Strawberry Refrigerator Oats

strawberries, oats, and jars

strawberry jam and rolled oats

Last week was a game changer for me.

It brought a new breakfast to life in my kitchen: refrigerator oats. An easy no-cook, no-effort, super healthy way to start my day.

And, like my beloved smoothie, refrigerator oats have endless possibilities when it comes to flavor combinations.

strawberries, oats, and jars

Last week, my flavor obsession was peach + honey. This week? It’s the spectacular strawberry.

Truth be told, they are both delightful for very different reasons.

This time, jam is the sweetener of choice. And who can resist melt-in-your mouth sweet strawberries in peak season? It’s so simple it’s divine.

strawberries floating in almond milk

Do your taste buds and your belly a favor: make these purdy little oats for the rest of the week.

And then post pictures on Instagram, Facebook and Twitter for me to ooh and ahhh over. While you’re at it, make sure to tag me so I see it!


Strawberry Refrigerator Oats


  • 1/2 cup rolled oats
  • 1 tbs strawberry jam
  • 3-4 strawberries cut into bite sized bits
  • 1/2 cup almond milk or any other milk of choice


  1. Mix all ingredients (in order) in a small glass container (covered pyrex, tupperware, mason jar, old jam jar, etc)
  2. Shake (or stir) to combine ingredients.
  3. Place in refrigerator and let sit over night.
  4. Take out in the morning for breakfast, grab a spoon, and enjoy your delightfully delicious breakfast.

Allergen Information

Nightshade Free, Dairy Free, Gluten Free, Wheat Free. Soy Free, Corn Free, Egg Free. *If you are avoiding wheat and/or gluten, make sure to use Certified Gluten-Free Oats.
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Emily Levenson is learning to trust her gut all over again. She is committed to listening to AND following the nuggets of wisdom her gut has been dishing out for decades. You can follow Emily's journey here on the blog, through the Nourish + Flourish podcast, and through her posts on Instagram.

7 comments / Add your comment below

  1. I made the mistake of trying “strawberry lemonade” refrigerator oats before, and the acid from the lemon turned the strawberries sour and almost rotten. Until now, I thought that strawberries just couldn’t handle being cut/soaked overnight, but now I see it was just the lemon juice! Maybe I’ll give them another chance. 🙂

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