Overnight Oats

Overnight oats are quick to prep the night before - in the morning, you can just grab your convenient mason jar from the fridge and breakfast is ready faster than you can say chia seeds! Recipe yields one half-pint (8oz) mason jar.

Course Breakfast
Prep Time 5 minutes
Chill Time 8 hours
Total Time 8 hours 5 minutes
Servings 1
Author breakfast for dinner


Basic Recipe:

  • 1/2 cup milk (diary milk / coconut milk / almond milk / etc)
  • 1 tablespoon chia seeds
  • 1 tablespoon maple syrup
  • 1/2 cup rolled oats

Add in options:

  • 1 teaspoon flax seeds
  • 1 tablespoon peanut butter & 1 tablespoon jam
  • 1 tablespoon peanut butter & top with sliced bananas in the morning
  • 1 tablespoons coconut flakes & 1/2 teaspoon coconut extract
  • 1 tablespoon pumpkin butter & 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • ...etc! The options are endless!


  1. In a half pint (8 oz) mason jar, stir together milk, chia seeds, and maple syrup. Add oats and stir again, making sure all oats are moistened.
  2. Stir in any of your add in options!
  3. Screw on mason jar lid and set in refrigerator overnight.
  4. In the morning, gently stir, and eat!