16 Delicious Overnight Oats Recipes For Busy People


Cheap and simple to make, these overnight oats recipes are winners for folks who are short of time but still want wholesome, nutritious, and delicious breakfasts.

Best Overnight Oats Recipes

If you`re tired of the same old porridge then you`re going to love these 16 overnight oats recipes that we’ve picked out for you to try.

Do you have favourite recipe for overnight oats? If so, post it in the comments section at the bottom of this article as we would love to try it out!

1. Vanilla Chia Overnight Oats with Easy Stewed Rhubarb

Vanilla Chia Overnight Oats with Easy Stewed Rhubarb

Via The Full Helping

Rhubarb is not just for pie or crumble. Whip up this recipe for a colourful, sweet, vegan-friendly, treat.

2. Butter-Roasted Cherry Swirl Overnight Oats

Butter-Roasted Cherry Swirl Overnight Oats

Via How Sweet Eats

Cheap and simple to make, we recommend overnight oats for those who have busy lives but still want a wholesome, nutritious, and delicious breakfast. This recipe brings a little something different with the butter roasted cherries. The creator calls these “rich and silky and sweet and caramely”. Give this a go and we think you will agree.

3. Berry Chia Overnight Oats

Butter-Roasted Cherry Swirl Overnight Oats

Via Pinch Of Yum

Like all of these recipes, prep is the name of the game. Take the hassle out of your breakfast by making a batch of these days in advance. The addition of Chia seeds in these little crackers brings a good kick-start to your daily requirement of fiber, omega-3 fats, protein, vitamins and minerals. What’s not to love?

4. Strawberry, Maple & Pistachio Overnight Oats

Strawberry, Maple & Pistachio Overnight Oats

Via Charlotte`s Lively Kitchen

This recipe was inspired by the classic (and let’s face it, the none-too-healthy) maple and pecan Danish pastry. From that inspiration the recipe took on a life of its own. With pops of pistachio, green and strawberry red, this one tastes as good as it looks.

5. Overnight Oats With Pomegranate & Chocolate

Overnight Oats Recipe With Pomegranate & Chocolate

Via My Kitchen Love

A little naughty with the chocolate, but all good in moderation. This is a sweet treat to get you up and going in the morning.

6. Pecan Pie Overnight Oats Recipe

Pecan Pie Overnight Oats Recipe

Via Damn Delicious

It’s pecan pie in a bowl! Need we say more?

7. Cinnamon & Apricot Overnight Oats

Cinnamon & Apricot Overnight Oats

Via Kevin Is Cooking

Goji berries contain vitamin C, vitamin B2, vitamin A, iron, selenium and other antioxidants. Even better than that, they taste great. If you are looking for a sweet yet nutrient dense pick me up in the morning, this is the recipe for you.

8. Vegan Chocolate Overnight Oats

Vegan Chocolate Overnight Oats Recipe

Via Food Faith Fitness

Dig your spoon in for a mouth full of ooey-gooey vegan brownie batter! Go on, indulge that sweet tooth, because with this recipe you know you’re keeping it healthy.

9. Peach & Avocado Overnight Oats

Via Golubka Kitchen

With a combination of fluffy oats, sweet peach puree, juicy fresh berries, and creamy porridge it is not hard to see why the creator of this one is admittedly obsessed with it. Full of flavour, as well as healthy fats and fibre, this recipe has all that you want, and a little extra with the addition of Moringa Powder. Moringa is very nutritionally dense, containing all nine essential amino acids, along with vitamins A & C, iron and calcium, earning itself the label of a ‘superfood’.

10. Strawberry Banana Overnight Oats

Via Tastes Better From Scratch

This is a classic combination, so it is little wonder why it works so well for overnight oats.

11. Skinny Pumpkin Overnight Oats

Via Skinny Taste

Pumpkin is not just for Halloween folks. Simple and delicious, follow this recipe and each jar will give you 10g of protein for 269 Calories.

12. Creamy Mango & Banana Overnight Oats

Via Deliciously Ella

More than likely you will have given this combo a go for your morning smoothie, and if you love it as much as we do then you have to give this one a try. It is a real easy way to give your oats a tropical twist.

13. Banana & Peanut Butter Overnight Oats

Via Amuse Your Bouche

This is another classic flavour combination, and it is a classic for a reason.

14. Chunky Monkey Overnight Oats

Via Wife Mamma Foodie

Even the title of this recipe got our mouths watering. This is a real fun way to jazz up your oats, and as with all overnight oat recipes it doesn’t take long to put together. We feel this is a great one for those whose sweet tooth calls in the morning.

15. Mango Overnight Oats

Via Anchoo Journal

The recipe is as simple as the title suggests, but don’t let the simplicity fool you. This is a quick and easy breakfast you will find yourself returning to. Consider using frozen mango cubes which are typically a fraction of the price, and non the less sweet and nutritious.

16. Vanilla Raspberry Overnight Oats

Via Kims Cravings

This recipe packs in the fresh berries, and for added protein calls for a protein beverage to soak your oats in. The recipe is vegan friendly, but any protein beverage will do in a pinch.

Cheap and simple to make, these overnight oats recipes are epic for folks who are short of time but still want filling, nutritious and delicious breakfasts.

Scott is the owner and founder of Food For Fitness. He is a fat loss coach, speaker and fitness writer with a masters (MSc) degree in Applied Sports Nutrition.