Strawberry yogurt overnight oats

Gluten-free, nut-free, vegetarian

Do you need a quick and nutritious breakfast for you and your family? Overnight oats are the best solution! Only 5 min preparation time and no cooking involved. Those strawberry yogurt overnight oats are full of flavor, protein, omega 3s and will keep you fuller longer. If you or your little ones are oats’ fan you should check out my delicious apple pie baked oats and of course my crunchy chocolate granola. So, gather your ingredients and let’s get into prepping!

What are overnight oats?

If you are not familiar with overnight oats, it is a make-ahead type of dish required minimal effort. The only that you need to do is to mix the ingredients together and just walk away. The main component is rolled oats which are soaked overnight with a liquid, which is usually milk (plant based or not). The possibilities of flavors are endless and here we will discuss one of our favorite.

What you will need

  • Rolled oats. You need to use rolled oats for this recipe to get the correct texture. Steel cut or quick oats will not work as well.
  • Plain yogurt. I used organic grass-fed full-fat yogurt, however you can make this with any non-dairy yogurt that you want. Just make sure that it is plain, with clean ingredients. Traditionally, overnights oats are made with milk but I wanted to boost the protein and healthy probiotics so I chose to use yogurt.
  • Chia seeds. To boost the protein even more along with the healthy omega 3 fatty acids, I added chia seeds. You can substitute with more rolled oats if you dont have any on hand but I highly recommend them.
  • Strawberries. My whole family loves strawberries when in season. On this recipe I blend the strawberries and mix with yogurt to make the liquid into which the oats will soak overnight. You might have noticed that I didn’t use any sweetener. The taste that strawberry adds is amazing and I feel like they give the perfect level of sweetness. If you want your extra sweet, feel free to add a tbsp of raw honey or maple syrup.
  • Almond milk. This is optional but you might want your overnight oats thinner. So before you serve them, stir in a couple of tbsp of almond milk. Personally, I prefer it thinner but my husband does not so feel free to do what it makes you happy.

How I served it

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Strawberry yogurt overnight oats

Recipe by Panos EatsCourse: Gluten free, Oats and Granolas, Vegetarian


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  • 1½ cup plain yogurt, not Greek style

  • ½ cup rolled oats

  • ½ cup chia seeds

  • 1 cup strawberries

  • (Optional) 1-3 tbsp almond milk to thin out the mixture


  • In a blender, blend the yogurt and the strawberries
  • In a jar, mix the blended yogurt-strawberry mixture, the oats and chia seeds and cover with the lid
  • Let seat in your fridge overnight or at least for 4 hours
  • Before you serve it, thin it out with almond milk to get the consistency that you like
  • Top with strawberries and enjoy

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