Lemon poppy seed overnight oats in a white bowl with blueberries and coffee.

Lemon Poppy Seed Overnight Oats

  • Author: Rachel
  • Prep Time: 5 minutes
  • Total Time: 5 minutes
  • Yield: 1 1x


This Lemon Poppy Seed Overnight Oats recipe is a deliciously healthy on-the-go breakfast that can be made the night before in 5 minutes or less!



Oatmeal Ingredients:

  • 1/2 cup rolled oats
  • 3/4 cup almond milk (or other kind of milk)
  • 1/8 tsp. vanilla
  • 2 tsp. honey
  • 1/2 tsp. poppy seeds
  • 12 tsp. lemon juice*
  • Tiny pinch of salt


  • Fresh lemon zest (1/4 of a lemon)
  • Sliced almonds (optional)**


  1. Combine: Combine all the oatmeal ingredients in a small bowl or container. Cover and put in the fridge for at least 4 hours or overnight. 
  2. Top & Enjoy: Stir the oatmeal and enjoy hot or cold. To warm, microwave the oatmeal in 30 second intervals until the desired temperature is reached. Top with almonds and fresh lemon zest. 


*This amount is based on personal preference. For a mild lemony flavor, only use 1 tsp. of lemon juice. For a little zesty lemon flavor, add up to 2 tsp. of lemon juice. 

**Feel free to use a different seed/nut or granola in place of sliced almonds for crunch. Fresh fruit also makes a good topping. Blueberries are my personal favorite for this particular overnight oats recipe. 

  • Category: breakfast
  • Method: no-bake
  • Cuisine: American


  • Serving Size: entire recipe
  • Calories: 233
  • Sugar: 12
  • Sodium: 141
  • Fat: 3
  • Carbohydrates: 41
  • Fiber: 4
  • Protein: 7

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