Easy Overnight Oats Recipes {Includes 30 Toppings}

easy overnight oats recipes

Easy overnight oats recipes make a wonderful meal prep breakfast. Along with the overnight oats recipe, you’ll find 30 low calorie, healthy toppings.

This article will supply you with the overnight oats ratio, toppings, a shopping list, printable recipe card, nutritional facts and more.

Easy Overnight Oats Recipes

Below you’ll learn how to make overnight oats for just 120 calories! I love that this healthy overnight oats recipe comes with lots of topping ideas.

My favorite combinations are Blueberry, Banana, and Honey. Figs, Walnuts and Dried Cranberries, and Raspberries, Coconut and Banana. You can find photos of all these overnight oats healthy combinations within this article.

This overnight oats easy recipe comes with 30 healthy toppings for limitless combinations…

Easy Overnight Oats Recipes

Making oats overnight is an easy, no cook option for breakfast. You simply soak the oatmeal in almond milk overnight, stir, add toppings and enjoy the cold oatmeal.

We make these overnight oats recipes easy with a shopping list, printable/sharable recipe card, nutritional label, and simple how to guide.

This article will supply you with all you need to make oatmeal overnight, in the fridge.

In This Article You’ll Find:

  • Overnight Oats Ingredients (shopping list!)
  • How to Make Overnight Oats
  • 30 Overnight Oats Toppings
  • Easy Overnight Oats Recipes (recipe card!)
  • Overnight Oats Calories and Nutrition

I recommend taking a screenshot of the shopping list on your phone, this way you have it at your fingertips the next time you visit the store.

And the recipe card can be posted directly to your Pintrest boards, for easy referencing and sharing with recipe loving friends.

In the next section, you’ll find ingredients for the best overnight oats recipe…

Overnight Oats Ingredients

The best overnight oats recipes are almond milk overnight oats. They are lower in calories, allowing for more toppings!

You can make this overnight oatmeal recipe with any milk you have on hand though, so if you prefer skim milk or oat milk, the breakfast oats recipe will still come out delicious.

These overnight oats with almond milk are just 120 calories per serving! We recommend the metabolism boosting nut milk in many of our recipes. Always choose unsweetened almond milk, this way you can use it in sweet or savory recipes.

Shopping List for Overnight Oatmeal Recipes:

  • Rolled oats or quick oats
  • Unsweetened almond milk
  • Salt
  • Desired toppings (see below for 30 toppings)

The best oats for overnight oats, are rolled oats. They are larger than the quick oats and will be less soggy, and more hearty.

You can find measurements in the recipe card below… There you can change the number of servings and the calculator in the recipe card will do all the math for you.

Up next, you’ll learn how to make quick overnight oats…

How to Make Overnight Oats

Now that you know what are overnight oats made of, let’s discuss how to make them.

You make this oatmeal recipe overnight in the fridge. There is no heating required, and if you use a jar you can just add and shake! Talk about an easy breakfast oats recipe!

Easy Overnight Oats Recipes

This simple overnight oats almond milk recipe is so easy to make. If you have a jar that seals well, you can just add ingredients, and shake up to mix!

How to Make Overnight Oatmeal:

  1. Combine all overnight oats ingredients in a lidded container or mason jar.
  2. Cover and shake well.
  3. Refrigerate overnight.
  4. The next morning, stir, add desired toppings and enjoy!

The best overnight oat recipe here, can be modified with the 30 overnight oatmeal toppings below.

Now that we’ve covered the overnight oats how to make portion, we can move onto the fun part… toppings!

Take your overnight oats best recipes to the next level with the 30 toppings below…

30 Overnight Oats Toppings

You can make overnight oatmeal recipes many different ways, and with the 30 toppings below… your tastebuds will never be bored!

This section will supply you with 3 types of toppings:

  • 15 Overnight Oats Fruit Toppings
  • 10 Overnight Oats Nutty Toppings
  • 5 Overnight Oats Healthy Sweeteners

I like to choose one from each section, one fruit, nutty topping and one teaspoon of sweetener.

Overnight Oats Fruit Toppings:

Adding fruit to your cold oats is a great way to get creative in your cooking…

My favorite fruit combinations are Sliced Figs and Dried Cranberries, or Raspberries and Bananas.

