with a spoon. Seal and chill in the fridge for at least 4 hours or overnight. Enjoy cold or heat up in the microwave or stove-top.

  3. Serve with more milk as desired and top with fresh strawberry slices before serving, if desired.

Carrot Cake Overnight Oats:

  1. Add sweetener, cinnamon, carrots, coconut, pecans, and raisins to a mason jar.

  2. Shake jar or mix and combine with a spoon. Seal and chill in the fridge for at least 4 hours or overnight. Enjoy cold or heat up in the microwave or stove-top.

  3. Serve with more milk as desired and sprinkle with additional coconut, pecans, and raisins before serving (optional)

Blueberry Vanilla Almond Butter Overnight Oats:

  1. Add vanilla, and blueberries (and sweetener if desired) to mason jar.

  2. Shake jar or mix and combine with a spoon. Seal and chill in the fridge for at least 4 hours or overnight. Enjoy cold or heat up in the microwave or stove-top.

  3. Serve with more milk as desired and top with fresh blueberries and almond butter before serving

Peanut Butter and Jelly Overnight Oats:

  1. Add sweetener (if using), peanut butter, jam and vanilla to the mason jar.

  2. Shake jar or mix and combine with a spoon. Seal and chill in the fridge for at least 4 hours or overnight. Enjoy cold or heat up in the microwave or stove-top.

  3. Serve with more milk as desired and top with another layer of peanut butter, jam, freeze-dried berries, and chopped peanuts before serving, if desired.

Pumpkin Overnight Oats:

  1. Add remaining ingredients to the mason jar
  2. Shake jar or mix and combine with a spoon. Seal and chill in the fridge for at least 4 hours or overnight. Enjoy cold or heat up in the microwave or stove-top.

  3. Serve with more milk as desired and top with more pepitas and cranberries before serving, if desired.

Keto Overnight Oats

  1. Add all the ingredients to a large container or jar with a lid.

    Stir until
    combined. Cover with lid and chill in the fridge for at least 4 hours.

    When ready to serve, remove lid and stir, pour with more milk until desired consistency is reached.

    Divide between two small bowls, add desired toppings/mix-ins and enjoy.

FOR MEAL PREP:

  1. Make 3-4 batches of your favorite flavors and store in separate mason jars or containers.

Recipe Video

Nutrition Facts
Overnight Oatmeal - 9 Ways
Amount Per Serving (1 serving (base only))
Calories 180 Calories from Fat 72
% Daily Value*
Fat 8g12%
Saturated Fat 2g10%
Sodium 51mg2%
Potassium 140mg4%
Carbohydrates 24g8%
Fiber 2g8%
Sugar 15g17%
Protein 3g6%
Vitamin A 45IU1%
Vitamin C 4.2mg5%
Calcium 67mg7%
Iron 1.3mg7%
* Nutrition facts are provided as a courtesy using the WPRM recipe calculator. It is best to make your own calculations to ensure accuracy. We expressly disclaim any and all liability of any kind with respect to any act or omission wholly or in part in reliance on anything contained in this website. Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.