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15 High Protein Overnight Oats Recipes (Different Flavors)

These 15 High Protein Overnight Oats Recipes are each the perfect easy breakfast recipe that double as a great source of protein. They are made in individual portions in a small container, glass jar, or airtight container and are a great addition to a busy morning routine.

Overnight oats can be such a great way to get a large chunk of your protein intake in in the morning. However, some individuals hate the thought of them because of their texture.

For best results in all the healthy recipes listed below, I have made sure they are not mushy. They contain lots of old fashioned oats, protein powder, and just the right amount of milk.

The best part is you can make each recipe vegan if you choose by substituting certain ingredients. They are a great option to start your morning off on the right foot.

15 easy protein overnight oats recipes with chia seeds and vanilla protein powder

I do recommend purchasing a high quality protein powder as the oats really do take on that flavor. Any type of protein powder will work, however if you’re looking for something that tastes amazing and has no added sugar you need to try out PEScience protein powder flavours.

These are such easy recipes, with at least 30 grams of protein per serving, and are perfect to meal prep and grab and go the next morning.

If you like these creamy overnight oats you should also try my 11 Easy High Protein Baked Oats Recipes (Gluten Free), my Banana Bread Stovetop Oats and my Brownie Stovetop Oats.

INGREDIENTS YOU WILL NEED FOR SOME OF THESE OAT RECIPES

You will need the following ingredients listed below to make these healthy overnight oats recipes (the exact measurements and full recipe are in each individual recipe card at the bottom of each post):

  • Gluten-free oats – not necessary to use gluten-free, but I do recommend using quick-cooking oats and avoiding steel-cut oats.
  • Chia seeds – for some healthy fats.
  • Non-dairy milk – anything like unsweetened almond milk, coconut milk, oat milk, hemp milk, cashew milk or regular milk all work.
  • Brown sugar – pure maple syrup, honey or apple sauce for some sweetness.
  • Cream cheese – one of the key ingredients for the icing for many of these recipes!
  • Peanut butter – almond butter, cashew butter, sunflower seed butter, or your favorite nut butter of choice will all work.
  • Whey protein – vanilla protein powder, chocolate protein powder, or vegan protein powder. Adding a scoop of protein powder to these recipes adds lots of extra protein.
  • Greek yogurt – a healthy protein source that is also used as the icing. Non-fat greek yogurt can also be used for a lower calorie option.
  • Vanilla extract – almond extract is also used in a few of the recipes below.
  • Lemon juice
  • Lemon zest
  • Coconut flakes
  • Fresh berries
  • Dash of cinnamon

Biscoff Protein Overnight Oats (6 Ingredients)

These Biscoff overnight oats are the ultimate make ahead breakfast! Made with gluten free oats, chia seeds, and protein powder, they are full of simple ingredients to keep you feeling good and satisfied!

top down shot of biscoff overnight oats with biscoff cookies

Blueberry Cheesecake Protein Overnight Oats 

These Blueberry Cheesecake Protein Overnight Oats are sweet, creamy and loaded with protein. The perfect overnight oatmeal recipe with vanilla protein powder to kickstart your morning in the best way!

top down shot of blueberry cheesecake overnight oats with fresh fruit and graham crackers

Tiramisu Protein Overnight Oats

This tiramisu oatmeal is the perfect high protein oatmeal recipe with simple ingredients. Packed with heart-healthy oats, unsweetened Greek yogurt, and nutrient-dense chia seeds, these chocolate and coffee flavoured overnight oats are the best way to start your busy mornings.

healthy tiramisu protein overnight oats with cocoa powder

Peanut Butter and Jam Overnight Oats

These peanut butter and jam overnight oats are a healthy and protein packed breakfast recipe. They are gluten free, can easily be made vegan, and are so simple to make!

peanut butter and jam overnight oats with peanuts

Cinnamon Overnight Oats

It takes just minutes to assemble this protein overnight oats recipe, making it simple for meal-prepped grab-and-go breakfasts. These overnight protein oats are inspired by classic cinnamon bun flavours, but with so many incredibly nourishing ingredients to get your mornings started off right!

side shot of cinnamon overnight oats with whey protein powder

Pumpkin Cheesecake Overnight Oats

Overnight oats that taste like a slice of no bake pumpkin cheesecake! Pumpkin puree and pumpkin pie spice give these pumpkin cheesecake overnight oats that cozy fall flavor we love while almond milk makes them nice and creamy.

