Overnight Chia Oatmeal


  • Prep Time5 mins
  • Total Time5 mins
  • Makes4 servings
Overnight Chia Oatmeal

Photo: Erik Putz

Fire up your kid’s mind and body for a day of learning with the perfect equation of protein plus fibre found in these make-ahead puddings.


  • 1 ½ cups unsweetened almond milk

  • 2/3 cup rolled oats

  • 2 tbsp chia seeds

  • 4 tsp honey

  • ½ tsp vanilla

  • 4 tbsp dried cranberries

  • 2 bananas, thinly sliced

  • 4 tbsp toasted sliced almonds


  • In a large bowl, combine almond milk, oats, chia seeds, honey, vanilla and cranberries. Spoon mixture into small mason jars or washed jam jars.

  • Cover and refrigerate overnight.

  • Before serving, top puddings with sliced bananas and almonds.

Nutrition (per serving)

Calories 244, Protein 5.5g, Carbohydrates 43g, Fat 7.5g, Fibre 14g, Sodium 70mg.


Switch up the nuts and fresh and dried fruits in this recipe with whatever your family likes best.

Originally published in the Today’s Parent September/October 2018 issue. Photo by Erik Putz.

This article was originally published on Aug 09, 2018

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