Peanut Butter and Banana Overnight Oats

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Overnight oats are a great way to meal prep ahead of time. They are an excellent source of whole grains, fiber, and protein to help keep you satisfied. Start with
1/2 cup of milk or milk alternative. If you prefer a thicker or thinner final product, just adjust your amount of liquid accordingly. 

This classic combination of peanut butter and banana makes a tasty and filling breakfast, snack, or dessert. Customize your overnight oats with your milk, yogurt, nut butter, and toppings of choice. 

Serves 1
Serving size:
1½ cups
Prep time:
5 minutes
Cook time:
0 minutes
Total time:
5 minutes + overnight

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup oats (old fashioned or rolled oats work best) 
  • 1/2 cup milk or milk-alternative (1%, skim, almond, etc.) 
  • 1/2 cup nonfat Greek yogurt 
  • 1 Tablespoon chia seeds 
  • 1 Tablespoon maple syrup or honey
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract 
  • 1 Tablespoon peanut butter (or nut butter of your choice)
  • 1/2 banana, sliced (option to add banana before refrigeration or right before eating)
  • Optional: additional sliced fruit or a few chocolate chips

Directions

  1. Add all ingredients to a food-safe jar or food-storage container.
    – Option to add banana before refrigeration or right before eating.
  2. Mix until well combined. 
  3. Seal and place in refrigerator for at least 2 hours or overnight. 
  4. Top with sliced banana before serving if not previously added.

Nutrition information based on recipe made with unsweetened almond milk

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