Peanut Butter & Banana Overnight Oats

I often mention how crazy weekday mornings can be, and I’m sure most – if not all – of you completely relate. Rushing to work or school, not only the kids to get ready but yourself (at least most days, if we’re lucky), it can be a mad dash. The last thing you want to worry about is breakfast, so it’s nice to have some easy make-ahead breakfast ideas you can rely on – like these Peanut Butter & Banana Overnight Oats!

Peanut Butter and Banana Overnight Oats - Busy Moms Helper

Super tasty, and a healthier breakfast recipe you can just whip up the night before, then it’s a quick serve in the morning between the rush getting dressed and reminding the kids a dozen times to brush their teeth. Or is that just my kids?

Peanut Butter and Banana Overnight Oats - Busy Moms Helper

This particular recipe SERVES 4, so adjust as necessary to fit your own family size. The toppings can be customized to fit YOUR tastes – for example, I love adding chocolate shavings into mine. Maybe you’re more of a raisin topping type of person. Either way, make it fit your taste preferences to start your day off right!

Peanut Butter and Banana Overnight Oats - Busy Moms Helper

Ingredients

  • 1 cup of Old Fashioned Oats
  • 2 large Bananas
  • 1 cup of Milk
  • 4 tablespoon of Creamy Peanut Butter
  • 8 tablespoon of Maple Syrup or Honey
  • ¼ cup of chopped Nuts (Walnuts, Almonds, and Hazelnuts) or Seeds (Sunflower, Pumpkin, Flax or Chia seeds) of choice
  • A sprinkle of shaved Chocolate (optional)

Directions

  1. Divide ¼ cup of oats into 4 pint size mason jars or medium sized bowls.
  2. Add ¼ cup of milk to each jar or bowl.
  3. Spoon a tablespoon of peanut butter into each jar or bowl.
  4. Top with 2 tablespoons of maple syrup into each jar or bowl.
  5. Give everything a good stir. Cover and refrigerate the 4 jars or bowls for at least 4 to 6 hours or overnight.
  6. The oats would have soaked in all the liquid. Add a tablespoon of chopped nuts or seed of choice.
  7. Add banana slices (half a banana for every jar or bowl) and some chocolate shavings (optional)
  8. Enjoy a chilled, delicious and hearty breakfast.

Notes:

  1. Instead of regular milk, almond or coconut milk can be used.
  2. You can add extra fixings like raisins, chocolate chips, and dried cranberries.
  3. For a decadent treat, top with whipped cream.

Peanut Butter and Banana Overnight Oats - Busy Moms Helper

What extra toppings would YOU like to add?

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