Overnight Oats

5 minutes


250 ml (1 cup) thick Greek-style yoghurt or coconut yoghurt, if dairy-free
50 g (1/2 cup) organic rolled oats
1/2 tablespoon Organic Superfood
1 red apple, grated
1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
2 teaspoons fresh grated ginger
60 g (1/2 cup) organic raspberries (fresh or frozen) see notes
1/4 cup fresh grated beetroot (optional) Juice from 1/2 lime plus a splash of water
Juice from 1/2 lime plus a splash of water
Add fresh berries and mint to serve


Make your mornings easier with these nutritious overnight oats, perfectly suited to support your nutritional needs after vsg or rny gastric bypass surgery. Letting the oats soak overnight allows them to soften fully, creating a tender, comforting texture that is gentle and easy to digest post bariatric surgery. The protein-rich Greek yogurt in this overnight oats recipe provides lasting fullness to fuel your active mornings, while energizing oats give sustained energy without weighing you down. Grated apples add a touch of natural sweetness, along with fiber, vitamin C and antioxidants, making this healthy overnight oats recipe a great addition to a bariatric diet plan. Bring in more nutrients and flavor with a vibrant berry and beet puree swirled in before eating. Add variety to these overnight oats ingredients by using seasonal berries for the berry puree or swapping the berries for other fruits such as banana or mango. 

The hands-off preparation for this healthy overnight oats recipe makes this breakfast a breeze - simply mix it up the night before and wake up to a ready-to-eat meal. Prepare a batch of these easy overnight oats on your day off so you have grab-and-go portions waiting in the fridge on busy mornings. Their balance of comfort, convenience and nourishment will start your day off right. This fiber-filled breakfast brings together satisfying textures and beneficial ingredients that provide your body the nutrients it needs to recover, while delighting your tastebuds with flavor and variety after bariatric surgery. Find out how to make overnight oats using the healthy overnight oats recipe provided below.

Main Benefits

  • Soft, tender texture - Perfect for the pureed food stage after wls. 
  • Antioxidants - Berries provide antioxidants to reduce inflammation. 
  • Convenience - Make ahead breakfast supports post-op meal prep.


  • Step 1

    Combine yoghurt, oats, Organic Superfood, apple, vanilla and 1 teaspoon of the freshly grated ginger into a glass or ceramic bowl.

  • Step 2

    Cover and allow to sit in the fridge overnight to develop and the oats soften. Make the berry puree and blend the rest of the ginger, raspberries, beetroot, lime and a splash of water.

  • Step 3

    Fold through a little of the berry puree through the oats then divide into serving bowls.

  • Step 4

    Garnish with more berry puree and extra yoghurt. Add fresh mint or extra berries to serve.


  • This is a magnificent healthy breakfast that keeps well for 2 - 3 days in the fridge. Use 1 teaspoon Healthy Chef Green Smoothie in place of Organic Superfood, Make oats in individual glass jars. Use blueberries, lemon and chia in place of raspberries and beetroot.