Oatmeal is renowned for being a protein-packed, filling meal that fuels your daily activities – however, it can be a bit of a time-draining effort when you have only minutes to get out the door without risking tardiness.

If this sounds familiar, you may be consoled in knowing that you don’t have to miss out on a ride-or-die morning wake up.

‘Overnight oats’ are made the night before and are easily eaten within even the busiest of routines or schedules.

We’ve got you sorted 10 times over with these easy, quick and healthy breakfast recipes!

10 Vegan Winter Oatmeal Recipes You Can Make the Night Before


1. Cinnamon and Apple Overnight Oats

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Want to try your hand at making a raw vegan oatmeal for breakfast? This recipe shows you exactly how to make a delicious and filling meal which you can prepare the night before and wake up to a ready-made breakfast. We’ll take two bowls, please!

Get the recipe here.

2. White Chocolate Raspberry Chia Overnight Porridge

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Admittedly, this recipe title is a little long – so SproutedRoutes has dubbed it choatmeal! The nickname itself is enough to make us put this recipe on our weekly meal prep plan, and it is made the night before for a quick and convenient brekkie.

Get the recipe here.

3. Baked Pumpkin Oatmeal

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This recipe is perfect for those mornings when you just don’t have time for breakfast. Simply make multiple servings and store in the freezer for an easy, re-heatable rushed morning meal.

Get the recipe here.

4. Maple Syrup, Brown Sugar, Cinnamon Overnight Oats

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You can prepare this recipe the night before then simply pull them out of the refrigerator in the morning, and off you go for a busy schedule ahead – no more grumbly mid-morning hunger pangs that may lead to unhealthy choices.

Get the recipe here.

5. Pumpkin Pie Spiced Chia Pudding

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If you are getting tired of all the oats and need a change but still want a breakfast to make the night before – this could just be your new go-to that hits all the winter comfort flavor notes.

Get the recipe here.

6. Caramelized Banana Oatmeal

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Everyone will be in love with this creamy oatmeal in a delicious maple glaze with caramelized bananas – seriously; it’s irresistible! Plus, there is no refined sugar, but this oatmeal is still a very sweet start to any morning.

Get the recipe here.

7. Pecan Pie Overnight Oats

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If you are the type of person who loves dessert anytime, anywhere – then this recipe is the perfect make-ahead breakfast with a comforting winter vibe. Anytime breakfast has the word pie; we’re saying ‘Yes – Pecan Please’!

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8. Mixed Berry Oatmeal

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You’ll be addicted too upon first taste. Even better, frozen berries are available year-round, so this is likely to become an easy weekday breakfast staple.

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9. Tiramisu Oatmeal

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If you’re wondering “How can I marry two of my favorite things; coffee and Italian desserts?” Have tiramisu. Better yet – have a tiramisu breakfast that you can make the night before and leave in the fridge for a quick morning start.

Get the recipe here.

10. Cranberry Oatmeal

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Why have plain oatmeal when you can have this fun and delicious twist on a breakfast favorite? This recipe for Cranberry Oatmeal takes on that soft burgundy color as well as the sweet, tart flavor. Plus, make it budget-friendly and year-round by subbing fresh cranberries for frozen.

Get the recipe here.