Basic Overnight Oats

Basic Overnight Oats



  • ½ ripe banana
  • 2/3 cup milk or milk alternative (low-fat (1%) or nonfat milk for children 2 or older)
  • 1/3 cup plain Greek yogurt
  • ½ cup of whole oats
  • ½ tsp. vanilla extract
  • Optional toppings: fresh berries, walnuts, pecans, or almond pieces, peanut butter, chia seeds, flaxseed


  1. In a large bowl, mash banana well with a fork.
  2. Add in all other ingredients, except for optional toppings, and mix well.
  3. Cover and refrigerate overnight.
  4. Add optional toppings in the morning.

Serves two

This recipe was submitted by YMCA of Western North Carolina.

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