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vegan banana overnight oats in a jar with chia seeds, rolled oats, and almond milk

Banana Overnight Oats

  • Author: Kaylie Grace
  • Prep Time: 5 minutes
  • Total Time: 5 minutes
  • Yield: 1 serving 1x
  • Category: Breakfast
  • Method: Mix
  • Cuisine: American
  • Diet: Vegan


Banana overnight oats are healthy, vegan, gluten-free, and taste like banana bread! This make ahead breakfast recipe is great for meal prep and busy families. It’s super easy and takes just 5 minutes to make in a jar. These overnight oats are made with overripe bananas, chia seeds, and cinnamon. They’re customizable, kid friendly, and convenient for back to school season! #overnightoats #overnightoatmeal #oatmealrecipes #bananaoatmeal #mealprep #bananabread #healthybreakfast #veganbreakfast 


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Overnight Oats

  • 1/2 cup rolled oats
  • 1/2 cup non-dairy milk or regular milk
  • 1/2 banana, mashed
  • 1 tbsp maple syrup (optional)
  • 1/2 tbsp chia seeds
  • 1/2 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1/4 tsp cinnamon
  • 1/8 tsp salt

Optional Toppings

  • Fresh fruit
  • Nut butter
  • Granola


  1. Add rolled oats, milk, mashed banana, maple syrup (optional), chia seeds, vanilla extract, cinnamon, and salt to a jar. Mix ingredients together, then seal with a lid.
  2. Store oats in the refrigerator overnight (or at least 4 hours).
  3. The next morning (or whenever you are ready to eat), remove the lid and stir the oats. If desired, add a splash of non-dairy milk to thin the consistency.
  4. Enjoy the oats directly out of the jar or transfer them to a bowl. Add any toppings of your choosing, like fresh fruit, nut butter, and granola. Enjoy!


  • How to store: Banana overnight oats are best enjoyed within 24 hours. However, you can keep them stored in the refrigerator for 2-3 days. Be sure they are tightly sealed with a lid to maintain freshness.
  • Toppings: Serve with any of your favorite toppings. Read the blog post for the best topping recommendations.
  • Nutrition information below is made without toppings and maple syrup.


  • Serving Size: 1 serving
  • Calories: 246
  • Sugar: 8g
  • Fat: 6g
  • Carbohydrates: 42g
  • Fiber: 7.5g
  • Protein: 7g

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