Breakfast is the most important meal of the day, but sometimes there are those days your bed is calling you. My solution? Overnight oats. Designed to make the night before and customizable for every preference, overnight oats are the perfect breakfast for those "I need to sleep in" mornings.

Granted, getting out of bed is super difficult, but with these recipes, you will have something delicious to look forward to. Follow these overnight oats recipes to make your dreary morning a bit better.

1. Morning Date Oats

  • Prep Time:1 min
  • Cook Time:5 mins
  • Total Time:6 mins
  • Servings:1
  • Easy

    Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup oats
  • 1/2 cup almond milk or any milk choice
  • honey
  • 4 dried dates
  • 1/2 banana
  • Pinch crushed pecans
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Jamie Rhee
  • Step 1

    In a small bowl, mix the oatmeal, milk, and honey, and store in the fridge overnight.

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    Jamie Rhee
  • Step 2

    Remove from the refrigerator the next morning, and top with dried dates, banana slices, and a pinch of crushed pecans!

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    Jamie Rhee

2. Apple Slice Oats

  • Prep Time:6 mins
  • Cook Time:5 mins
  • Total Time:11 mins
  • Servings:1
  • Easy

    Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup oats
  • 1/2 cup almond milk or milk your choice
  • 1/3 cup Greek yogurt for thickness
  • 1 apple
  • Almond butter
  • Honey
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Jamie Rhee
  • Step 1

    In a small bowl, mix the oats, milk, yogurt, and half of the apple, diced into cubes (the yogurt is used to control the thickness of your oatmeal), and store in the refrigerator.

  • Step 2

    Remove from the fridge the next morning, and top with the remaining 1/2 apple, 2 big spoonfuls of almond butter, a drizzle of honey, and enjoy.

3. Sweet Potato Oats

  • Prep Time:15 mins
  • Cook Time:5 mins
  • Total Time:20 mins
  • Servings:1
  • Easy

    Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup oats
  • 1/2 cup almond milk or milk your choice
  • 1 sweet potato
  • Pecans
  • Honey
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Jamie Rhee
  • Step 1

    In a pot, steam the sweet potato for about 7 minutes.

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    Jamie Rhee
  • Step 2

    When cooled down, peel the skin and mash the sweet potato in a small bowl with a fork.

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    Jamie Rhee
  • Step 3

    In a separate small bowl, mix the oats, milk, and sweet potato, and place in the refrigerator.

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    Jamie Rhee
  • Step 4

    Remove from the fridge the next morning, and top with pecans and honey according to your preferences!

4. Peachy Oats

  • Prep Time:3 mins
  • Cook Time:5 mins
  • Total Time:8 mins
  • Servings:1
  • Easy

    Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup oats
  • 1/2 cup almond milk or milk your choice
  • 1 spoonful Greek yogurt
  • Nut butter optional
  • 1 peach
  • Coconut chips
  • Almonds
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Jamie Rhee
  • Step 1

    In a small bowl, mix the oats, milk, Greek yogurt, and the optional nut butter.

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    Jamie Rhee
  • Step 2

    Store in the refrigerator and remove the next morning. Top with diced peach, coconut chips, and almonds. Enjoy!

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    Jamie Rhee