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10 Healthy Overnight Oats Recipes

10 Easy Overnight Oats Recipe Ideas

10 Must-Try Overnight Oats Recipe Ideas for Every Taste

Using our new Overnight Oats, we have put together 10 Overnight oats recipe ideas that will allow you to mix up your overnight oats every morning and give you healthy breakfast ideas!

Healthy Overnight Oats

Looking for overnight oats recipe ideas? Try Linwoods Overnight Oats which are delicious blends of porridge oats and seeds with functional benefits.  

Linwoods Overnight Oats make a nutrient-rich breakfast without the hassle of adding a multitude of ingredients to your recipe and removes the hard work of breakfast preparation. Our delicious range of Overnight Oats have already been prepared for you with all the nutritious ingredients you could ever need, making them a quick and easy breakfast on the go that is also healthy and satisfying. Linwoods Overnight Oats come in three delightful flavours; chocolate, strawberry and original, which caters to every taste preference.  

The recipe for Linwoods Overnight Oats is incredibly simple and can be made in just three simple steps: 

  1. Soak: Simply soak 50g of oats with 100ml of your favourite milk and stir. 
  2. Chill: Cover and leave in the fridge overnight.
  3. Enjoy: Although Linwoods Overnight Oats make a convenient breakfast on the go, you may wish to add some of your favourite toppings to make it your own.  

There are endless delicious possibilities when it comes to toppings and here are just a few of the many delicious and overnight oats recipe ideas that you can try. 

Must-Try Overnight Oats Recipe Ideas & Toppings for a Nutrient-Rich Breakfast

We have suggested our favourite overnight oat toppings below which will allow you to add extra nutrients & flavour to your overnight oats. Try our healthy overnight oats recipe ideas below.

Our Favourite Toppings for Linwoods Chocolate Protein Overnight Oats 

This recipe is perfect for chocolate lovers as they are made with cocoa powder and cocoa chocolate drops. If this rich and chocolaty flavour is not enough to tingle your taste buds, you could add the below toppings.

overnight oats recipe ideas

  1. Banana  

Adding banana to your chocolate overnight oats is a great way to add extra natural sweetness and creaminess. Bananas are also a good source of potassium which is an important mineral for heart health. Bananas are also a good source of fibre which is important for digestive health.  

2. Hazelnuts  

If you want to add a crunchier texture to your overnight oats recipe ideas, hazelnuts make a delicious addition. Hazelnuts also have a creamy and buttery flavour that pairs perfectly with chocolate. From adding hazelnuts, you can receive a variety of nutritional benefits including being a good source of vitamin E, which is an antioxidant that helps protect cells from damage. You can also add a combination of nuts to your chocolate overnight oats recipe ideas for a variety of flavours and textures.  

3. Raspberries  

Raspberries add a refreshing and fruity flavour, plus the juicy texture can help absorb the liquid from the milk to make your oats even more creamy. Raspberries are a good source of vitamins, minerals and antioxidants and are especially a good source of vitamin C which contributes to normal collagen formation.  

4. Peanut butter 

Linwoods Chocolate Protein Overnight Oats already provides 11g of plant-based protein per 50g serving. but if you would like an additional amount, peanut butter could be your topping of choice. Peanut butter is a good source of plant-based protein which helps you feel fuller for longer and more satisfied. The contrasting flavours of the sweet chocolate and salty peanut butter complement each other and the additional creaminess of the peanut butter thickens the oats. You can add peanut butter to your chocolate overnight oats in a variety of ways. You can mix it in, layer it on top, or even make a peanut butter swirl. 

