Overnight Oats with Apple and Cinnamon
Overnight Oats with Apple and Cinnamon PHOTO: LIZ ANDREW/STYLING: ERIN MCDOWELL

There are certain rules of adulthood that we have a hard time accepting. For example: Apple pie isn't really an acceptable morning meal. So we found a solution: We mixed cinnamon, sugar and applesauce into our overnight oats and voilà, breakfast is served.

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Makes 1 serving
Prep: 5 minutes; Chilling time: 8 hours

Ingredients

Oats

¾ cup old-fashioned oats

¾ teaspoon ground cinnamon

1 tablespoon brown sugar

½ to ¾ cup milk (such as whole, skim, almond, soy or coconut)

Toppings

⅓ cup applesauce

Directions

1. In a 1-pint mason jar, mix the oats with the cinnamon and sugar to combine.

2. Add the milk to the jar. (If you prefer a thicker oatmeal, use less milk.)

3. Screw on the lid and refrigerate overnight, about 8 hours.

4. In the morning, top the oatmeal with applesauce. Eat immediately or screw the top on and take it on the go.

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