no bake pumpkin cheesecake overnight oats with oat milk

Chocolate Peanut Butter Overnight Oats

Chocolate Peanut Butter Overnight Oats are an easy make-ahead breakfast you’ll make all the time. A healthy sweet breakfast that tastes just like a snickers bar but is gluten-free, vegan, and can be made in just 5 minutes! 

chocolate peanut butter overnight oats with old-fashioned oats

Birthday Cake Overnight Oats

This Birthday Cake Overnight Oats recipe proves that you truly can have your cake and eat it too. These high-protein overnight oats are a fun and colorful way to start your day on a festive note – even on the 364 days of the year when it’s not your birthday!

high protein birthday cake overnight oats with sprinkles in a glass cup

Peaches & Cream Overnight Oats

These dreamy Peaches and Cream Overnight Oats are the ultimate gluten-free and protein-packed breakfast or snack! They are made with wholesome ingredients, like rolled oats, Greek yogurt, protein powder and healthy chia seeds and come together in just minutes.

peaches and cream overnight oats with chai seeds and fresh fruit

Gluten Free Key Lime Pie Overnight Oats

Lovers of key lime pie and healthy lime recipes will love these gluten-free Key Lime Pie Overnight Oats! A high-protein oatmeal recipe that is easy to make with that perfect balance of sweet and tangy. 

top down shot of keylime pie protein overnight oats with vanilla protein powder

Banana Cream Pie Overnight Oats

This amazingly easy recipe turns your favorite banana cream pie dessert into a healthy breakfast treat! Gluten free oats are combined with protein powder and plant-based milk, then layered with fresh banana and topped with a creamy white chocolate and Greek yogurt ganache.

top down shot of overnight oatmeal recipe for meal prep

Carrot Cake Overnight Oats

These High Protein Carrot Cake Overnight Oats are the best oatmeal recipe for lovers of dessert for breakfast! Enjoy all the delicious flavors of carrot cake while getting the health benefits of overnight proats at the same time. 

carrot cake overnight oats made with quick oats

Lemon Cheesecake Overnight Oats

This gluten free, high protein, healthy overnight oats recipe is the perfect grab and go breakfast. Made with Greek yogurt, protein powder, chia seeds, and lemon juice, this actually be my new favourite overnight oatmeal flavour!

top down shot of lemon cheesecake overnight oats with quick oats

Coconut Overnight Oats

These coconut overnight oats are a healthy and protein packed breakfast recipe. They are gluten free, can easily be made vegan, and are so simple to make!

coconut overnight oats with vanilla protein powder and chia seeds

Strawberry Cheesecake Protein Overnight Oats

These easy Strawberry Cheesecake Protein Overnight Oats are the perfect way to start your morning! They contain simple ingredients like fresh juicy strawberries, gluten free graham crackers, and cream cheese to make this a healthy breakfast option.

gluten free strawberry cheesecake overnight oats with oat milk

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16 Comments

  1. Katelyn Wood says:

    The cinnamon overnight oats are my fave! SO yummy and simple 🙂

    1. Hi Katelyn,

      They are one of my favourites too! So glad you enjoy them!!

  2. Biscoff overnight oats is one of my favourites! Feels like I’m eating dessert for breakfast.

  3. Michelle Webber says:

    Finally tried one of the overnight oats recipes!
    GAME. CHANGER 😍😍
    Quick, easy, DELISH

  4. Rachel Abram says:

    I am obsessed with every single overnight oats I have tried on this site!! I make a big batch (ingredients x4) so i have breakfast for a few days. This works best with any overnight oats that is not baked. Bails PB and J is one of the best!

  5. Oh my gosh these are AMAZING!!!!! I look forward to breakfast whenever I make these. Thankyou 😋

  6. Any chance you’ve got an overnight recipe without an icing? I’m looking for something simple to have as a quick breakfast with lots of protein, but I don’t want something too sweet.

    1. Hi Angela,

      Yes, the Chocolate Peanut Butter ones in this blog post don’t have the icing. They’re delicious! 🙂

  7. Delicious! We’ve tried 4 recipes and love them all. I’m excited to try more! Super easy and happy they are high protein!