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"I don't have time for breakfast" Make Ahead Oatmeal

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  • Prep Time: 7 mins
  • Cook Time: overnight
  • Total Time: 50 minute
  • Yield: 4 cups 1x
  • Diet: Vegetarian


If you have 5 minutes before going to bed, you can have a delicious, healthy and filling overnight oat breakfast the next morning.



  • 1 cup old fashioned oats
  • 2 tbsp chia seeds
  • 1 cup unsweetened vanilla almond milk or any plant-based milk of your choice
  • 2 organic apples
  • 2 tbsp honey (vegans sub for maple syrup or agave)
  • 1 tsp freshly squeezed lemon juice
  • 1 cup plain or vanilla greek yogurt (vegans sub for vegan yogurt)
  • 1 cup pomegranate seeds
  • 4 tbsp toasted slivered almonds


  1. In a medium bowl, combine oats, chia seeds and almond milk.  Mix well and set aside
  2.  Peel and grate the apples. Add lemon juice and honey and mix well
  3. Add greek yogurt and apples to the oat mixture. Mix well, cover with plastic wrap and refrigerate overnight. Alternatevely you can divide the mixture into 4 glass containers with a lid or even better divide into indidual containers in the morning when the oats are set.
  4. Before serving, top with 1/4 cup pomegranate seeds and 1 tbsp almonds per cup of overnight oats.


  1. For a breakfast on the go prepare the oatmeal in individual glass jars.
    Not pomegranate season? Add strawberries, blueberries, peaches or any seasonal fruit.
  2. To reduce the amount of sugar use unsweetened almond milk and plain yogurt.
  • Category: breakfast
  • Method: raw
  • Cuisine: American


  • Serving Size: 1 cup
  • Calories: 309
  • Sugar: 25.9
  • Sodium: 65
  • Fat: 8
  • Saturated Fat: .9
  • Unsaturated Fat: 2.9
  • Trans Fat: 0
  • Carbohydrates: 49.6
  • Fiber: 9.3
  • Protein: 11.2
  • Cholesterol: 0

Keywords: gluten-free, kosher, overnight oats, easy breakfast, grab and go breakfast