Hands holding a bowl of Overnight Oats topped with banana, nuts and chocolate
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Chunky Monkey Overnight Oats

Overnight Oats Chunky Monkey Style! We're talking banana, nuts, chocolate & creamy oatmeal, because everyone deserves to wake up to that combo! There is no cooking involved at all. Make up a batch in minutes, store them in the fridge & they are perfect for quick, healthy breakfasts on the go! 
Prep Time5 mins
Total Time5 mins
Course: Breakfast
Cuisine: gluten-free, vegan
Servings: 2 servings
Calories: 425kcal
Author: Melanie McDonald



  • You need either 2 mason jars or 2 small bowls. 
    Mash the banana with a fork. Add ½ to each mason jar or small bowl. 
  • Then add ½ a cup of oats, 2 teaspoons of chia seeds, a small pinch of salt, 1 date broken up into little pieces, 1 to 2 tablespoons of chocolate chips and nuts, ¾ cup (180 ml) milk to each jar/bowl. Maple syrup is optional. If you add it the oats are really sweet. I personally find it sweet enough without.
  • Stir them really well, or put the lid on and give them a good shake. If using a bowl, cover with cling wrap. Transfer to the fridge and leave for at least 6 hours or up to 2 to 3 days. 
    Eat straight from the fridge or warm gently if preferred. 



1 tablespoon of cocoa powder added with the other ingredients makes for a great double chocolate chunky monkey oatmeal!
Nutritional information is calculated using 1 tablespoon each of chocolate chips and walnuts.


Serving: 1jar/bowl | Calories: 425kcal | Carbohydrates: 70g | Protein: 10g | Fat: 14g | Saturated Fat: 3.5g | Sodium: 160mg | Fiber: 11g | Sugar: 30g | Vitamin A: 450IU | Vitamin C: 7.4mg | Calcium: 320mg | Iron: 4.3mg