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Working moms know the importance of meal planning. I'm getting ready for busy few weeks and I've been perfecting my fast breakfast options. I’ve been using Bob's Redmill Organic Steel Cut Oats to prepare my overnight oats for a nice, cold breakfast in the morning and I'm going to share the key to a great overnight oat recipe.

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The Key to a Great Overnight Oat Recipe

The Key to a Great Overnight Oats

Ok, I've got a few secrets to make this recipe a favorite. First, it's all about presentation. To make sure the girls (and mom!) start the day off right, I’ve been prepping these adorable overnight oat jars. I found them on Amazon (you can check out my review here) and they are $22 for a set of 20. A great deal.

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The Key to a Great Overnight Oat Recipe
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Greek Yogurt Overnight Oat Recipe

  1. Scoop in dry oats to bottom of the jar. 
  2. Add milk. We don’t love milk, so we add add just a dash to make the oats softer. 
  3. Add Greek yogurt. Yum! Our favorite and makes this breakfast so hardy. I can jam about a ¼ cup of yogurt in there.
  4. Add chia.
  5. Add honey. This is entirely optional, but I add a drizzle of honey on this level.
  6. Top with fruit. The farmer’s markets here in Vermont are going strong. I top the creation off with a dozen or so berries. 
  7. Set in fridge overnight.

These cute treats make mornings so much healthier. Plus, I love that I’m reducing waste by utilizing these sweet jars that can be filled again and again. 

The Key to a Great Overnight Oat Recipe

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