Mango Overnight Oats is a creamy and delicious breakfast recipe made with oats, milk, chia seeds, refined free sweetener, and juicy mangoes. Loaded with the goddess of mangoes, this is a perfect grab-and-go breakfast for busy mornings.
Eating them for breakfast will give you all the strength you will need to start your day. This oats recipe is also suitable as a pre or post-workout snack.
Made with some basic ingredients, this wholesome breakfast gets done in just 5 minutes. Plus, making them vegan & gluten-free is really simple!
If you love mangoes and enjoy eating oats for breakfast, then this mango overnight oats is Godsent for you.
Making this Overnight Oats recipe is quick and easy. Just combine rolled oats, milk, mango puree, chia seeds, and honey. Refrigerate them overnight, add fresh mangoes and more mango puree, and your creamy, tropical and delightful overnight mango oats are ready to devour.
This recipe is the best when you prep it the night before. This way you will have your breakfast ready in 2 minutes.
About Mango Overnight Oats
Mango Overnight Oats is an easy, healthy, delicious, and filler no-cook breakfast loaded with protein, carbs, and fiber. This is an ideal meal prep breakfast or make-ahead snack that is also very easy to customize. So you can make simple changes to suit your dietary preferences.
Here rolled oats are soaked overnight in the milk (I used coconut milk), sweetener, chia seeds, and mango puree. Then in the morning, some more mango puree and fresh mango chunks are added to get the juiciest, refreshing, and tropical flavors.
In this overnight mango oats, mango puree is mixed with milk and oats. Plus, it has mango chunks, this way you get more mango flavor with every bite, and a bonus when you get a fresh mango chunk.
The texture of this overnight mango oats is so creamy and the addition of chia seeds gives it a gel and pudding-like consistency. It tastes so flavorful without any additional flavoring. However, you can always add some additional flavors such as vanilla, almond, or coconut extract. Sweet-smelling spices such as cinnamon or cardamom can also be added to get delicate aromatic flavors. Plus, you can always top them with your favorite toppings.
The great thing about this mango oat is that you can serve it both chilled or warm as a healthy and nourishing breakfast. I generally like to relish chilled overnight oats. If you like a warm mango-flavored oat bowl, then simply heat them in a pan along with some milk/water until you get the desired consistency. Or just heat them in a microwave.
This Overnight Mango Oats
✓ is simple and easy-to-make
✓ can be served hot or cold
✓ can be made vegan & gluten-free
✓ has the most delicious tropical flavors
✓ has a really creamy texture & pudding-like consistency
✓ is loaded with nutrients
✓ is no-cook & gets done in 5 minutes
✓ can easily be customized
✓ keeps you full for hours
✓ has endless flavor possibilities
✓ made with handy ingredients
Here are the ingredients you will need to make overnight mango oats:
Oats – I have used rolled oats for this overnight mango oats. I like rolled oats more here, but quick or instant oats would also work.
Milk – You can use any kind of milk to make this overnight oats. I used coconut milk because the mango and coconut flavor combination is the best. Regular dairy, or other vegan or plant-based milk can be used.
Mangoes – I have used both fresh mango chunks and mango puree in this recipe to get the most flavors. I have used homemade mango puree, but store-bought mango puree would work just fine.
Sweetener – I have used honey in this recipe. You can also use maple syrup, agave nectar, or even raw brown sugar or coconut sugar.
Chia seeds – I have added 1 tablespoon of chia seeds to this oats recipe. The addition of chia seeds gives it a nutrient boost and a pudding-like texture.
Seeds – Chia seeds, sunflower seeds, flax seeds, poppy seeds, or hemp seeds.
Nuts – Sliced cashews, pistachios, almonds, walnuts, pecans, or hazelnuts. You can also use praline nuts.
Fruits – Bananas, mangoes, strawberries, blueberries, raspberries, plums, kiwi, apples, or pineapple.
Nut butter – Almond butter, pistachio butter, cashew butter, pecan butter, peanut butter, sunflower seed butter, tahini, etc.
Others – Toasted shredded coconut or coconut shavings, sliced dates, white or dark chocolate shavings, chocolate chips, whipped cream, coconut cream.
How to make Mango Overnight Oats
Making overnight mango oats is straightforward. _This is how you can make it in 3 simple steps: _
Step 1: Mix together oats, milk, mango puree, chia seeds, and sweetener. Cover the bowl and refrigerate for 6-8 hours or overnight.
