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Classic Overnight Oats

This is the classic overnight oatmeal recipe. Made with rolled oats, chia seeds, milk, yogurt, and optional sweeteners. Overnight oats are a great quick and healthy breakfast! You can make overnight oatmeal ahead for 3-4 days worth of ready to eat healthy breakfasts !
5 from 2 votes
Prep Time 5 mins
resting time 8 hrs
Total Time 5 mins
Course Breakfast
Cuisine American
Servings 1 person
Calories 319 kcal


  • Mason jar


  • ½ cup rolled (old fashioned) oatmeal low FODMAP & Gluten Free use Gluten Free Oats
  • 1 tablespoon chia seeds
  • ¼ cup plain yogurt low FODMAP & Vegan use almond milk yogurt
  • ¾ cup milk of choice low FODMAP & Vegan use almond milk
  • 1 tablespoon maple syrup or honey (optional for sweetness) low FODMAP & Vegan use maple syrup


  • Shake or stir all ingredients together in a mason jar.
    Refrigerate overnight.
  • Eat hot or cold.
    It will thicken the more you heat it, so add more milk as needed if you are heating it.



Nutrition facts on this recipe are just an estimate and may vary based on the ingredients you choose


Serving: 1jarCalories: 319kcalCarbohydrates: 38gProtein: 17gFat: 10gSaturated Fat: 2gPolyunsaturated Fat: 3.5gMonounsaturated Fat: 0.35gCholesterol: 3mgSodium: 183mgPotassium: 564mgFiber: 9gSugar: 3gVitamin A: 375IUCalcium: 908mgIron: 15.13mg
Keyword oatmeal, oats, oatsovernight, overnightoats, vanillaoats
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