Save time and stress in the morning by putting together overnight oats the night before!
As the weather warms up, I love trading my usual warm bowl of oatmeal for a cool and refreshing jar of overnight oats. Anyone that knows me well knows that I have a mild obsession with Koeze all natural peanut butter made right here in Grand Rapids. Warm roasted peanuts are blended into creamy perfection to create my favorite protein-packed accessory for apple slices, banana chunks or simply a giant spoon. ;)
One of the best aspects of Koeze peanut butter is that it comes in a glass jar. When the jar runs low (a bit more frequently than I care to admit), it becomes the perfect home for overnight oats. Not only does it already have a resealable lid for overnight refrigeration but you can spare yourself the humility of trying to shove your entire face in the jar trying to lick it clean. Not that I would ever do that….
Overnight oats are a fun way to get the kids involved with breakfast. Let them get creative as they customize their own jar in the morning with various toppings such as apples, blueberries, shredded coconut, banana slices or chia seeds. Prefer a chewier texture? Use steel cut oats instead of old fashioned.
Your spoon is waiting.
Peanut Butter Banana Overnight Oats
- ½ cup oats
- ½ cup vanilla almond milk (unsweetened or milk of choice)
- ¼ cup plain low fat yogurt
- 1 tablespoon chia seeds
- 1 tablespoon natural peanut butter (or whatever is left in jar)
- ½ teaspoon cinnamon
- ½ banana (sliced)
- 2 strawberries (sliced)
- Add oats, almond milk, yogurt, chia seeds and peanut butter in a resealable glass jar and stir to combine.
- Refrigerate jar overnight.
- Top with banana and strawberry slices before serving in the morning.
What size mason jars do you use for these overnight oats?
You know what, I usually use a peanut butter jar but I would say a 16 ounce jar is perfect!
Liz, I love Koeze’s peanut butter too!! Meijer’s had it on sale last week and I bought 1 smooth and 1 crunchy!! YUM!! Your recipe sounds heavenly!! I already put Koeze’s in my hot oatmeal and on a banana for part of lunch! I’m going to try it as soon as this cold, rainy weather we’re having here in GR/Grandville gets outa here and finally warms up!!
I hope you love it!! Just had Koeze today!!
Subtract the chia seeds and replace them with chocolate chips and I think I’d love this. :) Peanut butter, banana, and chocolate. It’s like heaven in a bowl!
Oh man that sounds good to me too!! My favorite flavors!
Love Koeze Nut! I go through lots of it!
Oh man so do I!!! It’s embarrassing!
Could you sub buttermilk for the almond milk?
It reminds me of the start of my favorite muffin batter.
If you like the taste of buttermilk – then yes!!!
Gosh I love overnight oats and have not had them in FOREVER. You have totally inspired me. I need to start using one of my mason jars to build mine the night before, because not sure if I can wait till the bottom of my next jar :)
This sounds like a great idea for a fast breakfast in the mornings! I’ll have to give it a try… I’ve always got glass jars on hand since I had attempted to do some canning a year or so back. :)
Perfect for glass jars laying around!! Great with lots of various mix-ins!!
Such an easy (and earth friendly) idea!
It’s funny I thought of that when I realized I scheduled the post on Earth Day!! Love reusing glass jars. :)
I just recently discovered the joys of overnight oats. This one looks really good, I’ll have to try it!