Step 2: Add mango puree, and mango chunks to the oats mixture. Mix well.
Step 3: To serve, add mango puree to serving jars or glasses. Divide oats into two glasses. Top with your favorite toppings and enjoy!
For a full list of Mango Overnight Oats recipe ingredients and step-by-step photo and video instructions, please see the recipe box on this page.
You can store this Mango Oats in an air-tight container or individual canning jars in the refrigerator. These oats stay fresh for up to 4 days. So you can easily make them ahead of time if you are planning to eat them in the coming week.
Tips & tricks to make the best Mango Overnight Oats
Flavors: I do not add any flavors, but you can surely add additional flavorings such as; vanilla, almond, or coconut extract. You can also add spices such as saffron, cinnamon, or cardamom, to get delicate aromatic flavors.
This overnight mango oats recipe tastes best when rolled or old-fashioned oats are used. But quick or instant oats would also work for this recipe.
Liquid: To dilute the oats, you can use milk, yogurt, or water. You can also use mango juice for tropical flavors.
This overnight oats mango chia can easily be doubled or tripled. So you can easily make this for a gathering or a crowd.
You can serve this overnight mango oats as breakfast, brunch, or as a pre or post-workout snack.
This mango overnight oat has a creamy pudding-like consistency. You can easily make it thinner by adding more liquid.
Use Gluten-Free Oats: To make overnight mango oats gluten-free, make sure to use gluten-free oats.
Frozen mango: I used fresh mango pieces, but can also use frozen mango chunks if you are making this overnight mango oats in the winter. Just thaw the frozen mangoes overnight in the refrigerator.
How to make Vegan Mango Overnight Oats
To make vegan overnight oats, use dairy-free or vegan milk such as coconut milk, almond milk, oat milk, cashew milk, or soy milk.
What else can be added to the overnight mango oats recipe?
You can add other fruits, nuts, seeds, nut butter, or flavorings to this overnight mango oats recipe.
Can I make overnight oats without milk?
Yes, you can make the oats with water, but they will be less creamy. If you are looking for a vegan option, you can use almond milk, coconut milk, or another plant-based milk.
Is overnight mango oats suitable for babies?
This mango oats has all the things that are suitable for kids and babies. Plus, this is also very healthy and nutritious. When making it for babies, avoid adding any kind of sweetener and puree the mixture. This way it will be easier for them to eat.
Can I make overnight oats with yogurt?
Yes, you can surely make this mango coconut oat using yogurt. Greek yogurt or coconut yogurt is the best for making this recipe. To dilute the oats mixture, you can either use water or milk along with the Greek yogurt.
How to make hot mango overnight oats?
To make a hot or warm overnight mango oats or mango oats porridge, heat them in a pan over medium-low heat along with some milk/water until it reaches the desired creamy consistency. Or just heat them in a microwave until they are warm.
How to make mango puree?
To make mango puree, simply peel and chop the ripe and juicy mangoes. Add them to a blender along with some water and blend until smooth. Your mango puree is ready. Place it in the sterilized jar and refrigerate.
What other fruits can you put in Mango Overnight Oats?
Other than mangoes, you can also add sliced bananas, strawberries, kiwi, apples, blueberries, raspberries, plums, or pineapple.
Is overnight oats good for weight loss?
Overnight oats is certainly a healthy and wholesome dish that is loaded with essential nutrients. But the weight loss depends on your body type, other food habits, and physical activities.
Mango Overnight Oats (Step-by-step photo instructions)
For making Mango Overnight Oats
- Mix 1 cup rolled oats, 1/4 cup mango puree, 1 tablespoon chia seeds, 1 cup milk, and 1 tablespoon sweetener in a medium mixing bowl.
- Add 1/2 cup milk or greek yogurt and mix again until all ingredients are thoroughly combined. Cover the bowl with the lid and refrigerate for 6-8 hours or overnight.
- Place a large mango on a chopping board. Peel the mango and cut it into cubes.
- Before serving, add the 1/4 cup of mango puree to the oats mixture and mix well. It adds more freshness and tropical flavors to these oats. Now add 1/2 cup of freshly diced mangoes and mix well to combine. At this point, you can add more milk if your oats are too thick.
- Divide 1/4 cup mango puree between 2 glasses or jars. Spoon overnight oats mixture evenly into both glasses. Top each glass with mango chunks, toasted coconut, sunflower seeds, and a drizzle of mango puree. Serve chilled.