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vanilla overnight oats in a 12 ounce Mason jar topped with blueberries and sliced almonds.
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Vanilla Overnight Oats

Vanilla overnight oats are the perfect basic overnight oatmeal recipe. Top with your favorite fruits, nut butter, granola, or nuts.
Prep Time5 minutes
Fridge Time4 hours
Total Time4 hours 5 minutes
Course: Breakfast
Cuisine: American
Keyword: oats
Servings: 1 serving
Calories: 290kcal
Author: Kelsey Smith



  • ½ cup old fashioned rolled oats
  • ½ cup vanilla almond milk unsweetened
  • ¼ cup vanilla nonfat Greek yogurt
  • 1 tablespoon maple syrup
  • 1 teaspoon chia seeds
  • ¼ teaspoon pure vanilla extract
  • 1 pinch salt


  • Combine all of the ingredients in a 12 to 16-ounce bowl or jar, mixing until well combined.
  • Cover and refrigerate overnight or a minimum of four hours.
  • Remove from the fridge, stir the oatmeal, and serve. See Notes for topping ideas.



Topping suggestions: berries (pictured), banana, peaches, peanut butter, almond butter, sliced almonds (pictured), granola, hemp hearts, chocolate chips.
Storage: Refrigerate in an airtight container for up to 5 days. The old-fashioned oats will become softer over time.


Calories: 290kcal | Carbohydrates: 50g | Protein: 11g | Fat: 5g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 2g | Monounsaturated Fat: 2g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 2mg | Sodium: 146mg | Potassium: 260mg | Fiber: 6g | Sugar: 19g | Vitamin A: 77IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 294mg | Iron: 2mg