Tired of Overnight Oats? Here are 5 Ways to Upgrade Them

Overnight oats tips
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Have you been having overnight oats for breakfast a lot? While they’re super convenient, as you make them the night before by soaking rolled oats and milk overnight, they can get boring if you don’t switch them up with fun ingredients. These five additions will take your overnight oats to a whole new level and you can look forward to breakfast again.

Nuts and Seeds

Overnight oats are even better when they have a bit of texture from seeds and nuts. Great additions are pecans, walnuts, pumpkin seeds, granola, and chia seeds.


Give your oats a nutritional boosts by adding dried fruits like cranberries, apricots, or raisins or fresh ones like bananas, blueberries, mango, pineapple, or strawberries.


Chocolate for breakfast? Why not? Top the oats with chocolate chips or switch up normal milk for chocolate milk.


Turn to your spices to give your oats seasonal flavors with cinnamon, cardamom, or nutmeg. Your oats will transform you back to Christmas time.

Protein Powder

Add some protein to your breakfast with protein powder. You can get even get flavored ones that will complement your overnight oats, making them even more delicious.