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Overnight Oats With Peaches And Chia Seeds 

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This peach overnight oats recipe is hearty, healthy, and will leave you feeling full until your mid-morning snack or lunch. It’s the perfect recipe for peach season, and it takes minimal effort to put together. This recipe also uses simple everyday ingredients that are budget friendly.

Overnight oats with peaches and chia seeds

You can also meal prep with these overnight oats. There is nothing better than running out the door with breakfast on-the-go. I love prepping these a few days in advance for busy mornings.

Recipe Highlights 

  • Filling breakfast that will leave you feeling full and fuel your body to start the day. 
  • Healthy oats that are a creamy and sweet start to your day. 
  • You can use ripe summer peaches or canned peaches, so this is a meal prep breakfast you can eat all year round. 
  • A recipe you can make and eat daily, with endless variations. Mix it up with different fruits, spices and sweeteners.

Ingredients needed

  • Oats – You will want to use rolled oats also known as old-fashioned oats. You will find that quick oats are not the best as it is too soft of a texture for overnight prep.
  • Chia Seeds – The chia seeds are going to help add fiber and leave you feeling full longer. 
  • Plant-Based Milk – Reach for any milk you would like. We typically use almond milk or soy milk. But feel free to use coconut milk, oat milk, or any other non-dairy milk. 
  • Maple Syrup – The sweetener of this easy recipe. It will sweeten the peaches and cream overnight oats in a light way. 
  • Cinnamon – A little sprinkle of cinnamon helps to add warm spices to the oats. 
  • Peaches – Fresh summer peaches are wonderful for slicing and topping your cream oatmeal. If you don’t have fresh use frozen peaches that are thawed or canned peaches. 

How to make overnight oats with peaches and chia seeds

Overnight oats with peaches and chia seeds

In a small bowl, add all your ingredients except the peaches. Mix well. 

Then, place the oat mixture in a sealed container. Refrigerate overnight. 

In the morning, top the cold oats with peach slices. You can also add a drizzle of honey or maple syrup to sweeten these up.


You will want to store your overnight oats in an airtight container and keep the oats in the fridge.  Store the oats for 2-3 days. As you store the oatmeal, it will alter the texture and flavor. So, don’t allow it to store for too long in the fridge. I eat them within 3 days for the best taste.

Keep your fruit stored separately and then place the fresh fruit on right before eating. This will help preserve the oats better. 

Recipe FAQs and Tips

Overnight oats with peaches and chia seeds
  • I like to use mason jars, as they are the perfect single-serve container. You can buy a smaller-sized mason jar so you can create smaller portions. This is a great way to grab and go. 
  • If you would like you can use different sweeteners instead of pure maple syrup. Brown sugar, agave nectar, and other sweeteners can work. 
  • Feel free to mix in a little protein powder as well.
  • Ensure you allow the oat mixture to sit overnight as this will help soften the oats and absorb the flavors of this perfect make-ahead breakfast. 
  • You can use any summer fruit or fresh fruit for any season for this overnight oatmeal. 

Can I heat up overnight oats?

Yes, you are more than welcome to heat up the overnight oats. Just heat in the microwave for short heat cycles, and stir between each heat cycle. Heat until the oats are warmed all the way through. 

Can I use steel-cut oats for overnight oats?

Steel cut oats can be used for making this delicious breakfast. It just needs a bit longer of time to soak up the liquid, and it will offer a chewier texture. 

Are overnight oats healthy?

This recipe is a very healthy start to your morning. It’s the perfect way to get in some fiber and protein to fuel your body. Just make sure to keep in check on how much maple syrup you add and fruit. 

This might easily become one of your new favorite breakfasts. The creamy texture paired with the sweet fruit on top, is the perfect pairing. Plus this is a high-protein breakfast and you have endless ways to change up the flavor of this oat recipe. Kids and adults will enjoy this breakfast recipe idea. 

Mix all overnight oat ingredients together in a jar until well combine. Refrigerate overnight and top in morning.

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Overnight Oats With Peaches And Chia Seeds 

Overnight oats with peaches and chia seeds
These overnight oats are easy to make and perfect for breakfast on the go.
Serving Size 1 serving


  • ½ cup rolled oats
  • 1 Tbsp. chia seeds
  • cup almond milk or soy milk
  • ½ tsp maple syrup
  • ¼ tsp cinnamon


  • 1 fresh peach diced


  • Mix all ingredients together in a small bowl. Add to mason jar and cover and refridgerate overnight.
  • In the morning top off with fresh sliced peaches, granola, or seeds. You can also use a drizzle of honey or maple syrup for sweetness.

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