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Basic overnight oats

Having a delicious portion of overnight oatas ready to be savored early in the mornign is blissful. Just need to add some toppings for a wholesome breakfast.


1⁄2 c oats (rolled oats)
1⁄2 c milk (dairy or plant-based)
1⁄2 c yogurt (Greek yogurt, plain, or non-dairy alternative)
1 T honey (optional, or maple syrup)
1 pn salt (optional)


In a jar or bowl with a tight-fitting lid, combine the oats, milk, yogurt, chia seeds, sweetener (if using), and salt. Stir well.

Cover and refrigerate overnight (or at least 4 hours) to let the oats soften and absorb the liquid.

In the morning, give it a good stir. Add a bit more milk if you prefer a looser consistency.

Customize with your favorite toppings.

2 servings
Preparation time


The rolled oats, as well as the chia seeds, soak the milk and swell into a creamy mixture.

Honey or maple syrup can be added at this stage or later, just before any toppings toppings.