Go Back
+ servings
Overnight Oatmeal

Overnight Oatmeal

Overnight Oatmeal in a Jar keeps busy mornings stress-free and healthy!
Course Breakfast
Cuisine American
Prep Time 10 minutes
Total Time 10 minutes
Servings 1 serving
Calories 230kcal


  • ¾ cup whole oats
  • ¾ cup water or milk of any kind

Overnight Mix-in Ingredients

  • Flax seed about 1 Tablespoon per serving
  • Chia seeds about 1 Tablespoon per serving
  • Cinnamon about ⅛ teaspoon per serving
  • Vanilla extract about ⅛ teaspoon per serving
  • Honey about 1 Tablespoon per serving
  • Maple syrup about 1 Tablespoon per serving
  • Sugar or other sweetener to taste
  • Nut butters Up to ¼ cup per serving

Day of Toppings

  • Fresh fruit
  • Dried Fruit
  • Fruit Compote or apple butter
  • Chopped Nuts
  • Chocolate Chips
  • Coconut
  • Granola


  • Combine oats, liquid and desired overnight mix-in ingredients in a glass container with a tight lid.
  • Refrigerate jar overnight or up to 3 days.
  • If desired, transfer oatmeal to a microwave safe bowl and microwave for 30 seconds to a minute.
  • When ready to enjoy, spoon your favorite toppings on top!


Add approx. 1 Tablespoon more liquid for creamy oatmeal and less liquid for thicker oatmeal.


Serving: 1g | Calories: 230kcal | Carbohydrates: 41g | Protein: 7g | Fat: 3g | Sodium: 13mg | Potassium: 219mg | Fiber: 6g | Calcium: 32mg | Iron: 2.6mg