Protein Overnight Oats Recipe

Got five minutes? Prep a high-protein breakfast that will last you the whole week with this Protein Overnight Oats recipe. Oatmeal is a whole grain that’s high in fiber and extremely versatile. It’s also a great choice for those with gluten sensitivities (just make sure the brand you buy is certified gluten-free). This recipe combines quick-cooking oats with unsweetened almond milk, chia seeds (chock full of healthy fats) and plant-based protein powder for a delicious breakfast that will hold you over until lunch. The best part is, you throw all of the ingredients in a large bowl and let them soak overnight so there’s no cooking involved. And when you’re ready for more, check out these 9 Easy Overnight Oats Recipes!

Protein Overnight Oats Recipe

Photo by Lee Hersh

Protein Overnight Oats Recipe

Serves 6

The Skinny

Per 3/4-cup serving:

  • 220 cal
  • 6 g fat (0 g sat)
  • 31 g carbs
  • 201 mg sodium
  • 7 g fiber
  • 2 g sugar
  • 13 g protein

Prep time: 5 minutes
Soak time: 4 hours (or overnight)


3 cups quick cooking oatmeal
4 cups unsweetened almond milk
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
1 packet (2 scoops) DailyBurn Fuel-6 Protein Powder in vanilla
2 tablespoons chia seeds
pinch of salt
1/2 cup nonfat greek yogurt


  1. Place all ingredients minus the Greek yogurt into a large tupperware and mix until combined.
  2. Put the top on the container and place in the refrigerator for at least 4 hours or overnight to let the ingredients soak and expand.
  3. Finally, add in the Greek yogurt, mix and enjoy. Store in refrigerator for up to 5 days.
Protein Overnight Oats

Photo by Lee Hersh

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