Overnight Oats and Flax in a Jar

Overnight Oats and Flax in Jar Recipe
With this overnight oats recipe you will have four ready-to-go servings of no-cook oatmeal, enhanced with fruit, flax, and chia seeds. Use them as a convenient way to feed a family with a staggered breakfast schedule, or enjoy one a day for four days.

Ingredients

 4 (1-pint or 0.5 liter) mason jars, wide mouth
 4 cups (946 ml) dairy milk or alternative milk
 1 ⅓ cups (302 g) old-fashioned rolled oats
 ¼ cup (57 g) raisins
 2 teaspoons (10 g) cinnamon
 ¼ cup (57 g) chia seeds
 ¼ cup (57 g) ground flax seeds
 1 ⅓ cups (302 g) fresh blueberries or 2 medium-sized apples
Note
 For gluten-free alternative, use certified gluten- free oats

Instructions

1

Starting with milk, fill each jar with ¾ cup (178 ml) milk, ⅓ cup (76 g) rolled oats, 1 tablespoon (14 g) raisins, ½ to 1 teaspoon (2 g-5 g) cinnamon (to taste), 1 tablespoon (14 g) chia seeds, and 1 tablespoon (14 g) flax seeds. Stir to mix well.

2

Add ⅓ cup (76 g) blueberries to each jar, or ½ apple, pared and cut into bite-sized pieces.

3

Add remaining ¼ cup (59 ml) of milk to each jar to fill. Cover and refrigerate overnight or up to 4 days. Simply stir and eat.

Serves 4

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Ingredients

 4 (1-pint or 0.5 liter) mason jars, wide mouth
 4 cups (946 ml) dairy milk or alternative milk
 1 ⅓ cups (302 g) old-fashioned rolled oats
 ¼ cup (57 g) raisins
 2 teaspoons (10 g) cinnamon
 ¼ cup (57 g) chia seeds
 ¼ cup (57 g) ground flax seeds
 1 ⅓ cups (302 g) fresh blueberries or 2 medium-sized apples
Note
 For gluten-free alternative, use certified gluten- free oats

Directions

1

Starting with milk, fill each jar with ¾ cup (178 ml) milk, ⅓ cup (76 g) rolled oats, 1 tablespoon (14 g) raisins, ½ to 1 teaspoon (2 g-5 g) cinnamon (to taste), 1 tablespoon (14 g) chia seeds, and 1 tablespoon (14 g) flax seeds. Stir to mix well.

2

Add ⅓ cup (76 g) blueberries to each jar, or ½ apple, pared and cut into bite-sized pieces.

3

Add remaining ¼ cup (59 ml) of milk to each jar to fill. Cover and refrigerate overnight or up to 4 days. Simply stir and eat.

Serves 4

Overnight Oats and Flax in a Jar