Overnight oats are one of our favorite healthy breakfast ideas, especially for busy mornings. We find this peanut butter banana overnight oats combination is the best combination for overnight oats.
This peanut butter banana overnight oats recipe is truly the best! This overnight oat recipe is full of fiber from the oatmeal and protein from the peanut butter! This recipe takes a few minutes to prep and tastes amazing! All you will need is rolled oats, Greek yogurt, almond milk, banana, peanut butter, chia seeds, and maple syrup!
What are overnight oats?
Overnight oats are a quick breakfast made by soaking rolled oats in the liquid overnight. There are so many variations and flavors of overnight oats! Mornings can be very busy, and this is why this make-ahead healthy breakfast is the best solution! All you need to do is to take it out of the fridge, add toppings and enjoy!
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What you will need for this recipe:
Rolled oats– we used rolled oats for this recipe, you can use quick oats or steel-cut oats
Greek yogurt– use your favorite brand of Greek yogurt.
Mashed banana– simply smash ½ a banana with a fork.
Almond milk– we used almond milk for this recipe, but you can use your favorite milk.
Banana– use ripe bananas for this recipe.
Peanut butter– we love to use natural peanut butter, but any kind of peanut butter would work great!
Chia seeds– chia seeds are a delicious addition for this recipe, it adds creaminess and has a lot of health benefits. If you don’t like chia seeds, replace them with flaxseed.
Maple syrup– use maple syrup or honey for sweetener.
Pinch of salt– for flavor.
How to make peanut butter banana overnight oats:
1. In a medium-size bowl, add rolled oats, chia seeds, and a pinch of salt.
2. Then add Greek yogurt, mashed banana, peanut butter, maple syrup, and almond milk.
3. Mix well with a spoon until well combined.
4. Transfer the mixture into a cup or a mason jar with a spoon.
5. Cover with a plastic wrap or with a lid and store in the fridge for at least 5 hours or overnight.
6. Take the cup out of the fridge.
7. Top the overnight oats with sliced banana and drizzle with peanut butter on top.
Can I heat overnight oats?
Overnight oats can be eaten hot or cold. For hot overnight oats, place in the microwave for 1 minute, or transfer the overnight oats to a saucepan and heat on medium heat until it’s warm to your liking.
How long will the peanut butter banana overnight oats last?
Overnight oats last for up to 5 days stored in the fridge in an airtight container.
How to serve peanut butter banana overnight oats?
Serve the peanut butter banana overnight oats hot or cold. For hot overnight oats, place in the microwave for 1 minute, or transfer the overnight oats to a saucepan and heat on medium heat until it’s warm to your liking. Then top the overnight oats with sliced banana and peanut butter.
Can I make this peanut butter banana overnight oats recipe ahead?
Yes! Make this peanut butter banana overnight oats recipe ahead of time (2-3 days), and store it in the fridge for up to 5 days!
What is the texture of overnight oats?
The texture of overnight oats is creamy and thick. If you like your overnight oats thinner, simply add more milk!
Can I make peanut butter banana overnight oats vegan?
Yes! If you don’t eat dairy, simply replace the Greek yogurt with vegan yogurt like soy yogurt.
Are overnight oats good for you?
Yes yes yes! Overnight oats are filled with oats which means that it’s 100% whole grain, plus you get antioxidants, and a million different benefits from the chia seeds, plus you get protein from the natural peanut butter!
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