Almond Overnight Oats: An Easy Back-to-School Solution

A simple breakfast to kick off your day. We turn to Almond Overnight Oats as a healthy and tasty solution for busy mornings.

And so the school year begins! We’ve been turning to overnight oats as our breakfast staple. Hurry up, the school bus is here!

I am always up for a quick morning solution. It’s not necessarily because I want to get the morning over with. In fact: on the contrary. It’s because I would much rather have at least 30 minutes to eat breakfast around the table with my family, than scramble to cook something and scarf it down in a rush.

I recognize that it’s now BTS for many families. While we like to think that our mornings will go over smoothly, sometimes our carefully-planned routines turn out for the worse. Okay, maybe not the worse, but something always has to happen, right?

A simple breakfast to kick off your day. We turn to Almond Overnight Oats as a healthy and tasty solution for busy mornings.

The idea behind my Almond Overnight Oats is that the prepwork is all done the night before. This gives you a chance to a) sleep-in b) enjoy a hassle-free, healthy breakfast with the kiddos or, c) all of the above.

Almond Overnight Oats

Ingredients

  • 2 cups steel-cut oats
  • 2 cups almond milk
  • 1 cup Greek yogurt
  • Honey for drizzling
  • Almonds for garnishing

Process

  • In a medium-sized bowl, combine oats, milk, and yogurt and mix together.
  • Place in a air-tight container and let set overnight.
  • Scoop into a glass or mason jar and top with honey and almonds.

A simple breakfast to kick off your day. We turn to Almond Overnight Oats as a healthy and tasty solution for busy mornings.

I’m not kidding – it’s really that easy.

I’ve teamed up with three of my favourite Canadian mama bloggers to bring to you some of the easiest back-to-school breakfast solutions. I recommend scheduling out all of your breakfasts days in advance so you know exactly what to prep and serve well before the school-week has started:

Sweet & Savoury Cornmeal Waffles by Mama Bear’s Haven

Tater Tot Breakfast Casserole by Moms vs the Boys

Protein Crepes by Little Miss Kate

A simple breakfast to kick off your day. We turn to Almond Overnight Oats as a healthy and tasty solution for busy mornings.

Have you ever tried making overnight oats?

Comments

  1. Making overnight oats is big in our home. They are so quick to make and set in the refrigerator for the next morning. Yours sound delicious and we will give it a try.

  2. Yum, I need to do this. It would make a tasty breakfast! I know my daughter would like it too. My son might not be a fan, but he’s super picky. Normally he just has a frozen waffle or cereal.

  3. This is perfect! My daughter always RUSHES out the door in the morning. But I have some small plastic cups with lids that will work PERFECT for this breakfast. She can have it on the go.

  4. I’m all for simple breakfast meals for the kids during school time. I wonder how they would react to me creating the almond oats. Now, that Tater Tot Breakfast Casserole is one I make often and the kids love it!

  5. I love overnight oats for back to school. They have just over 5 hours between breakfast and lunch and it is so important to give them foods that really fill them up.

  6. This recipe looks so savory and perfect for on-the-go or to have on hand on a whim. I love that it doesn’t request to heated or too many ingredients

  7. I have made overnight oats before. They are a good way to get breakfast made in the evening to reduce stress the next morning.

  8. This looks like a great breakfast! My kids go back to school next week and I will be needing these quick and simple breakfast options. Thanks for the idea!

  9. I’m a huge fan of overnight oats! I just love how tasty it is and it’s so versatile too. It takes less time and you can simply grab a serving in the morning and that’s it! This recipe is a must try!

  10. Overnight oats is something that could be done with the kids bec so easy!! and they would be very much eager to eat the ff morning! I havent try it almond though and would want to give it a try ☺️

  11. I’ve never tried making some overnight oats but I think it’s a good breakfast idea. It makes morning easier. Yum!

  12. I’ve never tried the overnight oats although, I have a whole case of em in pantry (thanks to mom). But you making them sound so good, I might try them

  13. This sounds delicious! I love overnight outs. They’re the perfect grab-and-go breakfast for work or school.

  14. Yay! Great thing I dropped by this website. I have never tried making this one and I guess this would be a great help for me. Definitely saving so much time preparing before going to office.

  15. This is a fantastic idea! Our morning tend to be hectic, so having something (other than a Pop-Tart) ready to go would be super helpful.

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