Overnight Breakfast Grains to Make Your Mornings Easier

Fruited Irish Oatmeal
Breakfast grain recipes -- including oats, bulgur, and granola -- are a trend that will never tire out because they are so customizable. These simple grain recipes made overnight make easy, fiber-rich morning breakfasts. Feel free to substitute in your favorite fruits and yogurts for each recipe.

Carrot Cake Refrigerator Oatmeal

Why wait until after dinner to satisfy your sweet tooth when you can wake up and start your day with this easy twist on classic carrot cake. Maple syrup and cinnamon sweeten the oats, while shredded carrots, crushed pineapple, and walnuts add crunch.

Slow Cooker Steel-Cut Oatmeal

Make your breakfast ahead of time so you can savor your morning instead. Just throw your oats into a slow cooker and simmer until tender and delicious.

Don't let breakfast get in the way of sleep. These overnight oats are easy to make and perfect for breakfast out the door.

Overnight Oats with Fruit

This breakfast is not only easy, but it's also filled with flavor. This fruit-and-nut oatmeal is made with rolled oats, chia seeds, and juice. Top each bowl with yogurt and fresh fruit. 

Raspberry-Java Overnight Bulgur

Sweet-tart cherries and rich toasted hazelnuts make this breakfast bulgur feel fantastically fancy. With just 10 minutes of prep and an overnight stay in the fridge, this grain cereal will pair perfectly with your morning coffee.

Cherry-Java Refrigerator Oatmeal

Skip the trip to your coffeehouse, and infuse the flavor of your daily cup o' joe into refrigerator oatmeal with espresso coffee powder and brown sugar. Try adding chopped hazelnuts!

Orange-Honey Overnight Oats

This no-cook orange and honey breakfast tastes wonderful when topped with strawberry preserves, coconut, orange zest, and fresh thyme. Feel free to substitute coconut milk for the regular milk.

Peanut Butter-Banana Refrigerator Oatmeal

Sweet meets salty in this Elvis-inspired breakfast recipe. A mix of peanut butter and banana oatmeal is topped with crispy bacon. Chill in the fridge for up to 3 days.

Delicious? Check. Filling? Check. Healthy? Check. This can't-believe-it-does-everything breakfast is a go-to. Did we mention it's a cookie?

Banana-Oat Breakfast Cookies

Everyone will fall in love with these delicious and filling cookies for breakfast. Peanut butter, oats, and bananas star in these breakfast treats, but don't forget to add cranberries or raisins to the mix!

Blackberry-Ginger Overnight Bulgur

Get your fiber fill with a blackberry-ginger bulgur in the morning. The no-cook recipe-in-a-jar features fresh blackberries, toasted almonds, and crystallized ginger, making it certifiably scrumptious.

Overnight Apple-Cinnamon Oatmeal

Roll out of bed to this fabulous hot breakfast cereal recipe that cooks overnight in your slow cooker. Before serving, top with pecans, chopped apples, and honey for crunchy, gooey goodness.

Warm and wonderful granola starts you day off right; did you know you can make it in your slow cooker? Our homemade granola recipe makes 16 servings, can be stored for five days, and requires just 20 minutes of prep time. The full recipe appears at the end of the video.

Slow-Toasted Granola

Make this crunchy, fiber-filled granola the night before so it's ready to grab in the morning. Tossed with protein-rich peanut butter and sweetened with honey, this versatile treat is great on its own, sprinkled onto oatmeal, or layered with yogurt.

Fruited Irish Oatmeal

Steel-cut Irish oats made in the slow cooker are a time-saving and easy breakfast for a crowd.  For easy cleanup, use a liner in your slow cooker. 

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