Add oats, milk, yogurt, salt, and honey to a glass container, glass jar, or a cereal bowl.
Stir in chia seeds, vanilla (and dissolving mix-ins such as cocoa powder, if using).
You can also stir in Nutella or peanut butter, or wait to add those right before serving. However, If using berries, nuts, and other toppings that will get soggy, don’t add them until the next day, right before serving.
Cover the oats and refrigerate for at least 4 hours, or overnight.
Uncover; if oatmeal is too thick, thin out with more milk.
Top with fruits, nuts, coconut shavings, etc…
Berry Oatmeal Variation
Add ½ cup fresh berries right before serving, and top with chopped nuts, if desired.
Chocolate Oatmeal Variation
Stir in 2 teaspoons cocoa powder.
Peanut Butter Oatmeal Variation
Stir in 1 tablespoon smooth natural peanut butter right before serving.
Nutella Oatmeal Variation
Stir in 1 tablespoon Nutella right before serving.
Banana Bread Oatmeal Variation
Just before serving, stir a pinch of cinnamon into the oats, and top with sliced or chopped banana and chopped pecans or walnuts.
HEALTHY OVERNIGHT OATS
Amount Per Serving
Calories 194Calories from Fat 45
% Daily Value*
Saturated Fat 2g10%
Trans Fat 1g
Vitamin A 104IU2%
Vitamin C 1mg1%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.