Overnight Mango Oatmeal

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Perfect for hectic mornings, this Overnight Mango Oatmeal is made the night before and can be eaten warm or cold the next morning.

Mango Overnight Oatmeal..perfect for hectic school mornings!

Back-to-school schedules means that mornings are completely hectic at our house and with another kid headed off to kindergarten this year, I have to make breakfast and lunch quickly every morning.  I'm not a morning person and neither is my daughter, so a quick (and healthy breakfast) does not always make it to the table before we rush out the door.

This year, I vow to do better and make sure I get a good breakfast into my kids before the school bell rings.  I've been makin' variations of this Overnight Mango Oatmeal all summer and it's so easy.  While I'm cleaning up the supper dishes, I quickly make up a couple jars of oatmeal and stick in the fridge.  That way, when the kids get up they can grab their own breakfast.

Mango Overnight Oatmeal in a jar...perfect for hectic school mornings!

It will be so nice having these in the fridge for school morning breakfasts.  That way, when I'm busy helping one kid, the other can easily grab their own breakfast.  No more sugary cereals or worse, granola bars in the car (I'm guilty of the latter far too often).

Overnight Mango Oatmeal

I love how versatile this recipe is. You can use pumpkin butter in the fall, berries in late spring, or go crazy and try peanut butter or Nutella.  Use what you have on hand or what's on sale to keep it budget friendly!

Ingredients for Your Overnight Mango Oatmeal

  • 1 cup unsweetened almond milk (regular milk works too)
  • 2 mangoes, cored, peeled, and roughly chopped
  • 1 tbls agave syrup (optional for sweet oats)
  • dash salt
  • 1/2 cup rolled oats
  • 2 pint sized mason jars with lids

Directions for Making Overnight Mango Oatmeal

1. Combine first four ingredients into a blender and blend until combined and smooth.

2. Divide oats into 2 pint sized mason jars and pour half of mango mixture over each jar of oats. Add lid and ring to mason jar, shake well to combine. Let sit in refrigerator overnight (about 8 hours).

Enjoy this breakfast cold or remove lid and ring and microwave for 1-2 minutes to gently warm.

How do you handle busy back-to-school mornings?

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Wendy is married to her high school sweetheart, is a mom to 2 children, and lives in Arizona! She shares her family friendly recipes at Around My Family Table. Live threw her a curve ball after a life threatening dairy allergy and wheat allergy emerged in 2012, so now many of her recipes are gluten and dairy free. When she's not cooking find her on Pinterestor Instagram!

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