Recipe Image
four jars with oatmeal and assorted toppings
Time to make
Time to make:
2 hours or overnight
Serving Size
Serving Size:
1 jar

Overnight Oats

Recipe Type

Breakfast has never been so easy or yummy! These Overnight Oats make the perfect grab and go option. Mix and match fruits, nuts and flavors for a nutritious, healthy and filling breakfast that you can switch up each day. 



Base Oat Mixture

1/3 c. old fashioned oats
1/3 c. skim milk
1/4 c. fat-free vanilla Greek yogurt
1 Tbsp. chia seeds


Banana Bread - 1/4 c. bananas sliced, 1 Tbsp. walnuts, chopped, 1/4 tsp. cinnamon

Blackberry Coconut Almond -  1/4 c. blackberries, 1 Tbsp. coconut, 1 Tbsp. almonds, sliced

Peanut Butter Jelly - 1/4 c. raspberries, 1 Tbsp. peanut butter

Mixed Berries - 1/2 c. berries of choice



Mix the oats, milk, yogurt and chia seeds in a mason jar. Cover and refrigerate for at least 2 hours or overnight. Top with fresh fruit, nuts or other mix in flavors.

Dietary and Nutrition


Did you know at least half of the grains you eat each day should be whole grains? Most people consume plenty of whole grains in their diet but lack the recommended amount of whole grains. Read the ingredient label to learn if a food has whole grains or not. Foods labeled with “multigrain,” “stone-ground,” “100 percent wheat,” “cracked wheat,” “seven-grain” or “bran” usually are not whole-grain products.


To learn more about whole grain foods:

Page Portals

Make at least Half Your Grains Whole Grains (FN726, Reviewed Dec. 2021)

The food icon at recommends that at least half of the grain foods in your diet be whole grains

Now You're Cookin': More Whole Grains! (FN695, Reviewed August 2021)

Children who eat more often with their families eat a healthier diet, including more grains, fruits, vegetables and other nutritious foods.

Whole Grains: Agriculture to Health (FN691, Reviewed August 2022)

Whole-grains contain all elements of the kernel-bran, germ and endosperm. The bran and germ contain a variety of health-enhancing components-dietary fiber, phytochemicals, vitamins, trace minerals and small amounts of unsaturated fat.