Game Day Goodie: Overnight Oats

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  • ½ cup oats (quick cooking steel cut work great)
  • ¾ cup 1% milk
  • 1 tsp. honey
  • 1 tsp. pure vanilla extract


  1. Add all ingredients to a Mason jar or any container with a tight lid.
  2. Shake or stir until components are mixed well and refrigerate.
  3. Let sit in refrigerator overnight or at least 6 hours.
  4. When ready to eat, stir and top with your favorite toppings (examples: nuts, seeds, berries, fruit, coconut flakes, etc.)
  5. Adjust the amount of thickness to personal taste by adding a little more milk if necessary.
  6. Can add sweetener if desired.

Nutrition Facts

Calories: 289 Fat: 4 gm, Protein: 11.5 gm, Carbohydrates: 53 gm, Fiber: 4 gm

*Toppings will be additional calories


Author: Amy Goodson

Amy Goodson

Amy Goodson, MS, RD, CSSD, LD is a registered dietitian in the Dallas/Fort Worth Metroplex. She received her Bachelor of Science degree in speech communications from Texas Christian University and Masters in Exercise and Sports Nutrition from Texas Woman’s University.Currently Amy is the full-time sports dietitian for Ben Hogan Sports Medicine where she works with athletes of all levels, serves as a media dietitian and speaks to sports teams as well as at a variety of nutrition, athletic training and coaching conferences. Amy is the sports dietitian for Texas Christian University Athletics, University of Texas at Arlington Athletics and is the consulting sports RD for the Dallas Cowboys, Texas Rangers, FC Dallas Soccer Team and Jim McLean Golf School where she works with amateur and professional golfers. Amy also works with a variety of triathlon, marathon and endurance athletes in the DFW area. In addition, she is an adjunct professor and dietetic intern preceptor for Texas Woman’s University, Texas Christian University and the University of Texas at Arlington and is a state media representative for the Texas Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. Amy recently co-authored a sports nutrition book for triathletes “Swim, Bike, Run—Eat”.

Twitter: @amy_goodson_rd

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