Blackberry Almond Overnight Oats

If you are looking for a quick breakfast, overnight oats are easy, cost effective and delicious.  They are my favorite breakfast for weekday mornings, when I do not have any extra time.  You just mix the ingredients together in a jar and let them sit in the refrigerator overnight then enjoy the next morning.  Oats provide fiber and long lasting energy so that you do not get hungry for hours. I add in chia seeds for extra protein and healthy omega 3 oils, blackberries for antioxidants, and some almond butter to give it a delicious flavor and extra protein boost.  Also, since these are in a jar they are portable and perfect for on the go!  Healthy breakfasts can be easy!


Author: Amy Lyons O’Neil

Amy has worked for Fresh and Natural Foods since 2006 contributing to the variety of healthful foods we offer. She graduated with a degree in studio art from Bethel University in 2007, but in her senior year of college, found that her passion was with the art of food. She later used her photography and culinary skills to create a vegan food and recipe blog, Fragrant Vanilla Cake. She has also written 3 cookbooks. She specializes in vegan and vegetarian recipes. Local, fresh and organic food has always been her focus in whatever she creates.



Mash the blackberries with a fork until they are the consistency of thick jam (if you want them sweeter, mix in the maple syrup). In another bowl, mix together all of the remaining ingredients, then spoon them into a jar, alternating with the blackberries. Let them sit at least 1 hour or overnight (refrigerate if letting sit overnight) before enjoying.

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Recipe Type

  • Dairy-Free
  • Gluten-Free
  • Heart Healthy
  • Vegan
  • Vegetarian

Course Type

  • Breakfast

Skill Level

  • Beginner
  • Child Friendly
  • Easy