In this no-cook overnight oatmeal recipe, just quickly reheat the oats in the morning and top with berries, maple syrup and pecans for an easy, on-the-go breakfast.

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Recipe Summary

8 hrs 10 mins


Ingredient Checklist


Instructions Checklist
  • Combine oats, water and salt in a jar or bowl. Cover and refrigerate overnight. In the morning, heat if desired, and top with blueberries, yogurt, pecans and syrup.



People with celiac disease or gluten-sensitivity should use oats that are labeled “gluten-free,” as oats are often cross-contaminated with wheat and barley.

Nutrition Facts

291 calories; protein 9g; carbohydrates 48.6g; dietary fiber 6.4g; sugars 17.6g; fat 8.3g; saturated fat 1g; cholesterol 1.4mg; vitamin a iu 44.9IU; vitamin c 7.3mg; folate 27.4mcg; calcium 57.4mg; iron 2.2mg; magnesium 127.7mg; potassium 297.3mg; sodium 161.4mg; thiamin 0.3mg; added sugar 9g.

Reviews (5)

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5 Ratings
  • 5 star values: 1
  • 4 star values: 4
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Rating: 4 stars
This was wonderful. Not having to cook anything made it really nice. Loved the toasted pecans with it. Next time I will use vanilla yogurt as the plain was too strong for my taste. Read More
Rating: 4 stars
Good pretty easy and filling. Read More
Rating: 4 stars
Surprisingly good for water oats berries yogurt. Comes together well. Key is to mix it up a bit (creamy and harmonious) versus eating it in strict layers. Read More
Rating: 4 stars
I liked this a lot. The portion was too big. Add the yogurt even if you don't think you need it. It really pulled all the flavors together. Read More
Rating: 5 stars
OmG I have never liked oatmeal if it was not from an envelope packed with bunch of sugar but this is the best one I have ever eaten that is fresh and healthy. I made absolutely no changes to this recipe is perfect! Just give it a swirl to all ingredients before digging in and you won t regret it! Best eveeeeeeerrrr! Read More