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carrot cake overnight oats in a jar with yogurt and chia seeds

Carrot Cake 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


Carrot cake overnight oats are a healthy, vegan, and gluten-free breakfast recipe! They’re great for meal prep and busy families. The easy recipe is made with yogurt, chia seeds, shredded carrots, raisins, and maple syrup. Enjoy them for breakfast on the go or as a healthy treat. This dessert oatmeal recipe tastes like carrot cake! #overnightoats #overnightoatmeal #oatmeal #oatmealrecipe #carrotcake #breakfastdessert #dessertforbreakfast #porridge #mealprep #veganbreakfast #healthybreakfast


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Overnight Oats

  • 1/2 cup rolled oats
  • 1/2 cup non-dairy milk or milk
  • 1/4 cup non-dairy vanilla yogurt or dairy yogurt (optional, but recommended)
  • 1/4 cup shredded carrots
  • 2 tbsp maple syrup (or honey, agave, etc)
  • 1 tbsp raisins
  • 1/2 tbsp chia seeds
  • 1/2 tsp cinnamon
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1/8 tsp salt

Optional Toppings

  • Almond butter
  • Granola
  • Raisins


  1. Add rolled oats, milk, yogurt, shredded carrot, maple syrup, raisins, chia seeds, cinnamon, vanilla extract, 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 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 almond butter, granola, and raisins. Enjoy!


  • How to store: These 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, like almond butter, granola, and raisins.
  • Nutrition information below is made without toppings.


  • Serving Size: 1 serving
  • Calories: 370
  • Sugar: 30g
  • Fat: 8g
  • Carbohydrates: 68g
  • Fiber: 8g
  • Protein: 7.5g

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