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Overnight Oats INGREDIENTS ½ cup oats ⅔ cup unsweetened milk of choice* 1 teaspoon chia seeds ½ teaspoon vanilla extract Up to 1 tablespoon honey or maple syrup** ⅓ cup Greek yogurt *Nutrition information based on cow's milk and yogurt and no honey. **Added sugars will range from 0 to 9 grams depending on the amount of honey or maple syrup used. Whether it's an early meeting or getting the kids o to school, the morning rush can sometimes lead to less-than-optimal breakfast choices. Overnight oats are a fast and easy way to make sure you start your day o with the energy and nutrients you need to be at your best — and they don't have to be boring. Stick to the classic basic overnight oats recipe below or try one of these variations. DIRECTIONS Step 1: Whisk ingredients together in a mixing bowl. Step 2: Spoon into a jar with a tight-fitting lid. Step 3: Seal the lid securely. Step 4: Refrigerate a minimum of four hours but preferably overnight. Make it sweet: Add 2 tablespoons of peanut butter and 2 tablespoons of cocoa powder. Make it tropical: Add cup fresh mango and pineapple and half of a banana. Experiment: Add dried cranberries, cherries, walnuts, cinnamon, or ginger. Make it vegan: Use plant milk and yogurt instead of cow's milk. Make it gluten-free: Use gluten-free oats. 2 Servings

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