Healthy Pumpkin Overnight Oats

If you are looking for a healthy yet easy breakfast for busy mornings, then look no further than these Pumpkin Overnight Oats. They are full of flavor, healthy ingredients, and can easily be prepped in advance so all you have to do is grab it on your way out the door.

Homemade oatmeal with pumpkin puree in a mason jar.


  • This is a quick and easy breakfast that will keep you full until lunchtime.
  • These oats taste even better the next morning making them a great meal prep option.
  • The pumpkin puree gives the oats a creamy texture and subtle sweetness that is crave worthy.
  • This oatmeal is full of fall flavors and it tastes amazing this time of year.
  • No cooking required when you make this oatmeal in advance.

If you love pumpkin recipes you may also enjoy this Pumpkin Protein Muffins recipe.


All you need is a couple basic kitchen tools to make this easy recipe. I bet you already have these kitchen tools on hand.

  • measuring spoons and cups
  • mason jars with lids and rims or large bowl with lid
Ingredients for overnight pumpkin oatmeal.


You only need a few ingredients to help you make this easy recipe. All of these ingredients are easy to find at your local grocery store if they aren’t already stocked. So, after one quick trip to the store you will be ready to enjoy a meal prepped breakfast on busy mornings.

  • milk (I used almond milk)
  • pumpkin puree
  • Greek yogurt
  • chia seeds
  • vanilla extract
  • pumpkin spice mix
  • sweetener of your choice added to each individual serving
  • toppings of your choice


I’m always mindful about keeping the ratios of carbohydrates and protein grams as close as possible to avoid being hungry shortly after eating a dish like oatmeal. For this recipe I added Greek yogurt and chia seeds. I’m so please with the results; filling and tasty!

The pumpkin pie spice adds just the right amount of cinnamon-y Fall flavors! After the flavors blend together, divided the mixture up into jelly jars for a portable meal that you can grab on the go!


Making these overnight oats is so simple. Just follow the instructions below and you will have a tasty breakfast on the go ready to enjoy!


Combine oatmeal, Greek yogurt, milk, pumpkin puree, chia seeds, vanilla extract and pumpkin spice together and mix well.

Ingredients to make oatmeal in a small mason jar.


Cover and refrigerate for several hours, preferably overnight.


Divide in individual containers. Add sweetener of your choice to individual servings and top with granola.

Overhead view of pumpkin overnight oats.


While these oats are great on their own you can also enjoy these with a protein-filled breakfast like these Egg Muffin Cups or top with the Granola Recipe with Nuts and Coconut.


Here are a few tips that you can use to make this delicious overnight oats recipe.

  • If you want to make this recipe easier, you can allow it sit overnight in mason jars with lids or other airtight glass containers, so that you can grab them and go.
  • For this recipe you can add more seasoning or less depending on your taste.
  • You can use type of milk that you prefer, almond milk, coconut milk, cashew milk, oat milk or even dairy milk.
  • Top these with your favorite toppings, like granola, pumpkin pie spice, pumpkin seeds, flax seeds, toasted nuts, or raisins.
  • Pure maple syrup is a great way to add sweetness to this pumpkin oatmeal.
  • A little bit of peanut butter or almond butter is a delicious way to add some healthy fats to this whole grain breakfast.
  • If you want to add more protein, you can add a scoop of vanilla protein powder to these creamy overnight oats.
Spoonful of oatmeal.


Store this easy recipe in an airtight container or mason jar in the fridge for up to 5 days. You can also freeze these oats in mason jars for up to one month.


Do you have questions about this pumpkin overnights oats recipe? Here are the answers to the most commonly asked questions for this recipe.

What is the secret to overnight oats?

The secret to overnight oats is that they are cold and they soften as they sit in the fridge. This allows all the flavors from your ingredients to develop and blend together.

Can you eat overnight oats warm?

Yes, you can enjoy this recipe warm if desired. Simply heat up the oats for a few minutes in the microwave or in a pot on the stove.

Can I use steel-cut oats for this recipe?

No, you should not use steel-cut oats for this overnight oat recipe because they will not soften enough. Stick with rolled or quick oats.

Oatmeal in a mason jar with cinnamon sticks on the side.


Healthy pumpkin overnight oats in a mason jar.

Healthy Pumpkin Overnight Oats Recipe

Healthy breakfast idea with tasty oatmeal flavored with pumpkin puree and an extra protein boost with Greek yogurt. These overnight oats are the perfect grab and go meal for busy families.
5 from 7 votes
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Course: Breakfast
Cuisine: American
Keyword: healthy pumpkin overnight oats, overnight oatmeal, pumpkin overnight oats
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Additional Time: 1 day
Total Time: 1 day 5 minutes
Servings: 4 servings
Calories: 163kcal
Author: Sandra Shaffer


  • 1 cup quick oats I used gluten-free
  • 1 cup Greek yogurt plain
  • 1 cup milk I used almond milk
  • 1/2 cup pumpkin puree
  • 1 tablespoon chia seeds
  • 1 tablespoons vanilla extract
  • 1 teaspoon pumpkin spice mix
  • sweetener of your choice added to each individual serving
  • toppings of your choice


  • Combine oatmeal, Greek yogurt, milk, pumpkin puree, chia seeds, vanilla extract and pumpkin spice together and mix well.
  • Cover and refrigerate for several hours, preferably overnight.
  • Divide in individual containers.
  • Add sweetener of your choice to individual servings and top with granola.


Whisk together your own homemade pumpkin pie spice mix.


Serving: 1g | Calories: 163kcal | Carbohydrates: 20g | Protein: 11g | Fat: 4g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 2g | Cholesterol: 8mg | Sodium: 97mg | Fiber: 4g | Sugar: 7g


Please note that the nutritional information provided are guidelines and may vary based on the brand of products used. For your specific nutritional goals use My Fitness Pal or Verywell Fit recipe calculators. All content within this site is not intended as medical diagnosis or treatment and should not be considered a substitute for professional medical expertise.

Overnight Pumpkin Oatmeal topped with granola and maple syrup! This nutritious powerhouse will leave your satisfied from the added Greek yogurt and chia seeds! #healthyrecipe #pumpkin #oatmeal #overnight #easyrecipe |
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  1. Thank you so much for sharing this wonderful blog post on #PureBlogLove Recipe and DIY craft party! We have added it to our Pin Board . I simply adore all your wonderful blog posts and look forward to seeing what you have cooking up for next week! Thank you again for attending, I hope to see you this week over at “The Patch” party always begins Thursdays at 8 pm EST and we run through the entire weekend!

  2. I’m so into the pumpkin recipes and all the spices and flavors of fall. I love this overnight pumpkin oatmeal recipe and it looks so delicious too. Definitely making this and will be enjoying it for my dinner on my crazy weekdays when I don’t have time to make dinner. Pinned/shared.

  3. Love the greek yogurt and chia seeds in this. I have not yet tried overnight oatmeal. I think you have likely convinced me to. I love everything about this!

  4. this looks delicious! I love that you thought to add a bit of protein to make it more filling – chia seeds are my new love. Greek yogurt too. Awesome recipe!

  5. These look like the most fantastic way to start your day. I love overnight oats. My mornings are way to hectic to bother with making breakfast, so having something like this is awesome. Thanks for sharing.