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9 Easy & Healthy Overnight Oat Recipes 

food | 5 min read

Time in the morning is precious. The last thing you want to do before a 14-hour shift is clean dishes after making breakfast! Taking 5 minutes the night before to prep is a game changer! Take your overnight oats out the fridge and enjoy immediately or pop them in your insulated compartment in your backpack.
 

overnight oat tips

Pack them for breakfast or an energizing snack at work! Mason jars are trendy but flat plastic containers are cheaper, lighter, won't shatter, and perfectly fit in our Happy Teeth Backpack😉

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9 healthy overnight oat ideas 

Below are 9 delicious, healthy, and energizing overnight oat recipes for healthcare workers.

1. cinnamon bun overnight oats

Prep Time: 5 minutes
Serves: 4
Calories per serving: 211

Ingredients:

Produce
1/4 cup Sultana raisins
Breakfast Foods
1 cup Rolled oats
Baking & Spices
2 tbsp Brown sugar
1/2 tsp Cinnamon
1 pinch Salt
1/2 tsp Vanilla extract
Nuts & Seeds
2 tbsp Chia seeds
Dairy
1 1/3 cup Cashew milk
2/3 cup Greek yogurt, plain

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2. healthy brownie batter overnight oats

Prep Time: 5 minutes
Serves: 2
Calories per serving: 435

Ingredients:

Refrigerated
2 cups Vanilla almond milk, unsweetened
Breakfast Foods
1 cup Rolled oats, old fashioned
Canned Goods
2 scoops Protein powder
Condiments
1 tbsp Maple syrup
1 tbsp Peanut butter
Baking & Spices
2 tbsp Chocolate chips
2 tbsp Cocoa powder
1 pinch Sea salt
1 tsp Vanilla
Nuts & Seeds
2 tbsp Walnuts

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3. pumpkin pie quinoa overnight oats

Prep Time: 5 minutes
Serves: 4
Calories per serving: 217

Ingredients:

Produce
2/3 cup Pumpkin puree
Refrigerated
1 cup Almond milk
Breakfast Foods
1 cup Rolled oats
Canned Goods
1 scoop Vanilla protein powder, vegan
Condiments
2 tbsp Maple syrup
Pasta & Grains
1 cup Quinoa, cooked
Baking & Spices
1 tbsp Pumpkin pie spice
1 Pinch Sea salt
Nuts & Seeds
2 tbsp Chia seeds

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4. chunky monkey overnight oats 

Prep Time: 5 minutes
Serves: 1
Calories per serving: 376

Ingredients:

Produce
1/4 Banana
1 tsp Chocolate chips or cacao nibs, mini
Breakfast Foods
1/3 cup Rolled oats, gluten free
Condiments
1 tsp Maple syrup, pure
1 tbsp Peanut butter
Baking & Spices
1 pinch Salt
Nuts & Seeds
2 tsp Chia seeds
1/2 tbsp Coconut
Dairy
1/2 cup Milk

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5. peanut butter blueberry overnight oats

Prep Time: 5 minutes
Serves: 2
Calories per serving: 388

Ingredients:

Produce
1/4 cup Blueberries, fresh
Refrigerated
1 1/4 cup Vanilla almond milk, unsweetened
Breakfast Foods
1 cup Rolled oats
Condiments
2 tbsp Low sugar blueberry jam
2 tbsp Peanut butter
Nuts & Seeds
1 tbsp Chia seeds
Dairy
1 (5.3 oz) container Vanilla greek yogurt

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6. key lime overnight oats

Prep Time: 5 minutes
Serves: 3
Calories per serving: 274

Ingredients:

Produce
2 1/2 tbsp Key lime
Breakfast Foods
1 1/2 cups Rolled oats
Condiments
1 tbsp Maple syrup
Baking & Spices
1/4 tsp Vanilla
Nuts & Seeds
2 tbsp Chia seeds
Dairy
1 cup Cashew milk
1/2 cup Coconut yogurt, plain
Other
1/2 tsp Match powder (optional – for green colour)

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7. coconut mango overnight oats

Prep Time: 5 minutes
Serves: 1
Calories per serving: 389

Ingredients:

Produce
1/2 cup Mango, frozen or fresh
Breakfast Foods
1/2 cup Rolled oats
Condiments
2 tsp Honey
Baking & Spices
1 pinch Salt
Nuts & Seeds
1 tsp Chia seeds
2 tsp Coconut
Dairy
1/2 cup Milk

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8. carrot cake overnight oats

Prep Time: 5 minutes
Serves: 1
Calories per serving: 344

Ingredients:

Produce
1/4 cup Carrots
Refrigerated
3/4 cup Almond milk
Breakfast Foods
1/2 cup Rolled oats
Condiments
1 tbsp Maple syrup
Baking & Spices
1 tsp Cinnamon
Nuts & Seeds
1 tbsp Coconut
1 tbsp Pecans

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9. vanilla cold brew overnight oats

Prep Time: 5 minutes
Serves: 1
Calories per serving: 358

Ingredients:

Breakfast Foods
1/2 cup Rolled oats, regular or gluten free
Condiments
2 tsp Maple syrup or honey, pure
1 tsp Vanilla almond butter
Baking & Spices
1 Dash Sea salt
1 tsp Vanilla extract
Nuts & Seeds
1 tsp Chia seeds
Drinks
2 tbsp Coffee
Dairy
1/2 cup Milk

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