Overnight Oats – Almond Joy

  • 1/2 cup rolled oats (gluten free as needed)
  • 2/3 – 3/4 cup almond milk or your favourite milk for a non-vegan version – you can add half milk and half Greek yogurt for creaminess as well
  • 2 teaspoons chia seeds
  • 2 teaspoons maple syrup, honey or low carb liquid sweetener
  • 1/2 Tablespoon cocoa powder or cacao powder
  • 1 Tablespoon unsweetened shredded coconut
  • 1 Tablespoon slivered or sliced almonds
  • chocolate chips optional for topping


Add oats, milk, chia seeds, maple syrup, cocoa powder, coconut and almonds. (and sweetener if desired) together in a mason jar, resealable container or a bowl. (If you like your oatmeal more creamy you can add more milk and less if you like them on the chunkier side – you can also add an extra 2 tablespoons yogurt (dairy free if needed) to make them creamier).Shake jar or mix and combine with a spoon. Seal and chill in fridge for at least 4 hours or overnight. Enjoy cold or heat up in the microwave or stove-top.Serve with more milk as desired and top with additional coconut, almonds and/or chocolate chips before serving, if desired.