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Overnight Oatmeal

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Clock Icon for Prep Time 15 min prep
Person Icon for Serving Size 1 servings
Carrot Icon for Number of Ingredients Size 6 ingredients

This Overnight Oatmeal recipe comes straight from the home of one of our recipe testers at Drexel University. It’s a great way to ensure a good meal in the morning, even if you have to...


  • ½ cup rolled oats
  • 1 cup almond milk
  • ¼ cup dried cherries
  • 1 tablespoon chia seeds
  • ½ teaspoon vanilla extract
  • ½ teaspoon cinnamon
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Nutrition Facts


385 cals


9 g

Saturated Fat

2 g

Polyunsaturated Fat

7 g

Monounsaturated Fat

8 g


69 g


28 g


11 g


9 g


179 mg


  1. In a container with a lid, place the oats, almond milk, cherries, chia seeds, vanilla, and cinnamon. Stir to combine and cover with the lid. 
  2. Place the container in the refrigerator overnight, at least six hours.
  3. In the morning, remove from the refrigerator and serve cold or warm in microwave. Top with nuts or berries as desired.

Chef Tips

Overnight oatmeal can be made in any way you like. Different dried fruit, non-dairy milk, different spices, and nuts can be added to suit your liking.

Registered Dietitian Approved

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