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Make This Vanilla Kefir Overnight Oats Recipe for a Quick + Nutritious Breakfast

It's packed with prebiotic and probiotic ingredients!

Mornings can be hectic, and fitting in a healthy breakfast often falls by the wayside. But what if breakfast could be both delicious and require minimal prep time? Our vanilla kefir overnight oats recipe is your answer! It takes just 10 minutes to prepare the night before. Kefir, a fermented milk drink originating in Western Asia, is packed with probiotics that help support gut health. Vanilla extract adds a touch of sweetness, while fresh kiwis and bananas provide a burst of vitamins and vibrant flavor. And don’t forget omega-3 fatty acids from added flaxseeds. Now, you can ditch the sugary cereals and greasy breakfast spreads! Let us know if you tried this recipe below!

If you want to make this vanilla kefir overnight oats recipe vegan, feel free to use non-dairy milk or yogurt instead of kefir. And for more healthy breakfast recipes, try making Baked Oats and Chocolate Chia Seed Pudding!


6 servings

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  • 2 cups old-fashioned rolled oats
  • 2 2/3 cups vanilla low-fat kefir
  • 1/2 cup + 2 tsp. unsweetened shredded coconut
  • 1 1/2 cups plain low-fat yogurt
  • 2 bananas, peeled, sliced
  • 3 kiwi, peeled, sliced
  • 1 tsp. flaxseeds


• In large bowl, combine rolled oats, kefir and 1/2 cup shredded coconut. Cover; chill at least 8 hrs. or over-night. 

• Spoon half of oats mixture into 6 (8 oz.) jars or glass mugs. Top with half of yogurt, sliced bananas and kiwi. Repeat layering once with oats mixture, yogurt and fruit. Dividing evenly, top with remaining 2 tsp. shredded coconut and sprinkle with flaxseeds.


  • Calories: 315 kcal
  • Fat: 9 gram
  • Saturated Fat: 6 gram
  • Protein: 11 gram
  • Carbohydrate: 51 gram
  • Fiber: 6 gram
  • Cholesterol: 9 mg
  • Sugar: 24 gram
  • Sodium: 92 mg
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