Our Favourite Toppings for Linwoods Strawberry Energy Overnight Oats 

A chocolatey way to enhance your overnight oats recipe ideas. If you prefer a lighter sweetness and refreshing taste to your healthy overnight oats, strawberry overnight oats will be your flavour of choice. If you would like to add additional natural flavours to compliment the strawberry fruitiness, here are some of our favourite choices: 

5. Shredded Coconut 

This topping will transport you to a beachy paradise with a refreshing and tropical taste. Both strawberry and coconut have a natural sweetness that is not overpowering which makes them a good match for flavours. Shredded coconut will add a unique texture to your overnight oats which is slightly chewy and creamy. Coconut is also a good source of healthy fats which contributes to the maintenance of normal blood cholesterol levels. 


6. Granola  

Crunchy overnight oats recipe ideas. Granola creates a delicious crunch to your overnight oats. The contrasting textures of creamy overnight oats and crunchy granola will make your nutrient-rich breakfast even more enjoyable to eat. Granola is also a good source of fibre which is imperative to digestive health and can help you feel fuller for longer. 

7. Yoghurt  

Add a dollop of creamy yoghurt for extra indulgence on top of your overnight oats. Pick a yoghurt that will give you a boost of calcium, protein, and probiotics without unnecessary calories or being high in sugar.

Here are some healthy tips for adding yoghurt to your overnight oats for some delicious overnight oats recipe ideas. 

  • Use plain yoghurt. Flavoured yoghurts often contain added sugar. Seek out a product with no more than 5g of sugar per 100g. 
  • Avoid yoghurts with too much saturated fat. Aim for yoghurts that contain less than 1.5g per 100g to keep on track for your overnight oats
  • Choose Greek or Greek-style yogurts as they are particularly high in protein and lower in sugar.  

Our Favourite Toppings for Linwoods Original Energy Overnight Oats 

A number of sweet overnight oats recipe ideas. This recipe is for people who prefer to eat a simple breakfast and find the natural sweetness of the oats light and satisfying. Even if you prefer plain overnight oats, you can still customise them to your liking by adding different toppings to craft your ideal healthy overnight oats on the go.

8. Blueberries  

Add a pop of colour to your plain overnight oats and add a handful of nutritious blueberries, frozen or fresh. If you are looking for a cost-effective way to add blueberries to your overnight oats, frozen blueberries are a good option. If you are looking for a slightly better flavour and colour, fresh blueberries are a better choice. Blueberries are often called a superfood because they are loaded with nutrients such a vitamin C which contributes to the normal function of the immune system. 

9. Apple and Cinnamon 

This classic flavour combination is perfect for Autumn and Winter time. These flavours will fill your plain overnight oats with warm spices and fresh apple which strengths the sweet taste of your already scrumptious breakfast. Apples are also a good source of fibre which is imperative to digestive health and cinnamon is a good source of antioxidants helps protect cells from damage caused by free radicals. For extra nutrients, you can add in our Apple & Cinnamon Flaxseed.

10. Berry Compote  

Another popular way of adding extra flavour to your overnight oats is adding a homemade berry compote. Berries are among the healthiest foods you can eat and they provide various nutrients such as potassium, vitamin C and magnesium. You can dip every spoonful into this sweet mixture and it only requires two ingredients to make: 

  • Add 300g of red mixed berries and 2 tbsp of honey or maple syrup to a pan and then simmer for a few minutes stirring to squash the berries. 

Try our Easy Porridge Recipe | Red Berry Compote that serves 2 

Here are some final tips for making overnight oats.

  • Use your favourite milk. You can use dairy milk or plant-based milk such Soy, Almond or Hazlenu.
  • Add in your favourite yogurt. Greek yoghurt is a good choice because it is high in protein and plain yoghurt for less sugar.
  • Be creative with your toppings. There are endless possibilities when it comes to toppings for overnight oats. Try fruit, nuts, seeds, spices, granola, or even shredded coconut to add to your overnight oats recipe ideas.

So what are you waiting for? Start experimenting with different overnight oats toppings today! Get creative and experiment with the different flavours of Linwoods Overnight Oats and find your favourite nutrient-rich breakfast.  Follow our youtube for more healthy recipes. For more overnight oat recipe ideas check out our recipe section


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