A pan of unflavored oatmeal is a made-ahead breakfast that can please all tastes.


  1. Cook multiple servings of your favorite unflavored or plain oatmeal according to package directions.
  2. Portion out cooked oatmeal into single-serving containers.
  3. Top each portion with your favorite toppings and store in the refrigerator for up to 1 week.
  4. Heat each serving in the microwave or stovetop when ready to eat.

Toppings ideas:

  • Sliced banana and a touch of vanilla
  • Frozen or fresh blueberries, strawberries, raspberries with a drizzle of honey
  • Shredded coconut with a sprinkle of chocolate chips
  • Chopped nuts and a sprinkle of cinnamon
  • A spoonful of jam
  • A spoonful of peanut butter or any nut butter
  • Dried fruits