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Overnight Maple Oatmeal Recipe

Overnight Maple Oatmeal Recipe

I tasted muesli on a trip to Switzerland, and when I came home, I made it my way. Keep things interesting (and avoid the mid-morning munchies) by adding different fruits and nuts every day. —Maddie Kirk, Springfield, Pennsylvania
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 10 min. + chilling YIELD:6 servings

Ingredients

  • 2 cups old-fashioned oats
  • 1 cup fat-free milk
  • 1/4 cup maple syrup
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 1 cup vanilla yogurt
  • 1/2 cup chopped walnuts, toasted
  • Assorted fresh fruit

Directions

  • 1. In a large bowl, combine oats, milk, syrup and vanilla. Refrigerate, covered, overnight.
  • 2. Just before serving, stir in yogurt. Top with walnuts and fruit. Yield: 6 servings.
Editor's Note: To toast nuts, spread in a 15x10x1-in. baking pan. Bake at 350° for 5-10 minutes or until lightly browned, stirring occasionally. Or, spread in a dry nonstick skillet and heat over low heat until lightly browned, stirring occasionally.

Nutritional Facts

1/2 cup equals 249 calories, 9 g fat (1 g saturated fat), 3 mg cholesterol, 46 mg sodium, 36 g carbohydrate, 3 g fiber, 9 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 2-1/2 starch, 1 fat.