Berry Choco Overnight Oats

 1 hungry backpacker  5 min prep, overnight soak  187g / serving

This overnight oat recipe is perfect to kick-start a long day of outdoor adventures, without having to use a stove. Just pour water over the oats mix the night before and let time makes its effect. Customize your overnight oats by switching up the dried fruits, nuts and flavors.


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  • ½ cup (125 ml) quick oats
  • 3 tbsp. (45 ml) dried blueberries
  • 3 tbsp. (45 ml) dried cherries
  • 3 tbsp. (45 ml) chopped walnuts
  • 1 tbsp. (15 ml) chia seeds
  • 1 tbsp semi-sweet chocolate chips
  • 4 tbsp. (60 ml) skim milk powder


  • Container with twisting lid, big enough for 2 cups (Talenti jars and empty peanut butter jars work well)
  • sporks or forks!

Before trip

  1. Mix in a plastic bag: mix all the ingredients, except for skim milk powder.
  2. Pack skim milk powder separately.

At camp - Night before

  1. Pour oat mix in the container.
  2. Pour 1 cup of water over the dry ingredients, put the lid back on the container and shake it.
  3. Let it soak overnight in a bearproof spot (bearvault, cache or other).

At camp - Morning

  1. Add the skim milk powder and mix well.
  2. Add more cold water if desired.
  3. Enjoy!
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