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Overnight Oats

Image: Rebecca Longshore; Styling: Rebecca Longshore

Hands-on time 5 mins
Total time 7 hrs, 5 mins
These little jars filled with fiber, whole grains, and protein are a necessary solution to your busy weekday mornings. The best part is, they're extremely customizable. Feel free to experiment with any of these additions: A spoonful of plain Greek yogurt or natural peanut butter, a handful of nuts (we prefer walnuts), some raisins or other dried fruit, or a tablespoon of chia seeds or ground flax meal. Not a fan of cold oats? Simply place the glass jar in the microwave (without the metal lid!) and nuke for 30 seconds to 1 minute.

Ingredients

  • 1/3 cup old-fashioned oats
  • 3/4 cup almond milk
  • 1 teaspoon honey
  • 1/4 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/4 teaspoon cinnamon

How to Make It

  1. Add first 5 ingredients (through cinnamon) to a 16-oz. glass canning jar (or other container of your choice) and stir with a spoon. Cover and refrigerate for at least 7 hours or overnight. Stir oats mixture and top with fresh fruit, nuts, and other toppings of your choice.