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Strawberries and Cream Overnight Oats

overnight oats ingredients of strawberries, oats, chia seeds and yogurt in clear bowls

clear bowl of strawberry overnight oats and sliced strawberries on white counter

If you’re bored with your go-to breakfast dishes, this strawberries and cream overnight oats recipe is about to be your new favorite! Read on to see how to make these super simple overnight oats…

Breakfast has taken on a whole new meaning now that we’re fully immersed in another semester of e-learning at my house. Without the chaos of school drop-off, I found that I have a little extra time in the morning to get somewhat creative with breakfast. 

In the past, my kids started school so early, it seemed like we were always on the run, so breakfasts had to be quick and easy. Don’t get me wrong, I still love a nice, quick and easy recipe, but every once and a while I like to whip up something extra special for my family.

Enter strawberries and cream overnight oats…

I’ve been on a real acai bowl kick for most of 2020 and overnight oats quickly became one of my favorite ingredients to include when I ordered said acai bowls.

That got me to thinking…If I love overnight oats so much why don’t I make them at home? It turns out making overnight oats is easier than I thought it would be! 

Here’s everything you need to make my favorite strawberries and cream overnight oats…You will find the exact measurements in the recipe card at the bottom of this post! 

Strawberry Overnight Oats Ingredients

strawberry overnight oats ingredients in clear mixing bowl with red spatula

overnight oats in clear mixing bowl with red spatula

oats
almond milk (or preferred type)
strawberry Greek yogurt
water
strawberries
chia seeds

How to Make Simple Overnight Oats

sliced strawberries and overnight oats layered in clear bowl      

bowl of strawberry overnight oats and white carton of strawberries on wooden counter

Tips for the Best Batch of Overnight Oats

Remember one thing when making overnight oats, consistency is key. If you’re at all sensitive to texture like I am, you know exactly what type of consistency you like your oatmeal to have. Some of us like it a little soupy, some of us like it slightly sticky.

You can play around with overnight oats just like you can with oatmeal. I for instance, like my oatmeal on the soupy side, so I add extra milk to achieve that.

The same principle can be applied to this strawberries and cream overnight oats. Just add extra water until you reach the consistency you desire!

white bowl of overnight oats and sliced strawberries on wood counter 

More Simple Breakfast Ideas

Now does that bowl of overnight oats look delectable or what? I don’t know about you, but I think I just might make another batch for the fam tomorrow. Bwah! Care to join me?

And now that you have my new go-to overnight oats recipe, I included a few more of my favorite simple breakfasts below. That way after you tackle these oats you can have fun playing around with some more new breakfast ideas too! 

Hey, I’ll take any form of entertainment I can get right now. Kitchen experimentation is the kind of distraction I can really lean into. Just sayin’. I think I’ve over binged on the Netflix. Haha! Who’s with me?

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Strawberries and Cream Overnight Oats

Strawberries and Cream Overnight Oats

This strawberries and cream overnight oats recipe is the perfect simple breakfast!

Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 4 hours
Total Time 4 hours 10 minutes

Ingredients

  • 1 ½ cup oats
  • ¾ cup almond milk (or preferred type)
  • ¼ cup water
  • 5.3 oz container of Strawberry Greek Yogurt
  • 2 Tbsp chia seeds
  • ½ cup chopped strawberries

Instructions

    1. Chop strawberries into small pieces.

    2. In a large bowl combine all ingredients and mix well.

    3. Add 1-2 Tbsp more water, if consistency is too thick for you.

    4. Spoon mixture into small containers and store in refrigerator overnight (or for at least 4 hours).

    5. Top with fresh strawberries, if desired.

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