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My recipe for Overnight Oats is a make-ahead breakfast that will leave you satisfied and feeling full until lunch. This overnight oats recipe is easily adapted to your taste as you can add whatever fruits, nuts, jams, or flavors you want to the recipe.

If you are new to eating Overnight Oat recipes, it’s a game changer! They are perfect for meal prepping and can be made with whatever toppings you’re currently craving. Try our Healthy Pumpkin Pie Overnight Oats or Chocolate Peanut Butter Overnight Oats recipe to change things up a bit!

How long do Overnight Oats Last?

Overnight Oats are a perfect recipe to meal prep! They will last in the refrigerator for up to 5 days!

What are Overnight Oats?

Overnight Oats recipes are oats that are soaked for a minimum of 2 hours, preferably overnight…hence the name! The liquid from the milk is absorbed into the oats. This allows them to soft and become edible without cooking on the stove!

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Are Healthy Overnight Oats for Weight Loss high in carbs?

Yes. The amount of carbs in this recipe will depend on ingredients used. There are some oats with higher gluten and carb counts, so be sure to read your specific package of oats before calculating the amount of carbohydrates in this recipe. The use of different fruit will also fluctuate your carb count.

For this recipe with the ingredients I used, the carb count comes to 41 grams, deeming it not a low carb or keto meal. For a low carb treat, check out my Chocolate Raspberry Fruit Popper Snack.

Are overnight oats healthy?

Very much so! Oats have so many health benefits including: they are rich in fiber and protein, contain a number of vitamins and minerals!


Ingredients to make Healthy Overnight Oats

  • whole grain plain quick oats
  • non-fat Greek yogurt
  • unsweetened almond milk
  • honey
  • raspberries
  • natural almonds

Ingredients for Healthy Overnight Oats

How to Make Overnight Oats

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In a medium size bowl, combine the honey, yogurt, oats and milk.

Combining Ingredients for Healthy Overnight Oats for Weight Loss

Refrigerate overnight. In the morning, heat oats in the microwave and top with raspberries and almonds.

Finished Healthy Overnight Oats for Weight Loss

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Overnight Oats for Weight Loss
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Healthy Overnight Oats for Weight Loss

Created by: Brooke Farmer
Prep Time 10 minutes
Chill Time 8 hours
Prep Time 10 minutes
1 serving
These make-ahead oats sit overnight in the refrigerator to make breakfast a breeze in the morning. Just heat and serve!


  • 1/2 cup whole grain plain quick oats
  • 1/2 cup plain, non-fat Greek yogurt
  • 1/2 cup unsweetened almond milk
  • 1 tsp honey
  • 5 raspberries
  • 8 natural almonds


  • Combine ingredients in small reusable bowl with lid.
  • Stir ingredients until mixed thoroughly.
  • Refrigerate overnight.
  • Heat overnight oats in microwave and top with raspberries and almonds.


WWP+: 9
SmartPoints: 10

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