quaker overnight oats recipe


This overnight oatmeal would make the perfect make-ahead grab and go breakfast or snack, especially if your mornings are usually hectic. It is suitable for the whole family. Who has time making one meal for the children and a separate meal for Daddy and Mummy? Definitely not me. 

Course Breakfast
Prep Time 5 minutes
Total Time 5 minutes
Servings 1
Calories 480 kcal


  • 1/2 cup raw quaker oats
  • 1 tbsp chia seed
  • 1 cup mixed fruits
  • 20 pieces of peanuts
  • 1/2 cup liquid whole milk
  • 2 tbsp powdered whole milk


  1. To a mason jar or small bowl, add raw oats, chia seeds, and other optional ingredients such nut butter, honey or maple syrup.

  2. Stir with a spoon to combine. Add milk and/or yogurt and stir a few more times.

  3. Then press down with a spoon to ensure all oats have been moistened and are immersed in the milk. 

  4. Cover securely with a lid or plastic wrap and set in the refrigerator overnight (or for at least 4 hours).

  5. The next day, open and garnish with desired toppings as highlighted above.

  6. Overnight oats will keep in the refrigerator for up to 2-3days, though best within the first 12-24 hours.

Recipe Notes

*Images does not reflect the steps outlined because lately, I prefer a little crunch in my oatmeal so I just mix everything together and eat like a bowl of cereal.

*Caloric information is a rough estimate.