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glass bowl full of overnight oats with strawberries and blueberries
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Overnight Oats

Want a quick and healthy meal for breakfast? Make overnight oats! They only take a few minutes of preparation the night before and then in the morning they are ready to go!
Prep Time3 mins
Resting time8 hrs
Total Time8 hrs 3 mins
Course: Breakfast
Cuisine: American
Keyword: easy, fast, healthy, hearty, quick
Servings: 1 person
Calories: 344kcal
Author: In the Kitchen with Matt


  • Mason jar that holds at least 2 cups (16 ounces or 480ml)
  • Lid
  • spoon
  • knife for slicing fruit


  • 1/2 cup old-fashioned oats 50g
  • 1 tbsp. white granulated sugar 15g
  • 1/2 tsp. ground cinnamon 2g
  • pinch of salt less than 1g
  • 1 cup whole milk 1%, 2%, Almond Milk, Coconut Milk, Water, etc.
  • Strawberries Blueberries, Blackberries, Raisins, Chia Seeds, Nuts, etc.


  • Place the old fashioned rolled oats in a jar or bowl. Then add the sugar, salt, and cinnamon. Mix them together with a spoon or fork.
  • Pour in your choice of liquid, milk, water, almond milk, etc. are all good choices. Give the oats a stir.
  • Add any fruit and nuts that you would like. 1/2 cup is a decent amount of fruit, you could use all of one kind of a variety. I like to use all of one and then top it off when another kind when I am ready to eat it.
  • Secure the lid on top of the jar or add a plastic wrap to the bowl and place it in the fridge overnight.
  • The next morning it will be ready to eat. Top it off with whatever else you like and enjoy! It is really that simple.



Note - the nutritional facts will vary depending on the sweetener you use and the fruit and other extras. The below facts are with 1/2 cup of strawberries and the rest of the ingredients that same. 
List of nutritional facts for overnight oats