Basic Overnight Oats With Add Ins #Foodieextravaganza

 Overnight Oats are perfect, make-ahead breakfast which is easy and healthy to have in the  morning.  It 's a complete and perfect solution to fuel your day. Make this overnight for the quickest breakfast or for a lazy and no cooking Sunday morning . 

For this month event for Foodie Extravaganza {Party}, our Host  Kathy Altman Walker, choose the theme  " Getting Back to Basics - Starting with Oatmeal! ".  Since I, have not posted this recipe, it was just the right choice to do so now.

Here, am, giving the options/ add ins that you can make for change of taste or according to the taste or nourishment of our child.  If you are lactose intolerant than use soy, almond or coconut milk.

This take's  just  2 minutes to make.  

Makes : One Large Serving Or 2 Small Servings

Basic Overnight Oats
1/3 Cup Plain Greek Yogurt - beaten
1/2 Cup Oats
2/3 Cup  Milk OR Almond / Coconut  / Soy Milk
1 Tablespoon Chia Seeds Or Ground Flax seeds
1/2 Teaspoon Vanilla Extract - optional - I did not add
Pinch Of Salt
1 Tablespoons Honey Or Maple Syrup

Whisk together all ingredients  in a medium mixing bowl. 
Spoon it into a jar with a tight-fitting lid. Pour in the Soy Milk, spoon in the Honey or Maple syrup ( I used honey) Close and refrigerate overnight or for at least 4 hours before eating.

All add ins  should be added in the morning.  Expect for any powder like cocoa that's to be added  with the above basic mix

Add Ins 

Chocolate Overnight Oats
Add  2 Tablespoons Cocoa Powder Or Chocolate Chips.
Strawberry  / Strawberry Cheesecake Overnight Oats

1/4 Cup Sliced Strawberries Fresh Strawberries
3 Tablespoons Softened Cream Cheese
Zest And Juice Of 1/2 Lemon

Pineapple Overnight Oats

1/4 Cup  Sliced Pineapple - tinned or fresh - I used fresh

Banana Overnight Oats
1/2 ripe banana, chopped or mashed
2 tablespoons chocolate chips

I have drizzled a teaspoon of honey so that banana does not change it color.

Coconut Overnight Oats

1/4 Cup Flaked Coconut 
1/2 Cup Coconut Milk

Tropical Fruits Overnight Oats
1/4  Cup chopped fresh or canned pineapple
1/4 cup chopped ripe mango
1/2 Ripe Banana - chopped or mashed
2 Tablespoons Flaked Coconut

Pumpkin Spice Overnight Oats
1/2 Cup Plain Pumpkin Puree
1/2 Teaspoon Ground Cinnamon
1/8 Teaspoon Ground Cloves
1/4 Teaspoon Ground Nutmeg

Make your choice of overnight oats and enjoy this loaded bowl of super foods and protein.

To make it Gluten Free, use gluten free oats.

Labels : Foodie Extravaganza Party, Oats, Breakfast, Overnight Oats, Pumpkin Spice, Tropical Fruits, Coconut Milk, Flaked Coconut, Banana, Chocolate Chip, Chia seeds,  Almond Milk, Soy Milk, Coconut Milk, Milk, Vegan, Gluten free 

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Happy Home-maker and culinary enthusiast.


  1. I have not tried the overnight refrigerated oats yet. I need to rectify this.

  2. I always forget about overnight oats, and they are so delicious and great for planning ahead. Love all of your add ins.

  3. Thanks for sharing this, Sneha. I've never made overnight oats, but this looks easy and delicious.

  4. I do like overnight oats and you have some nice variations!

  5. Now that is a versatile dish! I think there are choices for everyone.

  6. Sounds lovely, and I love that you can add pretty much anything to it!