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Creamy Peanut Butter Banana Overnight Oats

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Oats are one of the healthiest and tastiest ways to start your day. Creamy Peanut Butter Banana Overnight Oats are a satisfying breakfast that takes only minutes to prepare. Filled with nutritious ingredients and the delicious dynamic duo of peanut butter and banana, your family will ditch the sugary cereal and fall in love with this simple meal prep!


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The Beauty of Overnight Oats

Eating a nutritious breakfast on busy mornings can be a challenging feat. I’m always in the mood for big, savory breakfasts like ham and egg scramble with a side of crispy potatoes, or a brunch bowl filled with eggs and BBQ, but they’re not exactly the best before a long workday.

Meal prep has completely changed my morning routine and given me so much more time to relax and ease into my day without having to worry about breakfast. 

I’ve always been a fan of homemade oatmeal but was spending too much time everyday crafting my bowl with all my desired ingredients. Overnight oats allow me to prep breakfast for the workweek all at once and take back my mornings.

Prepping my oats on the weekends gives me more time for creativity in the kitchen and to create new flavor combos that are out of this world! They can be made as healthy as you’d like with all your favorite mix-ins – nuts, chia/flax seeds, nut butters, fresh fruit, nutritional powders, and more.

Easily my #1 go-to that I just cannot get enough of are these creamy PB & banana oats. They’re just so comforting and so filling! No midmorning snacks for this girl

How To: Make Overnight Oats

Overnight oats are so easy to make and can be completely customizable. You won’t need more than 15 minutes to prep your breakfast for the entire week! Now that’s efficiency

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Gather all of your ingredients, a large bowl, and 4-5 glass containers or Mason jars.

In the large bowl, miix oats, milk, Greek yogurt, vanilla, cinnamon, and flax or chia seeds. Add in the peanut butter, mashed bananas, and chocolate chips if using and stir to combine.

Portion out oats into glass containers and store in the fridge.

When ready to eat overnight oats, microwave for 2 minutes and top with additional peanut butter if desired.

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pb banana overnight oats

Creamy Peanut Butter Banana Overnight Oats

Creamy Peanut Butter Banana Overnight Oats are a quick meal prep breakfast that's nutritious and keeps you satisfied all morning long.
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Course: Breakfast
Cuisine: American
Keyword: breakfast, meal prep, oatmeal, oats

Ingredients

  • 3 cups old fashioned oats 
  • 2 cups milk
  • 1 cup greek yogurt  
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • 2 tsp cinnamon
  • 1.3 cup flax seeds or chia seeds
  • 1/2 cup peanut butter
  • 2 bananas mashed
  • 2 tbsp chocolate chips optional

Instructions

  • In the large bowl, miix oats, milk, Greek yogurt, vanilla, cinnamon, and flax or chia seeds. Add in the peanut butter, mashed bananas, and chocolate chips if using and stir to combine.
  • Portion out oat mixture into glass containers and store in the fridge.
  • When ready to eat, enjoy cold or microwave for 2 minutes. Top with additional peanut butter if desired.
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75 thoughts on “Creamy Peanut Butter Banana Overnight Oats”

  1. 5 stars
    This looks like such a tasty breakfast! Breakfast is my favourite meal of the and like you, I always crave big, exciting breakfasts but they’re not always practical and sometimes they just make me hungry all day. I’ve never tried overnight oats before but I’m going to give this a go for going back to work next week.

  2. These sound yummy! I’ve been meaning to make some overnight oats for a while and you’ve made me want to run to the kitchen to make some now! I will keep this recipe in mind.

  3. I’ve tried overnight oats before. They weren’t great but this looks like a yum combination. If I wanted to make it a bit more chocolately and indulge I might swap peanut butter for nutella!!!

  4. Peanut butter and banana are such healthy ingredients, and I love that this recipe includes both 🙂 thank you for sharing this recipe, I will have to look into it x

  5. Oh my lord, this looks absolutely delicious!! I’m going to have to try to make a dairy free version of this ASAP. Thank you for sharing x

  6. 5 stars
    I love me some good old fashioned oats! A simple plane jane preparation or as decadent as your recipe. The notion of getting breakfast ready for an entire week – you are so good.

  7. I have been obsessed with Overnight Oats recently and have been looking for new recipes so this post has come at the perfect time!! These look amazing will definitely be giving them a go.

  8. 5 stars
    I love a good flavorful breakfast that will wake me up in the morning! Very doable at nights and enjoy in the morning.

  9. 5 stars
    I am a Huge Peanut Butter & Banana fan…aside from that I am a fan of this blog! I love the layout, the easy read, the ability to print the recipe and the ability to pin! Thank you for bringing so much value to the table! You are an amazing blogger!

  10. I have tried overnight oats before but I didn’t like it the first time. Maybe I should give it another go sometimes. Thank you for sharing.

    Lauren

  11. 5 stars
    This recipe has made me so hungry. I love anything banana flavoured so I definitely need to give this a try. It would be a great way of starting my day when I go back to work in a couple weeks.

  12. 5 stars
    Thanks for providing a printable version of this recipe. I love the combination of oats, Greek yogurt, and peanup butter. It is the best time-saving breakfast recipe, and I’ll definitely try it.

  13. I really enjoy oats but have never tried overnight oats. This looks like a great version of it as I love peanut butter and bananas. I will have to give this a try.

  14. This looks so yummy! I have not tried overnight oats, but I have wanted to. The peanut butter and banana combination sounds delicious, too. Thank you for sharing!

  15. I’m usually a warm oatmeal person, but this peanut butter overnight oatmeal has me intrigued and excited to try it. It looks delicious.

  16. 5 stars
    Peanut butter and bananas are one of my favorite combos! I do make an oatmeal with them when the mood strikes…but I haven’t tried an overnight version and have not added chocolate chips either! (What is wrong with me?) This will make a great meal prep breakfast for me!

  17. 5 stars
    When I saw the picture – my mouth literally watered! What a great breakfast treat this would be! I did know about overnight oats but haven’t thought to try it like this… looks like my breakfast is sorted for tomorrow 😀 Thank you!

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