If you, like most people, are rushed in the morning, overnight oats are a fabulous option for a quick healthy breakfast. Instead of cooking you simply soak the oats overnight and they are ready to eat the next morning. Just grab and go!
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A mason jar filled with Grab and Go Maple Vanilla Overnight Oats on blue and white cloth!

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Grab and Go Maple Vanilla Overnight Oats!

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What are Overnight Oats?

Overnight oats are pretty much just what the name says. You simply soak oats in almond milk, maple, vanilla, and spices overnight in the fridge. In the morning you top with nuts and dates and then grab and go!

A mason jar filled with Grab and Go Maple Vanilla Overnight Oats topped with pecans

The Recipe: Maple Vanilla Overnight Oats

Tips and what you will need: You will need almond milk for this recipe. If you would like to make your own, find my recipe here. You will also need cardamom, a delicious spice found in the grocery spice aisle, or have it delivered to your door.

Maple Vanilla Overnight Oats!
Prep Time
5 mins
Cook Time
5 mins
Total Time
10 mins
Gluten and dairy free breakfast that can be made the night before in less than five minutes. Just grab and go the next morning!
Course: Breakfast
Cuisine: American
Keyword: easy breakfast recipe, kid-friendly recipes
Servings: 2 servings
Author: Sun Basket
  • 6 dates pits removed, thinly sliced
  • 1 cup old-fashioned rolled oats
  • 1 cup almond milk
  • 1/4 teaspoon cardamom
  • 1 Tablespoon real maple syrup
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla paste or extract but I prefer paste!
  • 1/4 cup pecans chopped
  • pinch sea salt
Prep the night before:
  1. Slice dates
  2. Place all ingredients except pecans in a small bowl or mason jar.
  3. Stir to combine. Cover and refrigerate overnight.
  4. Remove from fridge the next morning. Stir oats. Add pecans and serve!

Enjoy my friends! ~ Linda Spiker 


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