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Peaches-and-Cream Refrigerator Oatmeal

Photo: Greg Dupree; Styling: Caroline M. Cunningham


Hands-on time 20 mins
Total time 8 hrs, 20 mins

Makes 6 servings

Make these jars of oatmeal a day ahead for a delicious grab-and-go breakfast. The fruit is ripe for riffs, so feel free to mix in fruit, nuts, or anything else you've got in your fridge.


  • 2 cups uncooked regular oats
  • 1 cup low-fat yogurt
  • 1 cup fat-free milk
  • 1/2 cup chopped fresh peaches
  • 6 (1-pt.) canning jars
  • Chopped fresh peaches, nectarines, or oranges
  • Honey

Nutrition Information

  • calories 180
  • fat 2.7 g
  • protein 7.1 g
  • carbohydrate 33.3 g
  • fiber 3.4 g

How to Make It

  1. Stir together uncooked oats, yogurt, milk, and 1/2 cup chopped fresh peaches. Spoon into canning jars. Cover with metal lids, and screw on bands. Shake until combined (about 30 seconds). Chill 8 to 12 hours. Top each serving with 1/4 cup chopped fresh peaches, nectarines, or oranges and 1 tsp. honey.

The Slim Down South Cookbook, Oxmoor House, 2013