To say the least, weekday mornings can be pretty busy. Getting the kids (and yourself) ready to go, squeezing in a workout, making sure all stomachs are filled with delicious and healthy breakfast. Honestly, who has time to do it all? Well, we’ve teamed up with our friends at The Quaker Oats Company to help you get your mornings off to a great start by making breakfast a little easier.

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The solution? Make-ahead meals! We’ve got two oatmeal recipes you can prep at night and pop in the oven the next morning and then #OffYouGo. Breakfast is about to get REALLY easy. Read on for the deets!

Apple Cinnamon Baked Oatmeal Muffins

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Ingredients:

– 3 cups Old Fashioned Quaker Oats

– 1 1/2 cups milk

– 2 eggs

– 1 teaspoon vanilla

– 1/2 cup agave nectar

– 1 teaspoon cinnamon

– 1/2 teaspoon nutmeg

– 2 teaspoons baking powder

– 3 Granny Smith apples, diced

– 1 cup raisins

Instructions:
1. In a large bowl, combine milk, eggs, vanilla, cinnamon and nutmeg. Stir. Add agave, baking powder and oats. Stir. Fold in apples and raisins. Refrigerate batter overnight.

2. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Spray a jumbo muffin tin with nonstick spray. Fill each tin with oatmeal mixture. Bake for 25 minutes. Grab and go!

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In a large bowl, combine milk, eggs, vanilla, cinnamon and nutmeg. Stir. Add agave, baking powder and oats. Stir. Fold in apples and raisins. Refrigerate batter overnight.

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Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Spray a jumbo muffin tin with nonstick spray. Fill each tin with oatmeal mixture.

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Bake for 25 minutes, or until set.

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The perfect grab-and-go meal!

Orange Blueberry Baked Oatmeal

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Ingredients:

– 3 cups Old Fashioned Quaker Oats

– 1 1/2 cups milk

– 2 eggs

– 1 teaspoon vanilla

– 1/4 cup brown sugar

– zest of 1 orange

– juice of 1 orange

– 2 teaspoons baking powder

– 2 cups blueberries

– 1 cup chopped pecans

Instructions:
1. In a large bowl, combine milk, eggs, vanilla and brown sugar. Stir. Add orange zest, orange juice, baking powder and oats. Stir. Fold in blueberries and pecans. Refrigerate batter overnight.

2. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Spray an 8×8 baking pan with nonstick spray. Pour oatmeal mixture into the pan. Bake for 35-38 minutes. Let cool 10 minutes. Serve with honey or maple syrup. Enjoy!

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In a large bowl, combine milk, eggs, vanilla and brown sugar. Stir. Add orange zest, orange juice, baking powder and oats. Stir.

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Fold in blueberries and pecans. Refrigerate batter overnight.

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Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Spray an 8×8 baking pan with nonstick spray. Pour oatmeal mixture into the pan. Bake for 35-38 minutes. Let cool 10 minutes.

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Serve with honey or maple syrup.

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Yum!

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These handy make-ahead oatmeal recipes will be sure to shave time off your mornings and help your family get out the door prepared for what lies ahead through the day. What are your favorite oatmeal recipes? Drop us a line in the comments below!

This post is in collaboration with The Quaker Oats Company.