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We’re starting the day off right with Easy Blueberry Chia Overnight Oats! This easy and healthy breakfast recipe can be made in about 5 minutes and lasts several days in the refrigerator. Perfect to make in advance and take on-the-go!
Blueberry Chia Overnight Oats in a small glass with fresh blueberries scattered around A close up of Blueberry Chia Overnight Oats in a small glass with a spoon
You guys know how much I love easy recipes! As much as I often wish that I could do the whole fancy/chef/advanced cook thing (bahaha!), one of my life motto’s tends to be the driving force behind my easy/lazy girl recipes: know thyself.
What are Overnight Oats? Overnight oats are a healthy breakfast or snack that it super easy to whip up and prep ahead. They are usually eaten cold and consist of rolled oats, flavorings (spices, fruit & vanilla etc) and liquid.
I like to use nut milk to make my chia overnight oats, almond milk is my favorite but you could use any milk be it dairy, coconut milk or cashew milk.
Why You Should Incorporate Chia Seeds into Your Diet Chia seeds are awesome and so healthy and good for us. They are packed full of fiber, protein and omega 3 fatty acids plus they’re an unprocessed whole grain so they can be absorbed by the body as seeds, unlike flax seeds. It’s safe to say that chia seeds are full of goodness.
The great thing about them is that you can easily add them to salads, smoothies or breakfast recipes like these chia overnight oats. They absorb a lot of liquid so are great for making healthy puddings and desserts too!
Top Tip: Keep them in a little jar in your kitchen so next time you whip up a smoothie or avo toast just sprinkle them on top for an added health boost, simple!
A close up of Blueberry Chia Overnight Oats with blueberries scattered around
These Easy Blueberry Chia Overnight Oats are everything simple, fast, healthy, and DELICIOUS!
Ingredients for Making Blueberry Chia Overnight Oats You’ll need a whopping 6 ingredients for this recipe:
rolled oats chia seeds almond milk maple syrup stevia (optional) blueberries I like to meal prep these for the week by combining everything except for the almond milk in jars and keeping them in the refrigerator. The night before I plan on eating them, I fill one (or two, if Cody’s joining me) up with almond milk and let it sit overnight. The next morning it’s ready to go!
An overhead shot of Blueberries on top of a glass of overnight oats
Top Tip for Making Chia Overnight Oats A note about these Easy Blueberry Chia Overnight Oats: the chia seeds soak up a ton of liquid! If you enjoy your overnight oats pretty thick, these should be perfect. However, if you would prefer more liquid, simply add a splash of almond milk to the overnight oats in the morning!
Also, be sure to check out these Apple Cinnamon Overnight Oats for variation throughout the week!
Easy Blueberry Chia Overnight Oats
Ingredients ▢1/2 cup rolled oats ▢2 Tbsp chia seeds ▢1 Tbsp maple syrup ▢1 packet stevia ▢1/2 cup blueberries ▢3/4 cup almond milk
Instructions Mix everything together and place in a mason jar (or sealed bowl). Leave in the refrigerator overnight and enjoy in the morning! Notes You can add whatever berries you like to these overnight oats, why not try strawberries or raspberries? You can add extra sweetness by using vanilla almond milk Maple syrup can be replaced with honey if you prefer Keep the oats in the fridge for at least 6 hours (overnight is best) The chia seeds soak up a ton of liquid! If you enjoy your overnight oats pretty thick, these should be perfect. However, if you would prefer more liquid, simply add a splash of almond milk to the overnight oats in the morning!