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Overnight Oatmeal

Prepare this recipe the night before, and enjoy as a grab-and-go breakfast or a mid-morning snack.

4 cups
Prep time
15 minutes
Cook time
6 hours
Total time
6 hours, 15 minutes
1 cup rolled oats (uncooked, old fashioned)
1 cup yogurt (low-fat)
1 cup milk (nonfat or 1%)
1 cup berries (fresh or frozen)
1 cup apple (chopped [about 1/3 medium apple, 3” diameter])

Try other fresh, frozen, or canned fruits.

  1. In a medium bowl, mix oats, yogurt and milk.
  2. Add the fruit now or add just before eating.
  3. Cover and refrigerate oatmeal mixture for 6-12 hours.  For grab-and-go breakfasts, place scoops of mixture in small dishes or spoon into small containers with lids.
  4. Refrigerate leftovers within 2 hours.
Meal Type: Breakfast
Category: Kid-Friendly
Food group: Fruits, Dairy, Grains
Season: Spring, Summer, Fall