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Chia Oatmeal Breakfast Bowl

Chia Oatmeal Breakfast Bowl

This chia oatmeal breakfast bowl is packed with all sorts of good stuff to keep you full and energized. When chia seeds absorb moisture, it turns jelly-like, similar to pudding. 
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Rest Time: 1 hour
Total Time: 1 hour 5 minutes
Course: Breakfast, Snack
Cuisine: American
Keyword: breakfast oats, chia bowl, chia oatmeal, overnight chia oatmeal
Servings: 2


  • ½ cup rolled oats (old-fashioned oats)
  • 3 Tablespoons chia seeds
  • 2 Tablespoons cacao nibs
  • 1 ⅓ cup soy milk or milk of choice
  • 2 Tablespoons maple syrup
  • toppings: granola, berries, citrus, nuts


  • In a medium bowl, combine rolled oats, chia seeds, soy milk, and maple syrup. Fold to combine until ingredients are evenly distributed. Cover and let rest at least 1 hour in the fridge (overnight is best).
  • Divide chia oatmeal between two serving bowls. Add additional soy milk, if desired. Add toppings and serve immediately.


The chia oatmeal will be fairly thick if allowed to sit in the fridge overnight. Stir contents together and add additional milk until consistency is to your liking.