Easy Pumpkin Overnight Oats for a delicious and healthy breakfast! Made with oats, yogurt, pumpkin and chia seeds for a high protein filling breakfast. Vegan friendly using your favorite dairy free yogurt.
It’s that time of year where pumpkin is making its way into everything and I am HERE. FOR. IT.
Pumpkin pie in oatmeal form?
COUNT ME IN.
Whether you prefer cold overnight oatmeal or cooked oatmeal, this recipe is for you.
Why You’ll Love This Recipe
- Throw together healthy overnight oats in minutes – perfect for meal prep
- Less than 10 ingredients
- Can be enjoyed hot or cold
- Gluten free and vegan friendly using your favorite yogurt
- Enjoy as a quick breakfast or healthy snack
8 Ingredients for Pumpkin Overnight Oats
- canned pumpkin or pumpkin puree – If you can’t find canned pumpkin, roasting a pie pumpkin for pumpkin pureé works in this recipe as well. (It does not always work in baking recipes though.)
- high protein yogurt – you can use greek yogurt or skyr for a boost of protein. Feel free to use a dairy-free high protein yogurt to make this recipe vegan friendly.
- unsweetened non-dairy milk – Use hemp milk, soy milk or oat milk to keep this recipe nut free. Cashew milk, coconut or almond milk also work. If using a thicker milk with added protein, you might need to add a little more milk.
- oats – rolled oats or quick cooking oats works best in this recipe with the written ratios. Use gluten free as needed. If using steel cut oats, use 1/2 cup steel cut oats and increase the milk to 1 cup. The mixture will also need to soak overnight (8 hours).
- pure maple syrup – Just a touch for some sweetness, but feel free to use another sweetener and adjust to your liking.
- chia seeds – a great boost of healthy fats, fiber, antioxidants. They help create a thicker oatmeal.
- pumpkin pie spice – a must for pumpkin pie oatmeal.
- protein powder – an optional add-in but if you’re looking for a boost you can easily add to this recipe. If using a plant based powder, you’ll need about 3 extra tablespoons of milk. If using whey or collagen, no additional milk is needed.
Prepped in Minutes
What’s better than waking up in the morning and not having to worry about breakfast?
Other than remembering to set the coffee timer, of course.
Well, while you’re remembering to set the coffee for the next morning, you can throw together these pumpkin oats in just a few minutes.
Now you’ve got coffee AND breakfast taken care of all in one go.
Mix in a Jar or Bowl
You can mix everything thing together in a bowl or a large 16oz mason jar. Just make sure everything is well combined before you refrigerate overnight.
How long do overnight oats take?
This particular recipe can be ready in as little as four hours, which is enough time for the oats to soften and the chia seeds to absorb the excess liquid.
You can also keep them in the fridge overnight and they’re ready in the morning.
How Long Do Overnight Oats Last?
Overnight oats will last in the fridge for about 3-4 days. They’re best kept sealed in a glass bowl or jar with a lid.
You can double this overnight oats recipe for family and have breakfast covered for a few days!
Ways to Enjoy
Straight from the Fridge
Take these pumpkin pie overnight oats on-the-go and enjoy them right out of your mason jar.
If you have time for a little sit down breakfast, prepare them in a bowl with your favorite toppings (keep scrolling for more suggestions!).
If you prefer, you can also warm up this pumpkin oatmeal. I always used to think overnight oats were meant to be enjoyed cold but of course you can warm them up too.
- Add overnight oats recipe to small pot with about 2 tablespoons of milk
- Heat on low, contiuously stirring until warmed through.
- pepitas (shelled pumpkin seeds)
- flax seeds
- dried fruit, such as cranberries
- crunchy granola <– this pumpkin spice recipe is a favorite!
- cashew butter or almond butter drizzle
more overnight oats recipes
- Mocha Overnight Oats
- Banana Bread Overnight Oats
- Golden Milk Overnight Oats
- Cashew Coffee Overnight Oats
- Strawberry Overnight Oats
Let me know if you make this recipe by leaving a comment and rating below! It helps others learn more about the recipe too! Xx Ashley
- 1/2 cup high protein yogurt (dairy-free if needed)
- 1/4 cup pumpkin puree or canned pumpkin
- 3/4 cup milk of choice
- 1 TBSP maple syrup
- 2/3 cup rolled oats or quick cooking oats
- 1 TBS chia seeds
- 1/2 tsp pumpkin pie spice
- Add all of your ingredients to 16oz jar or medium bowl.
- Stir ingredients together then cover with tight lid.
- Refrigerate for at least 3-4 hours, or overnight.
- Divide pumpkin pie oats into 2 medium jars or bowls.
- Add your favorite toppings and dig in.
Overnight oats are best enjoyed within 3 days.
See notes in post above for ways to enjoy and reheating.
- Serving Size: 2
- Calories: 261
- Sugar: 12g
- Fat: 6g
- Saturated Fat: 1g
- Unsaturated Fat: 3g
- Carbohydrates: 39g
- Fiber: 6g
- Protein: 12g
- Cholesterol: 6mg