Recipe Detail

Overnight Oats

Last updated: Feb 01, 2017

By Lynn Grieger, RD, CDE, CPT for Summit Medical Group

Save time on a busy morning by making a delicious and healthy breakfast before you go to bed. For best results, let the oats sit in the refrigerator at least 8 hours. Makes 1 serving.

Ingredients

  • ½ cup oats
  • ½ cup plain Greek yogurt
  • ½ cup 1% or skim milk (or use plain soy milk or almond milk)
  • 1 teaspoon ground flaxseeds
  • ½ teaspoon vanilla
  • ½ teaspoon cinnamon
  • ½ cup mixed frozen or fresh fruit such as blueberries, strawberries, and chopped mango
  • 1 tablespoon chopped walnuts

Directions

  1. Put the oats into the bottom of a mason jar or large coffee mug.
  2. Mix together the yogurt, milk, flaxseeds, vanilla and cinnamon. Stir into the oats.
  3. Add the fruit to the top of the yogurt/oats mix.
  4. Cover and place in the refrigerator overnight, or at least for 8 hours.
  5. Before eating, stir all the ingredients together and add the chopped walnuts.
Nutritional information
Nutrition Facts
Amount Per Serving
Calories 370
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 10g
Saturated Fat 2g 10%
Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 6g 2%
Sodium 106g 4%
Total Carbohydrate 50g 16%
Dietary Fiber 7g 28%
Protein 24g
Vitamin A 6
Vitamin C 44
Calcium 31
Iron 15
* The Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet, so your values may change depending on your calorie needs. The values here may not be 100% accurate because the recipes have not been professionally evaluated nor have they been evaluated by the U.S. FDA.
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