Pie for breakfast! Well, kind of. Thanksgiving gives us the excuse to enjoy the rich and decadent flavors of fall at full force, and these breakfast-appropriate overnight oats take the form of apple, pecan, and pumpkin pies with ease and SO much flavor. Which are you trying first? Make your base and make the most of a week of nourishing, nutritious breakfasts! 

Serves 1 


  • 1/2 cup rolled oats 
  • 1/2 cup milk of choice 
  • 1 tablespoon chia seeds 
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 
  • 1 teaspoon maple syrup 


PECAN PIE: Stir in or top with raw pecans, 1/4 teaspoon cinnamon, a spoonful of brown sugar, and a drizzle of honey. 

APPLE PIE: Top with 1/2 apple, diced and tossed in 1/4 teaspoon cinnamon and drizzle of honey. 

PUMPKIN PIE: Stir in 1/3 cup canned pumpkin and 1/4 teaspoon pumpkin pie spice. Top with raw pecans and 1/4 teaspoon cinnamon. 

Cara Greenstein celebrates intentional and exceptional cuisine in her award-winning food and lifestyle blog, Caramelized, which offers recipes and restaurant reviews, food-focused travel itineraries, and endless tablescape tips. Follow @cara_melized on Instagram for daily inspiration and bookmark her recipes at Caramelizedblog.com.