Make Ahead Instant Oat Jars are simple to assemble and fast to prepare on a busy morning. With nutrient dense ingredients like oats, nuts, seeds and dried fruit, breakfast recipes don't get more wholesome than this.
Oat Jar Assembly:
- 1/2 cup rolled oats
- 1/4 cup freeze-dried or dehydrated fruit
- 1 Tbs nuts
- 1/2 Tbs of seeds (flax, hemp hearts or chia)
- Optional ingredients: coconut, peanut butter powder, cocoa, cinnamon, etc
- 2/3 cup boiling water
- honey or maple syrup to sweeten
Assembly instructions: Combine "oat jar assembly" ingredients listed above into an 8 oz. mason jar. Seal and store for up to 3 months in a cool dark area.
Serving instructions: Pour contents of one prepared oat jar into a bowl, add 2/3 cup of boiling water. Stir. If mixture is too thick, add an additional splash of milk or water. Top with honey or maple syrup to sweeten. Enjoy immediately.
** see notes for some of our favorite flavor combinations with measurements.
Peanut Butter Blueberry Instant Oatmeal: 1/2 cup rolled oats, 1/4 cup dried blueberries, 1 Tbs pecans, 1/2 Tbs peanut butter powder, 1/2 tsp ground flax seeds (optional). Honey or maple syrup for serving.
Dark Chocolate Strawberry Instant Oatmeal: 1/2 cup rolled oats, 1/4 cup dried strawberries, 1 Tbs pecans, 1/2 Tbs unsweetened cocoa powder, 1/2 tsp chia seeds (optional). Honey or maple syrup for serving.
Apple Cinnamon Instant Oatmeal: 1/2 cup rolled oats, 1/4 cup dried apples, 1 tablespoon pecans, 1/2 tsp ground cinnamon, 1/2 tsp chia seeds (optional. Honey or maple syrup for serving.
NOTE: Nutrition information is based on the Dark Chocolate Strawberry Oatmeal with no sweetener added.
Keywords: breakfast, oatmeal