overnight oats

5 ways high protein overnight oats

high protein overnight oats

You can’t go wrong with oatmeal, and high protein overnight oats can only make breakfast better. Oatmeal is cheap, tasty, and easy to make. Additionally, it’s healthy – it’s warm comfort food in the form of a breakfast. To make it even better we are going to add protein to this wonderful and rich breakfast. I am going to offer some fantastic suggestions for you.

Overnight oats are easy to make :

Oats have so many benefits like making you feel full for longer to keep a healthy weight. Oats Oatmeal has a low glycemic index score, the soluble fibre helps maintain blood sugar levels for diabetes., lowers cholesterol, and increases healthy bacteria. Though sometimes just having a high-fibre breakfast doesn’t fulfil your cravings, adding protein to our breakfast can help you stay full for longer.

How much protein is in your diet? Additionally, you should make sure you consume adequate protein, so why not add protein to your breakfast? Additionally, protein is so important to have in our diets. It is necessary for the structure, functionality, and upkeep of our bodies.

Because protein and fibre keep us fuller for longer, we don’t experience the impulse to eat as frequently. This reduces weight while providing our cells with the essential nutrition they require, and who doesn’t want to lose weight?

What are high protein overnight oats?

Overnight oats are a quick, cheap and easy breakfast, adding high protein overnight oats is the easiest way to make them breakfast.

  • 120 ml Milk (any type of milk)
  • 3/4 tsp chia seeds
  • 120 MLS rolled oats

You can make overnight oats by adding the ingredients above to a container that you have in your kitchen. Make sure to add the sweetener of your choice, whether honey, stevia or sugar.

Place the container in the fridge overnight after stirring the mixture thoroughly. Give the mixture another stir the next day after the oats have been refrigerated. Your overnight oats will become thicker and smoother. If you want to add fruit, nuts or nut butter to your oats, you can do so.  You can also have your oats either chilled or warmed up.  Your oats will keep well n the refrigerator for a couple of days making them a fantastic breakfast option.  Perfect breakfast for busy families that are on the go

Overnight oats with greek yogurt

The popularity of Greek yogurt can be attributed to a number of factors. Greek yogurt is a high-protein food, so combining it with overnight oats produces high-protein, oats, resulting in a particularly delicious and nutritious full-fat yogurt.

The process of adding Greek yogurt to oatmeal is straightforward. Overnight oats can be thickened and creamed by adding them, or you can stir them in when the oats are warm.

Greek yogurt changes the taste of the oats slightly, but it adds a lot of richness. You should try the different flavours of Greek yoghurt available.  

  • ¼ cup greek yogurt
  • ¼ cup rolled oats
  • 2 tsp sweetener
  • 2 tsp chia seeds
  • 1 tsp cinnamon
  • ¼ cup strawberries


Combine milk, yogurt, oats, sweetener, chia seeds, and cinnamon in a jar with a lid; cover and mix until combined. Add in strawberries or any fruit you choose.

Cover and refrigerate, for 8 hours to overnight.

Overnight Oats with Protein Powder

Probably the easiest way to add protein to your oat is to mix in some protein powder, then you have high protein overnight oats for breakfast.  I love the chocolate pea protein powder.  Try some flavours and different types.

Lately, I’ve been focusing on my protein intake and looking for easy ways to increase the daily amount of protein I’m getting.


  • 1/2 cup rolled oats
  • 3/4 cup milk
  • 25 grams of protein powder
  • 1/2 tbsp chia seeds
  • 1/2 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1/4 tsp cinnamon


In a small container, combine all the ingredients minus the toppings, as we are going to add these later.

Put the container in the refrigerator overnight.

noticeable. You may want to add a little more milk, water or sweetener before eating.

Top with toppings of your choice and enjoy.

Overnight oats with milk

Sometimes the simple recipes are the best:

  • ½ cup rolled overnight oats
  • ½ cup milk
  • ½ Tbsp chia seeds
  • 1 tsp sugar or honey
  • 1 tbsp unsweetened nut butter
  • ½ banana,


Mix the milk, chia seeds, sugar or honey, and nut butter thoroughly in a jar.
When the rolled oats are thoroughly combined and added, continue mixing.
Overnight in the refrigerator, covered with a lid.
Add sliced banana on top, then eat

Overnight Oats with Peanut Butter

I love to top my oats with peanut or nut butter. Well, nut butter is high in protein, so why not add nut butter to your breakfast today?


1/2 cup overnight oats

  • 1/2 cup of rolled oats
  • 1 tbsp chia seeds
  • 1 tbsp flaxseeds
  • 1/4 cup sultanas
  • 1/4 cup nuts
  • 1 tbsp of sweetener
  • 1/4 cup milk


In a small container, combine all the ingredients minus the toppings.

Put the container in the refrigerator overnight.

You may want to add a little more milk, water or sweetener before eating.

Top with toppings of your choice and enjoy.

Overnight oats with nuts

Get clever with your combos: almonds, blueberries or walnuts plus dried sultanas make for a healthy cheap breakfast.


  • 1 1/2 bananas
  • 1/2 cup rolled oats
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 1 tbsp greek yogurt
  • 2 tsp sweetener
  • 1/2 tsp cinnamon
  • 1/8 tsp nutmeg
  • 1/4 tsp vanilla extract
  • 2 tbsp nuts


The above ingredients should be mixed together and then topped with nuts. You can enjoy it in the morning after it has been refrigerated overnight. The mixture should be refrigerated for at least eight hours.  

Overnight oats with chia seeds

 Fibre and protein are abundant in chia seeds, which are effective for maintaining a healthy weight.  

  • ¼ cup of rolled oats
  • 1 tbsp chia seeds
  • 1 tbsp coconut
  • ⅔ cup milk
  • 1 tsp sugar or sweetener
  • ¼ tsp cinnamon
  • ½ banana
  • Feel free to add nuts if you like


Mix all the above ingredients except the banana into a small container and mix well. Leave in the refrigerator overnight to thicken.

Why not try my other recipe “https://frugalsavvymum.com/5-ways-banana-bread

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