Ambrosia is a classic Midwestern and Southern pudding-type dessert that traditionally contains oranges, banana, coconut, pineapple, Maraschino cherries, and marshmallows. Here, it gets a health-ified update for breakfast – in overnight oatmeal form!

Ambrosia Overnight Oatmeal [Vegan]



  • 1/3 cup non-dairy milk of choice or water
  • 1/4 cup plain coconut yogurt
  • 1/2 cup rolled oats
  • 1 orange (or half, if it's large)
  • 1/4 cup diced pineapple (fresh or frozen)
  • Handful shredded coconut, unsweetened
  • Handful of fresh, frozen, or dried cherries (optional)
  • Pinch of salt


  1. Prep your orange by cutting it in half and running your knife along the insides of each segment. Spoon out the segments.
  2. Combine all ingredients in a mason jar.
  3. Cover with lid and shake, shake, shake until combined.
  4. Store in the refrigerator overnight (or for several hours). Eat cold. Heating up this recipe is not recommended!

Nutritional Information

Total Calories: 663 | Total Carbs: 103 g | Total Fat: 25 g | Total Protein: 11 g | Total Sodium: 396 g | Total Sugar: 46 g Calculation including coconut and cherries. Note: The information shown is based on available ingredients and preparation. It should not be considered a substitute for a professional nutritionist’s advice.