Overnight Oats With Chia Are What’s For Breakfast

This chia oatmeal snack is a substantial–and healthy–option for athletes preparing for a long run or intense workout.

This oatmeal is easy to make the night before a long workout and can be transported in a jar when traveling for a race or run.

Pre-Workout Overnight Oats

Serves 1


  • 1 cup nut milk or water
  • 1/2 cup old-fashioned oats
  • 1 1/2 Tbsp. chia seeds
  • Dash cinnamon
  • Dash vanilla extract
  • Toppings: berries, coconut, bananas, peaches, apples, pumpkin seeds, raisins, almonds, etc.


In a mason jar, combine all ingredients (except toppings). Mix well, cover and let sit in the refrigerator for at least 5 hours or overnight. Before eating, add your favorite toppings.

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