Dried Plums, Walnuts and Maple Syrup Refrigerator Oatmeal

SUPER HEALTHY DRIED PLUMS, WALNUTS AND MAPLE SYRUP REFRIGERATOR OATMEAL!

One of my favorite ways to prepare oatmeal now is this simple and convenient “Refrigerator or Overnight” version. I just recently discovered this style and it’s amazing. No more waiting 20 minutes while my morning breakfast cooks. The flavor combinations are endless and it’s ready when I am!

You can eat it warm or cold, but I thoroughly enjoy it cold. This particular good for you Real Food Meal Recipe is especially healthy. The oats, the dried plums, the walnuts and the plain yogurt are all considered super foods and the pure maple syrup is a wonderful unrefined natural sweetener that adds that rich maple flavor. I recommend giving refrigerator oatmeal a try.

TIP: The most important tip I can offer is always read the ingredient list on any food product you buy. I am stunned sometimes at the unexpected additives in our food. My highest priority is to use as many REAL FOODS as possible.

THE SUPER HEALTHY REAL FOOD INGREDIENTS 

First, whisk the milk and yogurt together until well combined. Second, chop the dried plums into small bite-sized pieces. Third, add the oatmeal and milk/yogurt mixture to a glass container with a lid or a mug or a bowl and stir together until the oatmeal is completely saturated.

Last, layer the chopped raw walnuts over the oatmeal milk/yogurt blend and then layer the dried plum pieces over the walnuts.

Cover the glass container or mug or bowl, and then place it in the refrigerator overnight or for a minimum of 4 hours. In the morning or after 4 hours, remove from the fridge, pour the maple syrup over the oatmeal mixture and sprinkle with the cinnamon. Stir all the ingredients together until they are combined.

Either eat the oatmeal cold or warm it up a little by microwaving for about 30 seconds. Enjoy your breakfast or snack as is or add a little more milk or cream to the oatmeal depending on the consistency you like.

DO YOURSELF A FAVOR AND EAT SOME OATMEAL!

Dried plums, also known as prunes, are an amazing REAL FOOD source with an abundance of health benefits.

Visit the worlds healthiest foods website for more good news about fiber rich dried plums.

Dried Plums, Walnuts and Maple Syrup Refrigerator Oatmeal

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    Prep Time: 15 Minutes     Cook Time: No Cooking     Yield: 1 Serving


    Ingredients

    • 1/2 Cup Oatmeal (I use Organic Old Fashioned Rolled Oats)
    • 1/2 Cup Milk (Use the Milk You Prefer, Full Fat, Fat-Free, Almond Milk, Anything)
    • 1/4 Cup Plain Yogurt (I use Plain Whole-Fat Organic Yogurt, No Sugar Added or Unwanted Additives)
    • 1/3 Cup Dried Plums, Chopped (Look for Sorbate Free Plums, Ingredients Should Be Dried Plums Only)
    • 1/3 Cup Raw Walnuts, Chopped
    • 1 Tablespoon Pure Maple Syrup (Get the Best Quality Pure Maple Syrup You Can, Real Ingredients and No Additives)
    • 1/8 Teaspoon Cinnamon

    Preparation 

    1. Whisk the milk and yogurt together until well combined.
    2. Chop the dried plums into small bite-sized pieces.
    3. Add the oatmeal and milk/yogurt mixture to a glass container with a lid or a mug or a bowl and stir together until the oatmeal is completely saturated.
    4. Layer the chopped raw walnuts over the oatmeal milk/yogurt blend.
    5. Then layer the dried plum pieces over the walnuts.
    6. Cover the glass container or mug or bowl, and then place it in the refrigerator overnight or for a minimum of 4 hours.
    7. In the morning or after 4 hours, remove from the fridge, pour the maple syrup over the oatmeal mixture and sprinkle with the cinnamon.
    8. Stir all the ingredients together until they are combined.
    9. Either consume the oatmeal cold or warm it up a little by microwaving for about 30 seconds.
    10. Enjoy your breakfast or snack as is or add a little more milk or cream to the oatmeal, depending on the consistency you like.

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