Put it in the fridge before bed and wake up to a hearty breakfast!

Let kids help with the simple steps in bold!


  • 2 cups rolled oats (not instant or quick cooking)
  • 2 cups lowfat milk ½ teaspoon vanilla extract
  • ¼ cup chopped pecans, almonds or walnuts
  • Fresh or dried fruit of your choice
  • Honey or maple syrup for drizzling


Step 1: Combine oats, milk and vanilla in a bowl, cover and refrigerate overnight.

Step 2: The next morning scoop oatmeal into bowls (heat in microwave if desired) and top with nuts and your favorite fresh or dried fruits.

Step 3: Drizzle with a little honey or maple syrup if you wish.

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