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Rainbow Oatmeal

Eat a Palette of Color Everyday for a Healthier You.
Course Breakfast
Cuisine American
Keyword Breakfast, Colorful Breakfast, Easy and Simple Recipe, Fruit and Oatmeal, Healthy Breakfast, Healthy Oatmeal, Hot Cereal, Mixed Fruit Overnight Oatmeal, Overnight Oatmeal, Simple Recipe
Prep Time 15 minutes
Total Time 17 minutes
Servings 4

Equipment

  • Microwave
  • (Four) microwave safe bowls or pint-sized (glass) mason jars

Ingredients

Ingredients

  • 2 cups Old Fashioned Oatmeal 100% whole grain oats (do not use quick cooking oats)
  • 4 cups Unsweetened Original FlavoredAlmond Milk or any choice of soy or nut milk
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 2 tsp pure vanilla extract
  • 1 cup blueberries fresh or frozen
  • 2 whole bananas sliced
  • 12 whole strawberries fresh or frozen (sliced)
  • 4 whole kiwi peeled and sliced
  • 1/3 cup sliced toasted almonds or any favorite nut (optional)
  • 4 tbsp chia seeds optional-(overnight oats only)

Instructions

Prepare

  • Add 1/2 cup of oatmeal into each bowl or jar
  • Add one cup of Unsweetened Original Almond Milk into each bowl/jar
  • Add 1/4 tsp salt into each of the bowl/jar
  • Add 1/2 tsp of pure vanilla extract to each bowl/jar
  • Stir well and place in microwave

Microwave on High for 1-2 minutes

  • Remove bowl or jar from microwave and let set for 1 minute until liquid has been absorded.

Prepare Fruit

  • Wash and cut fruit and arrange on top of oatmeal
  • Optional - sprinkle with toasted almonds

Notes

Overnight Oats (version)
You can prepare each pint-sized (glass) mason jar with 1/2 cup oatmeal, 1 tbsp chia seeds (optional) 1 cup almond milk, 1/4 tsp salt and 1/2 tsp vanilla and stir well.  Place screw top on each jar and refrigerate overnight for at least 6 hours.  Wash and cut fruit and place in refrigerator in a separate bowl.
When ready to eat. Place uncovered jar in the microwave on high for 1-2 minutes, remove and stir well, then let sit for 1 minute.  Place fruit on top and sprinkle with nuts and serve.  This makes a quick, healthy grab and go meal.  Enjoy!