Overnight Oats

Overnight Oats

Serves: 1 Prep time: 5 minutes


1/2 c. old-fashioned oats*

1/2 c. non-dairy milk

1/2 tsp pure maple syrup or honey

1/4 tsp pure vanilla extract

For serving, optional: fresh fruit, sliced or slivered almonds, other nuts or nut butter, etc.

**Substitute for gluten-free oats if desired


  1. Combine oats, milk, maple syrup, and vanilla in a mason jar or bowl. Seal with a lid and shake to mix, or stir if using a bowl. (If making a larger batch, you can stir the ingredients together in a bowl.)
  2. Refrigerate overnight or at least 6 hours and up to 4 days. Stir and add toppings right before serving.
  3. Before serving stir and add any preferred toppings such as peanut butter, chia seeds, blueberries, yogurt, dried fruit, honey, almonds, banana, nuts, etc.

Wake up to a heart-healthy and rich breakfast with this recipe for overnight oats so that you can start your day off full of energy!