10 Overnight Oat Recipes for Busy Mornings

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overnight oat recipes for busy mornings

Between school and work, our schedules are packed. Sometimes it feels like we barely have time to sleep, and we spend most mornings in a rush. Unfortunately, during these times it’s difficult to make breakfast a priority. When we’re rushing, our main concern is getting out of the door on time. Having a balanced breakfast is incredibly beneficial, especially when you’re busy. Breakfast gives you energy and keeps you from feeling hungry before lunch time. For this reason, we’ve compiled a list of 10 Overnight Oats Recipes for Busy Mornings to help you power through the day.

One way to make time for a balanced breakfast is to prepare oats by soaking them overnight. Oats make a tasty, versatile breakfast for all ages. Try making the oats in a container with a lid or in a mason jar. You can enjoy this quick breakfast in the morning or grab a spoon and take it to go!

10 Overnight Oat Recipes for Busy Mornings

1. Clean Eating Refrigerator Oatmeal

One of our simplest overnight oats recipes is this clean-eating refrigerator oatmeal made in a jar. It combines old-fashioned oats with protein-rich chia seeds to help you feel full longer. It’s a versatile, customizable recipe that you can flavor with pumpkin puree or applesauce. Both options are listed in the recipe.

2. Overnight Oats with Peanut Butter and Banana

This delicious, creamy combination of peanut butter and banana will provide you with the energy that you need to power through the day! Wake up, grab your peanut butter & banana oats, and get going!

3. Peach, Cherry, and Almond Overnight Oats

The flavors and textures of our peach, cherry, and almond overnight oats are truly wonderful! This healthy breakfast recipe makes multiple servings, so you can make it once and have a nutritious breakfast ready to go for days!

4. Refrigerator Oatmeal with Bananas and Berries

How does oatmeal with a tropical kick sound? This delicious and fruity recipe is perfect for warm, busy mornings! The savory banana and sweet berries compliment each other perfectly. This is a must-try. 

5. Berry Overnight Oats

These berry overnight oats are chock-full of flavor and nutrients. Some of the ingredients include vanilla, cinnamon, honey, almonds, and of course, berries, each of which play off of each other perfectly!

6. Overnight Oats with Coconut and Ginger

This may seem like a wild combination at first, however once you try it, we know you’ll be pleasantly surprised. The creamy nuttiness of the coconut pairs wonderfully with the earthy spiciness of the ginger. This recipe will wake you up and keep you going!

7. Banana Walnut Overnight Oatmeal

banana walnut overnight oats

If the classic flavor of banana walnut is more your style, this overnight oat recipe is a must-try! This easy recipe makes two servings, however we believe the whole family will love this one, so feel free to double, triple, or quadruple the batch!

8. French Toast Overnight Oats

Maple syrup, cinnamon, and vanilla – You’ll feel like you’re cheating on your diet, but at just over 300 calories per serving, you’ll really be eating a delicious and nutritious breakfast!

9. Overnight Slow-Cooker Pumpkin Pie Oats

If you’d rather have a warm breakfast, you can make overnight oats in your slow cooker. This recipe is great for fall! It’s made with real pumpkin and a little bit of pumpkin pie spice.

10. Slow-Cooker Apple Cinnamon Oatmeal

Combine apples, cinnamon, and vanilla in the slow cooker for a sweet, warm breakfast that will start your day right.

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  1. I’m copying ALL these recipes to try … I’m a newbie with Weight Watchers and these recipes are da’ BOMB! I wonder if you would know or how I could track the POINTS I’d have in these oatmeal recipes? Thank you in advance.

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