Blueberry Vanilla Overnight Oatmeal

Blueberry Vanilla Overnight Oatmeal

Overnight oatmeal is a quick and healthy breakfast for busy mornings.  Oatmeal is one of the undisputed “Super Foods” and packs a powerful punch with healthy carbohydrates, cholesterol lowering soluble fiber, and hunger fighting compounds. This recipe is delicious right from the fridge or heated up in the microwave.

I love that you can prep several containers per person on Sunday and it stays good for 3-4 days.  Make the base and season in the morning or add your favorite dried fruit at night.

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Blueberry Vanilla Overnight Oatmeal
 
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Ingredients
Base
  • ¼ cup quick cook oats
  • ½ cup whole or skim milk, soy or almond
  • 2 tsp. brown sugar
Blueberry Vanilla Mix-in
  • 2 Tbsp. Blueberries
  • 1 tsp. vanilla
Instructions
  1. Mix ingredients in a small jar.
  2. Put in fridge overnight to allow oats to soak up the milk and soften.
  3. Add blueberries and vanilla in the morning.
  4. Stir & serve (hot or cold, depending on your preference)

 

You can do about anything with this recipe. Some of our other variations are:
Apple Walnut

  • Heat ½ a small apple in microwave for 30-45 seconds to soften. 
  • Chop into small pieces, add to base. 
  • Stir in 1 Tbsp. chopped walnuts, and ½ tsp. cinnamon. 

Oatmeal Raisin Cookie

  • Add 2 Tbsp. raisins, 1 tsp. vanilla, and ½ tsp. cinnamon. 
  • Stir well.

Raspberry

  • Add 2 Tbsp raspberries & 1 tsp brown sugar.
  • Stir well.

What is your favorite oatmeal topping or mix-in?

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Comments

  1. Hi thanks for sharing this recipe on skip to my lou. I am going to try this recipe. I have an oatmeal recipe also linked to make in the crock pot!

  2. Ooh, I need to do this – it’s so easy! It always seems like a chore to get a pan out, but I love how this way doesn’t dirty any extra dishes!

  3. Going to have to try this- my little one loves oatmeal, but it takes so long to make!

  4. I just love your overnight oatmeal, it looks awesome! Hope you have a great weekend and thank you so much for sharing with Full Plate Thursday.
    Come Back Soon!
    Miz Helen

  5. This is such a neat idea. I love oatmeal and it would be great to have some for a quick and easy breakfast (with out using instant). (seen on 2 cup Tuesday)

  6. I’ve heard/seen people eating overnight oats for breakfast and had wondered about them. So easy! I don’t know why I haven’t do e this before! I’d love for you to link this up at our {Healthy} Tips and Tricks Tuesday party – we share health and fitness advise and this recipe would be so helpful! Thanks!

  7. this look so good. You can use all different kinds of fruit. Thanks for linking up at Tell Me About It Tuesday. We hope you hop over and share with us again next week.

  8. Yes, oatmeal is definitely one of the super foods and is my morning breakfast daily, this is a unique idea . Thanks for sharing and linking up with us at the #WWDParty – Happy Valentine’s Day.

  9. Your Overnight Oatmeal looks great, I love your Blueberry and Vanilla combination! Thanks so much for sharing with Full Plate Thursday and enjoy your weekend!
    Miz Helen

  10. Man would my kids LOVE this for breakfast! Thanks for sharing the recipe with us!

    Thanks for linking up with us at Tell Me About It Tuesday! I hope you hop over again next week. http://www.sweetsillysara.com/2014/02/welcome-to-tell-me-about-it-tuesday-and.html

  11. I love homemade oatmeal and this sounds great!Thanks for coming over and sharing at The Weekend Retreat hope to see you back on Thursday!! 

  12. These look fantastic! Thanks for linking up to the Weekend Wind Down Party last week! Hope to see you there tomorrow night!

  13. Anything with blueberries gets my vote! I love that you can make it up ahead of time – and cut down a bit on the morning rush!

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