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Overnight Oats with Apples and Raisins is an easy, make-ahead breakfast that's totally customizable.
We always need breakfast (well, most of us do). But never do we need it more than in summer, when everyone is home together or on vacation together or getting ready for summer jobs. Together.
“Everyone” is going to want breakfast. But the other “everyone” – meaning those of us who were home anyway, fending for ourselves – isn’t always going to want to make the breakfast, every day, later than usual. Because who wants to stop mid-morning to scrounge around in the kitchen to feed people whenever they decide to wake up?
We’ve got the solution: Overnight Oats with Apples and Raisins. This is a breakfast that can be made ahead, left in the fridge, and scooped into bowls at will. No skill required, either of the maker or the scooper. It’s a pour-into-the-bowl-and-stir kind of thing, totally forgiving and completely customizable. We add super-nutritious chia seeds for texture, crunchy apple chunks, and minced dates to sweeten the oats naturally. But you add what you like – dried apricots, berries, banana. You do you.
The bonus of Overnight Oats with Apples and Raisins: it doubles as dessert. Or snack. Or whatever. “Everyone’s” going to love this.