Peanut Butter Banana Oatmeal
Peanut butter and banana oatmeal is one of my favorite breakfasts, it’s just as easy as it is delicious. And it also stores well for a week of breakfasts
Oatmeal is a favorite breakfast, because it’s so easy, versatile, and stores well. But, it can be suuuuuper boring. Ain’t nobody want boring breakfasts…. so open up your cupboards & grab these staples to make your delicious and easy breakfast. You can even make it ahead of time & eat for the week.
- 3/4 cup rolled oats
- 1 1/2 cup water
- pinch of salt
- 1 tablespoon peanut butter
- 1/2 banana sliced
- sprinkle of cinnamon ~I add 1/4 teaspoon
Combine rolled oats, water, and pinch of salt in a large microwave safe bowl. Microwave on high for 2.5-3 minutes.
Stir oatmeal, then add peanut butter, banana, and cinnamon
-You can make this on the stovetop
-I love making oatmeal packets to bring to eat at work, instead of using regular peanut butter, I use a teaspoon of peanut butter powder, and dried fruit. I add all these ingredients to a bag, and pour it into boiling water. Let stand for 5 minutes until thickened.
-This flavored oatmeal is delicious day of, and also days after. You can increase the portion size, cook the oatmeal, and then refrigerate individual servings for quick breakfasts during the week. Just heat the oatmeal up as needed, and enjoy.
Make sure to put the oatmeal in a giant bowl to microwave, it likes to grow and overflow. I’ve made this mistake far too many times.
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What are your favorite breakfasts? I usually go for some sort of oatmeal because it’s so easy, portable, and can be so delicious.