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Classic Summer Oats

Updated: Aug 16, 2020

You’ve probably already seen the multitude of delicious, warm oatmeal recipes on this blog. But what about a cool and refreshing oatmeal to enjoy when it’s sweltering hot outside? This recipe is just what you need to start off a summer’s day! When I first made this recipe, I was so surprised and excited by how delicious it turned out! The sweetness and thickness of the oats is unbelievable! It tastes like a cold dessert!

Classic Summer (Overnight) Oats

Dairy-free, refined sugar-free, oil-free, gluten-free, soy-free

Yield: approx. 3 cups (2 servings)

Prep Time: 5 min

Fridge Time: 6-8 hours


  • 1 cup old-fashioned rolled oats

  • 1 ¾ cup plant milk (I used cashew milk)

  • 1 tablespoon chia seeds

  • 1 tablespoon ground flax seeds

  • ½ teaspoon ground cinnamon

  • 2 tablespoons date or maple syrup

  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract

  • cup fresh blueberries

  • 1 tablespoon pumpkin seeds

  • 2 tablespoons goji berries

  • 2 tablespoons mulberries


  1. Combine all the ingredients in a medium to large-sized bowl and stir to mix.

  2. Spoon into small mason jars with tight-fitting lids or small bowls and cover tightly.

  3. Refrigerate overnight to allow the oats to thicken and the flavors to infuse.

  4. Enjoy in the morning!

Did You Try This Recipe?

Let me know how it went! Comment below and share a picture of Instagram with the hashtag #thelittlechive

With love,


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