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Blueberry Chia Overnight Oats

I've been absolutely terrible at eating breakfast lately.  I get up, putter around with some housework, make a cup of coffee and then the next thing I know it's closer to lunch than breakfast.

I decided that I was going to help myself by doing some meal prep this weekend.  One of my go to faves is overnight oats and I've made a bunch of different kinds.  This time around I wanted to finish up some blueberries that I'd pulled from the freezer for pancakes.


Not expecting to blog the recipe, I just laid out my three jars and started putting stuff in.  First up, 1/4c in each jar of quick cooking oats.  Then 1/2t of chia seeds and a sprinkle of cinnamon.  I spooned on some of the berries.  I repeated those layers twice more. 

I added a tablespoon-ish of real maple syrup to the top of the jar and then I poured in some vanilla almond milk.  I popped the lids on and stuck them in the fridge overnight.

The next morning I popped one open and gave it a little stir.  I am so happy with how delicious they turned out and then was immediately like, "Oh crap, I didn't really measure some of the stuff!"  The measurements you see in the card are approximate.

You can eat these warmed up in the microwave or cold from the fridge.  I prefer them cold.  You can swap out the fruit for strawberries, raspberries or blackberries, they'd all work. I'll swap back and forth between these and the other recipe I prepped, Copycat Dunkin Donuts Power Breakfast Sandwiches and be set for a while.


Overnight oats, blueberry, chia
Brunch, snacks, breakfast, meal prep
Author: Jolene's Recipe Journal
Blueberry Chia Overnight Oats

Blueberry Chia Overnight Oats


  • 2 1/4 cups quick cooking oats
  • 4 1/2 teaspoons chia seeds
  • 2 1/4 teaspoons cinnamon
  • 3/4 cup blueberries
  • 1 tablespoon maple syrup or honey
  • 1 1/2 to 2 cups vanilla almond milk


  1. To each of three 16 ounce glass jars, add 1/4 cup of oats, 1/2 teaspoon of chia seeds, 1/4 teaspoon cinnamon, 1 heaping tablespoon blueberries.
  2. Repeat the layers twice more. Add 1T maple syrup to each jar, then top off the jars with vanilla almond milk. Screw lids on and refrigerate overnight.
  3. Serve cold or warm it up in the microwave.



Inger said…
I just made my first overnight oats and now i know why everyone was so excited!

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