5 Single-Serving Oat Recipes Under 250 Calories

Oatmeal is a breakfast classic, but that doesn’t mean it has to be boring. These easy oat combos can be prepared in less than two  minutes or left to sit overnight. If you’re craving something sweet that has under 10 grams of sugar, these can double as a satisfying dessert or afternoon snack, too.

1. PUMPKIN OVERNIGHT OATS

Ingredients

1 packet plain instant oats
1/4 cup plain Greek yogurt
1/4 cup pumpkin puree
1 teaspoon maple syrup
1/2 teaspoon pumpkin pie spice
2/3 cup unsweetened almond milk

Directions

Place all ingredients into a Mason jar and shake or stir to combine. Cover and refrigerate overnight. Serve cold.

Nutrition (per serving): Calories: 190; Total Fat: 4g; Saturated Fat: 0g; Monounsaturated Fat: 1g; Cholesterol: 3mg; Sodium: 224mg; Carbohydrate: 32g; Dietary Fiber: 5g; Sugar: 8g; Protein: 10g

2. APPLE-CINNAMON OATS

Ingredients

1 packet plain instant oats
1/2 apple, diced
2/3 cup unsweetened almond milk
1/4 teaspoon cinnamon
1 tablespoon chopped walnuts

Directions

Combine oats, apple, almond milk and cinnamon in a microwave-safe bowl and microwave for 90 seconds. Sprinkle with chopped walnuts and serve.

Nutrition (per serving): Calories: 211; Total Fat: 9g; Saturated Fat: 1g; Monounsaturated Fat: 1g; Cholesterol: 0mg; Sodium: 196mg; Carbohydrate: 38g; Dietary Fiber: 11g; Sugar: 8g; Protein: 6g

3. CARROT CAKE OVERNIGHT OATS

Ingredients

1 packet plain instant oats
1/4 cup plain Greek yogurt
1/4 cup grated carrot
1 teaspoon maple syrup
1/4 teaspoon cinnamon
2/3 cup unsweetened almond milk

Directions

Place all ingredients into a Mason jar and shake or stir well to combine. Cover, refrigerate overnight and serve cold.

Nutrition (per serving): Calories: 177; Total Fat: 4g; Saturated Fat: 0g; Monounsaturated Fat: 1g; Cholesterol: 3mg; Sodium: 228mg; Carbohydrate: 30g; Dietary Fiber: 5g; Sugar: 8g; Protein: 9g

4. BERRY ALMOND OATS

Ingredients

1 packet plain instant oats
2/3 cup unsweetened almond milk
1/2 cup frozen mixed berries, thawed
1 tablespoon sliced almonds

Directions

Combine oats and almond milk in a microwave-safe bowl and microwave for 90 seconds. Top with berries and sliced almonds.

Nutrition (per serving): Calories: 198; Total Fat: 8g; Saturated Fat: 0g; Monounsaturated Fat: 1g; Cholesterol: 0mg; Sodium: 194mg; Carbohydrate: 30g; Dietary Fiber: 6g; Sugar: 6g; Protein: 7g

5. CHOCOLATE CHERRY OATS

Ingredients

1 packet plain instant oats
2/3 cup unsweetened almond milk
1/4 cup frozen cherries
1 teaspoon cocoa powder
1 tablespoon sliced almonds

Directions

Combine the oats, almond milk, cherries and cocoa powder in a microwave-safe bowl and microwave for 90 seconds. Top with sliced almonds.

Nutrition (per serving): Calories: 185; Total Fat: 8g; Saturated Fat: 0g; Monounsaturated Fat: 1g; Cholesterol: 0mg; Sodium: 195mg; Carbohydrate: 27g; Dietary Fiber: 6g; Sugar: 4g; Protein: 7g