Wholesome, healthy, and delicious – these Blueberry Overnight Oats using oats, milk, and juicy ripe blueberries will be a new favorite breakfast option in your house. You are going to love how easy this blueberry overnight oats recipe is.
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Blueberry Overnight Oats
Overnight oats have been popular for a few years now. There are so many variations and it’s such a simple recipe that many people are adding overnight oats, like these blueberry overnight oats, to their breakfast routine. There are only five ingredients needed to make these blueberry overnight oats.
Ingredients in Blueberry Overnight Oats
All you need to make overnight oats are just a few simple ingredients.
- Oats: Overnight oats can be made with old-fashioned rolled oats or quick oats (for creamier and smoother oats). Be sure that your oats are gluten free.
- Chia Seeds: Chia seeds help to thicken the overnight oats and add some extra fiber and nutrients.
- Milk: You can use your milk of choice. We like to use vanilla almond milk or regular milk in ours.
- Sweetener: We use maple syrup, but you can use honey, sugar, or your sweeter or sugar free sweetener of choice.
- Blueberries: They add a touch of sweetness and vitamins.
If you’re not a fan of blueberries you can switch the fruit out for something else.
Are Quaker Oats Gluten Free
Quaker started offering a line of gluten free oats. Oats are naturally gluten-free but can be cross-contaminated with gluten-containing grains, such as barley, rye and wheat, during processing. Check the label for the quaker oats you are considering and make sure it’s labeled gluten free and doesn’t have a disclaimer about possible contamination during processing.
How to make Blueberry Overnight Oats
You can make these blueberry overnight oats in a jar, container, or a bowl. We like to use a glass jar with a lid.
- In a glass jar, add oats, milk, maple syrup and chia seeds.
- Mix everything together with a spoon until combined.
- If you’re enjoying your overnight oats within 24 hours, stir your blueberries in. If you’re prepping ahead of time, stir them in right before you enjoy them.
- Seal the jar and store in refrigerator for at least 1 hour, or overnight.
You can enjoy this blueberry overnight oats recipe cold or heat it for a warm and comforting breakfast.
Can you add frozen fruit to overnight oats?
Yes, you can add frozen fruit to overnight oats. For blueberry overnight oats we often add frozen blueberries. If you want to smash your frozen fruit, add it to the the top after you’ve mixed the rest of the overnight oats. Simple stir it in the next morning when you are ready to enjoy your oats.
Which oats are best for overnight oats?
We like to use GF Harvest Rolled Oats. Rolled oats are best for overnight oats. For a smoother, creamier texture you can use quick oats. For a chewy texture you can use steel cut oats. If you eat gluten free make sure your oats are certified gluten free.
If you like overnight oats you might like my Gluten Free Gingerbread Overnight Oats. They are enjoyable all year long and not just during the winter months. Do you have a favorite way to enjoy overnight oats? Please let us know in the comments below.
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Serving Size: 1
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 399 Total Fat: 9g Saturated Fat: 2g Trans Fat: 0g Unsaturated Fat: 6g Cholesterol: 10mg Sodium: 73mg Carbohydrates: 71g Net Carbohydrates: 0g Fiber: 9g Sugar: 28g Sugar Alcohols: 0g Protein: 12g