Easy and quick Overnight Oats recipe for a nourishing breakfast!
Healthy Overnight Oats Recipe
So you want to eat a healthy breakfast, but you don't always have the time or energy? Good news! This easy overnight oats recipe delivers whole food and good nutrition with no work in the morning!
This Peanut Butter Banana Overnight Oats is not just perfect to celebrate National Oatmeal Month in January, but all year long. Seriously, it's so easy and so yummy!
Especially if you are not a morning person. Like me. Haha.
You see, I'm not a morning person. I'll repeat: I hate getting up early!
But oats I can prepare the night before make me feel uber productive. And I get a hearty breakfast out of it.
PEANUT BUTTER BANANA OVERNIGHT OATS RECIPE
In my plight to have the best of both worlds (sleeping in and having a better breakfast for my family), I came up with this recipe.
I can make this easy oatmeal recipe the night before and keep it in the fridge. Then my husband or I can can grab it whenever we're ready for breakfast.
It's fun trying out a new way to eat oatmeal, especially since it's National Oatmeal month and we are all about celebrating fun and random January holidays whenever we can!
Healthy Overnight Oats Ingredients
Here's what you'll need for about 2 cups worth:
- 1 cup Quaker Oats Old-Fashioned Oats available at Target
- 1 large ripe banana
- 1 cup almond milk
- ¼ cup natural peanut butter
- 1 tsp. honey
- ½ teaspoon chia seeds
- 1 tsp. cinnamon (more or less to taste)
I found all the ingredients at Target!
How to make overnight oats
Using a fork or masher, mash the banana.
Stir in the peanut butter. If you are using natural peanut butter like I did, you'll have to stir hard to get it all mixed in.
Once the peanut butter and banana are mixed well, dump in all the rest of the ingredients. Stir for a few minutes until everything is mixed in completely.
Pour the oatmeal mixture into a glass jar and cover with a lid or plastic wrap. You can also split it into 2 smaller jars if you want smaller portions. Place the peanut butter banana oatmeal into your sub zero refrigerator. Chill overnight (or at least 4 hours.) But I'll be doing it overnight so I can sleep longer. 🙂
By the morning, it will be a thick, creamy, delicious oatmeal to eat right away! You are probably thinking, "cold oatmeal?" Yep. Trust me on this one. It's way better than you think!
I love eating these oats with with extra bananas on top. Yummy!
How do you like eating oatmeal? I'd love to hear your favorite recipes!
Happy National Oatmeal Month!
Here's the recipe for overnight oats! Enjoy!Print