Creamy blueberry “fridge” oatmeal

mott blog - clv 2015 - blueberry oatmeal 1Get your kids dreaming about breakfast with this delicious breakfast treat they’ll start preparing the night before.


  • 1⁄3 cup old-fashioned oats
  • 1⁄3 cup plain yogurt (avoid vanilla or other flavored yogurts which often contain added sugars)
  • 1⁄3 cup low-fat milk
  • 2 tablespoons blueberries
  • 1 tablespoon chopped almonds, raw or toasted
  • 1⁄2 teaspoon honey or real maple syrup

  • mott blog - clv 2015 - blueberry oatmeal 2Pinch of salt
  • Canning jar or other container with a tight fitting lid


  1. Put all the ingredients in the jar.
  2. Screw the top and shake the jar to mix the ingredients.
  3. Place the jar in the refrigerator overnight.
  4. When you wake up, your creamy treat will be ready to eat.

These are also great for mornings on the go!

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This recipe was adapted from one from ChopChop Magazine. Check out their website for great ideas to get your kids involved in cooking and healthy eating!


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