Breakfast Recipes

Make-Ahead Instant Oatmeal Jars


  • 1/2 cup (40 grams) uncooked quick oats
  • 1 pinch salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon cinnamon spice
  • 1 tablespoon dried cranberries (or dried fruit of your choice)
  • 1 tablespoon almond slivers (or nuts of your choice)
  • 1 cup water(or plant based milk of choice)


To make your oatmeal jar, layer the ingredients in the following order:

oatmeal, salt, cinnamon, cranberries and almond slivers. Make as many jars as you’d like for the week and store in a dry area.

To cook the oatmeal with boiling water, bring 1 cup water to a rolling boil. Pour water into oatmeal jar and stir. Let the oatmeal stand for 4-5 minutes to soften. Then, stir and enjoy!

To cook the oatmeal by microwaving, pour oatmeal into a microwave-safe container large enough for it to bubble without spilling, then add 1 cup water. Microwave (at power level 7) for 2 minutes.

Serves: 1 | Serving Size: 1 oatmeal jar

Nutrition (per serving): Calories: 229; Total Fat: 6g; Carbohydrate: 38g; Protein: 6g

*Macros may vary by ingredients used & helping sizes

April 7, 2020
Danette Gleason, General Manager
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