Orange-Scented Golden Overnight Oats

Pop these oats in the fridge before bed and wake up to a yummy, easy-on-the belly breakfast!

by Jamie Vespa, R.D. Recipe Developer

This dish gets its golden hue from turmeric, which has anti-inflammatory compounds that may be beneficial to the treatment of ulcerative colitis. For a double dose of anti-inflammatory goodness, top the oats with berries, such as raspberries or blueberries. Get the scoop on how we developed our UC Cooking Club recipes!

Total Time
6 hr 5 min


  • 1 cup old-fashioned rolled oats
  • 1 ¼ cup unsweetened vanilla soymilk
  • 2 Tbsp. pure maple syrup
  • 1 tsp. orange zest
  • ¾ tsp. ground turmeric
  • ¼ tsp. ground cinnamon
  • ¼ tsp. kosher salt
  • Optional topping: fresh raspberries and/or blueberries


    1. Combine all ingredients (except berries if using) in a bowl or Mason jar; stir well. Cover and refrigerate 6 hours, or overnight. Garnish with fresh berries, if desired.

Nutrition Info

Per Serving: 263 calories; 6g fat; 1g saturated fat; 0mg cholesterol; 296mg sodium; 45g carbohydrate; 6g fiber; 9g protein; 14g sugar; 243mg calcium; 3mg iron; 398mg potassium
Jamie Vespa, R.D.
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Jamie Vespa, R.D.

Jamie is a registered dietitian, nutrition and food journalist, and digital influencer who operates the health-centric food blog and social media accounts, Dishing Out Health. She's the former Assistant Nutrition Editor at Cooking Light magazine. Prior to that, Jamie worked as a Clinical Nutrition Specialist with a focus on counseling organ-transplant recipients at a hospital in Tampa. She completed both her undergraduate dietetics degree and graduate clinical nutrition degree at Florida State University. Jamie lives in Denver.