Monday, March 4, 2013

Overnight Refrigerator Oatmeal with Berries

Happy March everyone!  Time is just flying away but spring is almost here.  I can see all the spring flowers coming up.  I am not a winter fan at all.

As all of you know i am a mom but I also work full time.  What that means to me is that i cook most of my meals on Sundays for the week, i also prepare lunches and breakfasts for everyone the night before, this is so my mornings, are as smooth as possible and i can sleep as long as possible too.   All i have to worry about in the morning is to shower and get dressed, then we can sit at the breakfast table and eat.  Once we are done, just pick up the little bags in the refrigerator and out we go.  Bags are all packed the night before.  When I come home at night it is just to turn on the oven, or the stove and heat up one of the dishes what was prepared on Sunday, make a salad and sit down and eat.  Dinner is prepared in less than 30 minutes and i get the extra time to go out with my daughter and also walk the dog.

So when i came across this overnight oatmeal i knew it was something for me to try.  I have tried other oatmeals that soak overnight but this one was delicious.  If you are on the run, you can just grab the container and go.

I also totally believe in fat, and eat nothing low fat (did you know all low-fat items contain more sugar?), just limit the sugar and the carbohydrates. So when i made this oatmeal i used whole milk and plain yogurt.  My favorite plain yogurt is Siggi’s.  The Siggi’s brand is the closest to the yogurt that i grew up with.  No sweetness at all, instead on the sour side. Just delicious if you haven’t tried it.

Also for the sweetness i would use honey, i do not believe Aguva is good for you, it’s actually as bad as HFCS.

This recipe is part of the monthly Secret Recipe Club “assignment!” Every month you get a name of a blog and you need to choose ANY recipe from that blog and then blog about that recipe by a date. It’s a secret because the blog owner does not know you are doing this until the reveal date. My secret blog this month was Barbara Bakes, which is written by Barbara. I have actually know Barbara in the blog land ever since i started.  So when i got her blog i was very excited.  There is a long list of things i want to make from her blog, i just knew i wanted to try this recipe first.  But i am also going to make her pumpkin monkey bread and the Lemon Bar Cookies.  So if you have never been to Barbara’s site go and visit.  It’s just awesome and gorgeous.

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Overnight Refrigerator Oatmeal with Berries

Yield: 1 serving

Prep Time: 5 minutes

Ingredients:

1/4 cup oats (not instant)
1/3 cup whole milk
1/4 cup plain yogurt
2 tsp honey (optional)
1/4 cup chopped raspberries
1/4 cup chopped strawberries
additional berries for topping

Directions:

Combine all ingredients, stir, cover and refrigerate overnight. Top with additional berries if desired.

Adapted from: Barbara Bakes

One Year Ago: Morning Glory Muffins
Two Years Ago: Swedish Semla or Lent Bunts
Three Years Ago: Swedish Pancakes

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77 Responses to “Overnight Refrigerator Oatmeal with Berries”

  1. 1

    sara — March 4, 2013 @ 9:07 am

    This looks fantastic!! Love those bright red berries! :)

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    Cookaholic Wife — March 4, 2013 @ 9:27 am

    Looks delicious! I made something similar for breakfast this morning.

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    melissa@IWasBornToCook — March 4, 2013 @ 10:29 am

    Looks nice and easy…perfect for the morning!

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    angela@spinachtiger — March 4, 2013 @ 11:02 am

    Hi Ewa. I love that oatmeal overnight. I had your blog and I did the apple cake (the Swedish one). I did a twist by making it in jars. It was delicious and I enjoyed going through your recipes.

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    Lisa~~ — March 4, 2013 @ 11:49 am

    What a wonderful and easy way to make a healthy breakfast for a family on the go.

    If you haven’t already, I’d love for you to check out my SRC entry Loaded Potato Soup.

    Lisa~~

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    AmandaE — March 4, 2013 @ 12:42 pm

    Love the idea of an overnight oatmeal – make it easier to get out the door in the morning!!! Awesome SRC pick

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    Stephanie — March 4, 2013 @ 12:50 pm

    Her pumpkin monkey bread also tempted me, but sadly, I also did not make it for reveal day either. Funny how pumpkin really seems to have moved beyond pie and soup so suddendly, isn’t it?

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    Claire @ Claire K Creations — March 4, 2013 @ 2:24 pm

    I’m with you on the avoiding low-fat foods. Full-fat all the way! How organised you are. One day I’ll get myself sorted and be that organised to.

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    Katarina — March 4, 2013 @ 4:56 pm

    Looks and sounds delicious!

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    Miz Helen — March 4, 2013 @ 5:16 pm

    It would be great to wake up to this awesome breakfast. Thanks for sharing and have a good week.
    Visiting from Group B SRC
    Miz Helen

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    Jenna — March 4, 2013 @ 6:34 pm

    Gotta love meals that are easy and delicious. I need more make ahead meals to make our days easier…thanks for the recipe.

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    Isabelle @ Crumb — March 4, 2013 @ 8:24 pm

    Great pick! I’ve been making big batches of cooked steel-cut oats for my workday breakfasts, but I wasn’t keen on the idea of cooking up a big pot of oatmeal once the warmer weather rolls around… this sounds like a perfect solution, especially once berry season rolls around!
    PS – I am so with you on the full-fat yogurt. I’d rather have a small bowl of good-quality full-fat yogurt than a big bowl of the low-fat kind. There’s just no comparison.

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    Kirstin — March 4, 2013 @ 8:25 pm

    YUM! This sounds so good! And your picture is awesome. I’ve never done an overnight oatmeal but have seen plenty of recipes for them. I’m a fellow SRC member, Group D

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    Margaret — March 4, 2013 @ 8:38 pm

    What a great idea for a quick and healthy breakfast.

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    Angie@Angie's Recipes — March 4, 2013 @ 9:11 pm

    A perfect breakfast! Definitely worth to wake up to.

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    PolaM — March 5, 2013 @ 8:09 am

    Wow you are organized! The best I can do is save some leftovers for the day after…

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    sarah k @ the pajama chef — March 5, 2013 @ 1:15 pm

    overnight oats are always a great choice! i haven’t had them for awhile, but maybe once it warms up they’ll be a great breakfast after running.

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    Elizabeth@ Food Ramblings — March 5, 2013 @ 2:38 pm

    looks great– i can’t wait to try! yay for src :)

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    Sonia Barton — March 6, 2013 @ 8:58 am

    Oh my so well prepared, You’ll have to teach us how, and what your whole week’s menu looks like in order to make it work. The oatmeal looks like something doable for me.

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    Camilla @ Culinary Adventures — March 6, 2013 @ 9:47 am

    I still haven’t gotten around to trying refrigerator oats. But, as my family loves oats in the morning, this might be a good solution to not having to run around like a crazy woman to get them out the door. Thanks for sharing with the SRC.

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    carolinaheartstrings — March 6, 2013 @ 4:39 pm

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    Lesa @ Edesia's Notebook — March 6, 2013 @ 5:04 pm

    This oatmeal sounds delicious. I am not a morning person, so I need to start trying more “prep-the-night-before” breakfasts. This is a must-try!

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    Nicole @ Daily Dish Recipes — March 7, 2013 @ 8:25 am

    I just love every single thing about this, all the way down to being able to start it the night before! Looks delicious!

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    Shelby — March 8, 2013 @ 3:27 am

    Your photo is great and makes me want to try this for certain!

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