  1. Sliced strawberries
  2. Blueberries
  3. Raspberries
  4. Blackberries
  5. Sliced figs
  6. Pitted cherries
  7. Halved grapes
  8. Sliced apples
  9. Sliced pears
  10. Diced mango
  11. Cubed pineapple
  12. Diced papaya
  13. Sliced kiwi
  14. Golden raisins
  15. Dried cranberries

Overnight Oats Nutty Toppings:

These overnight oatmeal toppings will help increase protein in your cold oats.

I like to combine these nutty toppings with the fruits above, the Peanut Butter and Cherries give it a PB&J flavor. And the Walnuts and Figs go wonderfully together.

  1. Sliced almonds
  2. Halved walnuts
  3. Shelled pistachos
  4. Chopped peanuts
  5. Cashews
  6. Flax seeds
  7. Dried unsweetened coconut
  8. Almond butter
  9. Peanut butter
  10. Cashew butter

Overnight Oats Sweeteners:

When used in small amounts, these sweeteners can help increase flavor without adding too many calories.

Just one teaspoon adds 21 calories (or less). I’ve noted the calories below…

  1. Maple syrup (17 calories per teaspoon)
  2. Honey (21 calories per teaspoon)
  3. Dark brown sugar (11 calories per teaspoon)
  4. Coconut sugar (16 calories per teaspoon)
  5. Agave syrup (21 calories per teaspoon)
Easy Overnight Oats Recipes

Now that you have countless combinations to top your easy overnight oats recipes with, let’s move onto the sharable recipe card.

I’ve included all of the above information in this handy card!

Up next… the sharable recipe card!

Easy Overnight Oats Recipes

This low calorie recipe for overnight oats is easy to make and delicious!

The recipe card below will supply you with all you need to make healthy overnight oats. Including the list of 30 overnight oatmeal toppings.

easy overnight oats recipes

Easy Overnight Oats Recipes {Includes 30 Toppings}

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This recipe for easy overnight oats comes with 30 toppings, for unlimited flavors and delicious oatmeal breakfasts.
Try this breakfast oats recipe for a healthy low calorie breakfast.
5 from 11 votes
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 0 minutes
Refrigerated Time: 8 hours
Total Time 8 hours 5 minutes
Course Breakfast
Cuisine American
Servings 1 serving
Calories 120 kcal


Overnight Oats Recipe:

  • ½ cup rolled oats or quick oats
  • 1 cup unsweetened almond milk
  • tsp salt

Overnight Oats Fruit Toppings (1/4 cup per serving):

  • Sliced strawberries
  • Blueberries
  • Raspberries
  • Blackberries
  • Sliced figs
  • Pitted cherries
  • Halved grapes
  • Sliced apples
  • Sliced pears
  • Diced mango
  • Diced pineapple
  • Diced papaya
  • Sliced kiwi
  • Golden raisins (1 tablespoon)
  • Dried cranberries (1 tablespoon)

Overnight Oats Nutty Toppings (1 tablespoon per serving):

  • Sliced almonds
  • Halved walnuts
  • Shelled pistachos
  • Chopped peanuts
  • Cashews
  • Flax seeds
  • Dried unsweetened coconut
  • Almond butter
  • Peanut butter
  • Cashew butter

Overnight Oats Sweeteners (1 teaspoon per serving):

  • Maple syrup
  • Honey
  • Dark brown sugar
  • Coconut sugar
  • Agave syrup


  • Combine all overnight oats ingredients in a lidded container or mason jar.
  • Cover and shake well.
  • Refrigerate overnight.
  • The next morning, stir, add desired toppings and enjoy!


Serving: 1cupCalories: 120kcalCarbohydrates: 16.5gProtein: 4.5gFat: 4gSaturated Fat: 0.3gCholesterol: 0mgSodium: 471mgPotassium: 170mgFiber: 3.5gSugar: 0.5gCalcium: 460mgIron: 2mg
Keyword breakfast, vegan
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In the next section you’ll find overnight oats calories and nutrition…

Overnight Oats Calories and Nutrition

Not all overnight oatmeal recipes are the same, and certainly not as low in calories as the one in this article.

The nutritional guide below reflects the calories and nutrition in the easy overnight oats recipes above in the recipe card.

Easy Overnight Oats Recipes

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