High Protein Overnight Oats

Are you tired of starting your mornings with the same old cereal or toast? It’s time to shake up your breakfast routine and supercharge your mornings with a nutrient-packed meal that will keep you energized throughout the day. High protein Overnight Oats are a delicious and convenient option that combines the goodness of oats with the muscle-building power of protein. This is my favorite go-to recipe for early morning workouts that I prep the night before so I can get up and go!

The Benefits of High-Protein Overnight Oats:

  1. Sustained Energy: Oats are a complex carbohydrate that releases energy slowly, providing you with a steady stream of fuel to power through your workout and day. Adding protein to your overnight oats further enhances their ability to keep you full and energized for longer periods.
  2. Muscle Recovery and Growth: Protein is essential for muscle repair and growth, making it a crucial nutrient for athletes. By including protein in your overnight oats, you can kick-start your post-workout recovery process and support muscle development.
  3. Weight Management: High-protein foods have been shown to increase satiety, helping to curb cravings and reduce overall calorie intake. By starting your day with a high-protein breakfast like overnight oats, you can set yourself up for a successful day of healthy eating.

High Protein Overnight Oats

Recipe by MichelleCourse: Breakfast


Prep time




  • 1/2 cup quick cooking oats

  • 1/2 cup cottage cheese

  • 1/2 cup milk

  • 1/2 cup raspberries

  • 1 tbsp chia seeds

  • 1/4 tsp almond extract

  • 1 tbsp sliced almonds


  • Place oats, cottage cheese, milk, raspberries, almond extract, and chia seeds in a Tupperware or sealable container
  • Cover and refrigerate overnight.
  • In the morning, top overnight oats with almonds or other desirable toppings.Β 


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