Peanut Butter Banana Overnight Oats Recipe

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Overnight oats are one of my go-to breakfasts because they taste great and can be made it a variety of flavors. They do take a little bit of prep time, but this is done the day before you intend to eat them. That makes them a filling, grab-and-go meal and I love knowing exactly what ingredients are in the jar. Check out this recipe for a peanut butter banana version of overnight oats.

Peanut Butter Banana Overnight Oats in Jar

Overnight Oats for a Quick, Make-Ahead Breakfast

I have to admit: I used to hate overnight oats. I liked the taste and I enjoyed the texture of oatmeal. However I could not get used to the COLD temperature. Overnight oats are prepped the night before you want to eat them and sit in a jar or container in the refrigerator. Thus, the next morning they are nice and chilly.

Well, two things have happened since: some mornings I actually enjoy the cold oats (especially on a hot summer morning). And guess what else? You can totally warm up overnight oats with a quick spin in the microwave! I was a couple dozen jars into my oats adventuring before it dawned on me to heat them up! LOL Anyway, problem solved.

This version combines peanut butter and bananas in a tasty flavor combination. It is also a great way to use up the inevitable overripe banana (or three) that shows up on your kitchen counter!

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Peanut Butter Banana Overnight Oats

Let’s get going! I usually make overnight oats in a pint-sized mason jar, but any similarly sized jar or lidded container will work great.

Peanut Butter Banana Overnight Oats

Grab some peanut butter and ripe bananas to make up this easy overnight oats recipe.
Prep Time10 mins
Course: Breakfast, Snack
Cuisine: American
Keyword: breakfast, oatmeal
Servings: 1

Equipment

  • 1 pint sized jar with lid

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup old fashioned rolled oats
  • 1/2 cup almond milk (or milk of your choosing)
  • 1/8 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp monkfruit sweetener (or sweetener of your choosing)
  • 1 small ripe banana (the riper the better!) mashed
  • 1 tbsp peanut butter
  • 1/2 tsp vanilla extract
  • coarsely chopped peanuts (or nuts of your choosing)

Instructions

  • Add all ingredients to the jar and mix until combined.
    Peanut Butter Banana Overnight Oats Process
  • Place lid on jar and set jar in the refrigerator overnight.
    overnight oatsPeanut Butter Banana Overnight Oats Process (1)
  • Remove from the refrigerator in the morning and eat cold or remove the lid and microwave for about 1 minute to warm it up.
    Peanut Butter Banana Overnight Oats Process (2)
  • Enjoy!
    Peanut Butter Banana Overnight Oats in Jar

You can experiment with this basic recipe and try other flavor combinations. I also love using PB2 peanut butter powder (regular or also the version with cocoa!) sometimes, instead of peanut butter.

I hope you enjoy this hearty and delicious breakfast option!  If you give it a try, let me know what you think! Need more quick and easy breakfast ideas?

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