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Overnight Oats for One

Quick and easy make-ahead breakfast recipe that can be easily customized with your favorite fruit.
Ceramic bowl with creamy oatmeal topped with raspberries and blueberries.
Prep time: 15 minutes
Chill time: 6 to 12 hours
Makes: 1 serving
Nutrition Facts: View label

Ingredients

⅓ cup old fashioned rolled oats
⅓ cup yogurt
⅓ cup milk
2 Tablespoons dry milk
dash of cinnamon or other spice
½ cup bite-sized cut fruit (fresh, canned or frozen)

Directions

  1. In a small bowl or 12-ounce mug, mix oats, yogurt, milk, dry milk and cinnamon.
  2. Add the fruit now or add just before eating.
  3. Cover and refrigerate oatmeal mixture for 6 to12 hours. 
  4. Refrigerate leftovers within 2 hours.

Notes

  • Try other fresh, frozen or canned fruits.

Comments

I've been making an effort to get enough protein for breakfast each day and this recipe is a big help because it is so easy and filling. I like being able to put this together the night before and know the clean-up is easy. I have used fresh and frozen berries, applesauce, fresh and canned peaches and pears. I usually use plain Greek yogurt and change the spices to try different flavors. Sometimes I add chopped nuts or pumpkin or sunflower seeds.

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