Grab-And-Go Breakfast: 8 Refrigerator Oatmeal Flavors

Grab-And-Go Breakfast: 8 Refrigerator Oatmeal Flavors

Muesli, summer porridge, and refrigerator oatmeal are all names for this popular make-ahead, no-cook, healthy grab-and-go mason jar breakfast. 

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Each of these recipes starts with the same basic ingredients: rolled oats, yogurt, chia seeds and milk.

Mandarin Orange Refrigerator Oatmeal

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Ingredients
  • 1/4 cup uncooked old fashioned rolled oats
  • 1/3 cup skim milk
  • 1/4 cup low-fat Greek yogurt
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons dried chia seeds
  • 1 teaspoon honey, optional (or substitute any preferred sweetener)
  • 1 tablespoon orange marmalade
  • ¼ cup drained canned mandarin oranges (or fresh chopped orange)
Directions
In a half pint (1 cup) jar, add oats, milk, yogurt, chia seeds, honey and marmalade. Put lid on jar and shake until well combined. Remove lid, add oranges and stir until mixed throughout. Return lid to jar and refrigerate overnight or up to 3 days. Eat chilled.

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Nutritional Info (no honey): 236 calories, 4g fat, 53g carbs, 8g fiber, 12g protein; Weight Watchers PtsPlus: 7

Cherry Chocolate Chunk Refrigerator Oatmeal

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Ingredients
  • 1/4 cup uncooked old fashioned rolled oats
  • 1/3 cup skim milk
  • 1/4 cup low-fat Greek yogurt
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons dried chia seeds
  • 1 teaspoon honey, optional (or substitute any preferred sweetener)
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 tablespoon finely chopped dark chocolate
  • ¼ cup chopped cherries (fresh or frozen)
Directions
In a half pint (1 cup) jar, add oats, milk, yogurt, chia seeds, honey & vanilla. Put lid on jar and shake until well combined. Remove lid, add chopped chocolate and cherries and stir until mixed throughout. Return lid to jar and refrigerate overnight or up to 3 days. Eat chilled.

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Nutritional Info: 274 calories, 8g fat, 55g carbs, 8g fiber, 12g protein; Weight Watchers PtsPlus: 9

Mocha Refrigerator Oatmeal

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Ingredients
  • 1/3 cup uncooked old fashioned rolled oats
  • 1/3 cup skim milk
  • 1/4 cup low-fat Greek yogurt
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons dried chia seeds
  • 2 teaspoons honey, optional (or substitute any preferred sweetener)
  • 1 teaspoon cocoa powder
  • ½ teaspoon instant espresso powder dissolved in 1 tablespoon hot water
Directions
In a half pint (1 cup) jar, add oats, milk, yogurt, chia seeds, honey, cocoa powder, and dissolved espresso. Put lid on jar and shake until well combined. Refrigerate overnight or up to 3 days. Eat chilled.

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Nutritional Info: 207 calories, 4g fat, 47g carbs, 7g fiber, 12g protein; Weight Watchers PtsPlus: 7

Pineapple Coconut Refrigerator Oatmeal

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Ingredients
  • 1/4 cup uncooked old fashioned rolled oats
  • 1/3 cup lite coconut milk
  • 1/4 cup low-fat Greek yogurt
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons dried chia seeds
  • 1 teaspoon honey, optional (or substitute any preferred sweetener)
  • 1/4 cup chopped pineapple (fresh, frozen, or drained canned)
Directions
In a half pint (1 cup) jar, add oats, coconut milk, yogurt, chia seeds,  and honey. Put lid on jar and shake until well combined. Remove lid, add pineapple and stir until mixed throughout. Return lid to jar and refrigerate overnight or up to 3 days. Eat chilled.

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Nutritional Info: 198 calories, 5g fat, 43g carbs, 7g fiber, 10g protein; Weight Watchers PtsPlus: 6

Pumpkin Pie Refrigerator Oatmeal

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Ingredients
  • 1/4 cup uncooked old fashioned rolled oats
  • 1/3 cup skim milk
  • 1/4 cup low-fat Greek yogurt
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons dried chia seeds
  • ½ teaspoon pumpkin pie spice
  • 2 teaspoons maple syrup (or substitute any preferred sweetener)
  • ¼ cup pumpkin puree (unsweetened canned pumpkin)
Directions
In a half pint (1 cup) jar, add oats, milk, yogurt, chia seeds, pumpkin pie spice, and maple syrup. Put lid on jar and shake until well combined. Remove lid, add pumpkin and stir until mixed throughout. Return lid to jar and refrigerate overnight or up to 3 days. Eat chilled.

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Nutritional Info: 216 calories, 4g fat, 48g carbs, 8g fiber, 12g protein; Weight Watchers PtsPlus: 7

Peach Melba Refrigerator Oatmeal

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  • 1/4 cup uncooked old fashioned rolled oats
  • 1/3 cup skim milk
  • 1/4 cup low-fat Greek yogurt
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons dried chia seeds
  • ¼ teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1-2 tablespoons raspberry jam
  • ¼ cup chopped peaches
Directions
In a half pint (1 cup) jar, add oats, milk, yogurt, chia seeds,vanilla extract and jam. Put lid on jar and shake until well combined. Remove lid, add peaches and stir until mixed throughout. Return lid to jar and refrigerate overnight or up to 3 days. Eat chilled.
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Nutritional Info (with 1 tablespoon jam): 234 calories, 4g fat, 53g carbs, 8g fiber, 12g protein; Weight Watchers PtsPlus: 7

Cranberry Pecan Refrigerator Oatmeal

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Ingredients
  • 1/4 cup uncooked old fashioned rolled oats
  • 1/3 cup skim milk
  • 1/4 cup low-fat Greek yogurt
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons dried chia seeds
  • Teensy pinch of ground cloves
  • 1 teaspoon honey, optional (or substitute any preferred sweetener)
  • 2 tablespoons whole cranberry sauce (or jellied)
  • 1 tablespoon chopped pecans
Directions
In a half pint (1 cup) jar, add oats, milk, yogurt, chia seeds, cloves and honey. Put lid on jar and shake until well combined. Remove lid, add cranberry sauce & pecans and stir until mixed throughout. Return lid to jar and refrigerate overnight or up to 3 days. Eat chilled.
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Nutritional Info: 285 calories, 9g fat, 54g carbs, 8g fiber, 12g protein; Weight Watchers PtsPlus: 9

Apricot Ginger Refrigerator Oatmeal

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Ingredients
  • 1/4 cup uncooked old fashioned rolled oats
  • 1/2 cup skim milk
  • 1/4 cup low-fat Greek yogurt
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons dried chia seeds
  • 1 teaspoon honey, optional (or substitute any preferred sweetener)
  • 1/8 teaspoon almond extract
  • 3 dried apricots, diced (or ¼ cup fresh)
  • 1 teaspoon crystallized ginger, minced
Directions
In a half pint (1 cup) jar, add oats, milk, yogurt, chia seeds, almond extract and honey. Put lid on jar and shake until well combined. Remove lid, add apricots & ginger and stir until mixed throughout. Return lid to jar and refrigerate overnight or up to 3 days. Eat chilled.

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Nutritional Info: 243 calories, 4g fat, 56g carbs, 8g fiber, 12g protein; Weight Watchers PtsPlus: 8

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