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Basic Overnight Oats Recipe #overnightoats #tararochfordnutrition

Basic Overnight Oats Recipe

  • Author: Tara Deal Rochford
  • Total Time: 10 minutes
  • Yield: 2 servings 1x
  • Diet: Vegetarian


A recipe for basic overnight oats that makes for a satisfying, tasty breakfast that is prepped the night before making it a very quick option in the morning.



2/3 banana, smashed

1 cup quick or rolled oats, gluten free if necessary

1 cup milk of choice, soy, almond, oat, dairy, etc

1/2 cup plain Greek yogurt, plant based yogurt works here too!

1 tablespoon hemp seeds

1 tablespoon chia seeds

1/4 teaspoon vanilla extract

1/4 teaspoon cinnamon

2 teaspoons maple syrup, optional

Toppings: Fruit, berries, peanut/almond/sunflower seed butter, whatever sounds delicious!


In a bowl or container with a lid, combine the smashed banana, oats, milk, yogurt, hemp seeds, chia seeds, vanilla extract, cinnamon, and maple syrup if using.

Cover and place in the fridge overnight and enjoy in the morning with your favorite toppings.


Any milk works in this recipe, and any unsweetened yogurt works in this recipe.

  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Category: breakfast
  • Method: no cook
  • Cuisine: american

Keywords: oats, oatmeal, overnight oats, basic overnight oats, simple overnight oats, easy breakfast, healthy breakfast, baby led weaning