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  • Writer's pictureCristina Macena

Overnight Oatmeal

This is a great recipe that can be prepared in advance. If you work Monday-Friday, you can make five jars on Sunday, keep them in the fridge and eat one before going to work. It’s a great “Grab and Go” breakfast recipe that will please everyone, even the kids!


Breakfast Recipe - Overnight Oatmeal

Ingredients (for one serving) - Mason Jar

  • 2/3 cup Old-fashioned oats rolled oat OR steel-cut oat

  • 1 cup plant-based milk

  • 1/4 teaspoon vanilla extract

  • 1/4 cup frozen blueberries or frozen strawberries Instructions:

How to make it:

  • Mix the vanilla and the milk in a separate bowl

  • Place the oat in the mason jar

  • Add the milk and vanilla mixed

  • Add the frozen fruits

  • Place in the jar in the fridge and leave overnight (can be stored in the fridge for up to five days)

Additional tips:

  • You can replace the frozen fruits with fresh fruits; if you are using bananas, it is recommended to add to the jar just before eating.

  • Other toppings: coconut, peanut butter, and cinnamon.

  • Want something sweeter? Adding dry dates is a great way to add some sweetness to this recipe. For healthier options, make sure the date does not include added sugar. Maple syrup or honey is another way to add fewer processed sweeteners.

By the Urban Life Center Team

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