So I know I’m like 2 years late on the overnight oats craze, but I’m also a decade late on getting started with blogging so bear with me ok?
This is currently my favorite breakfast- I eat this 6 out of 7 mornings, not even an exaggeration. If for some reason I forgot to “set” my oats and wake up without them in the fridge, poor Mr. Bou has to deal with my devastation.
If you’re anything like me and grew up on PB and banana sandwiches you will LOVE this recipe. I use Mara Natha’s Almond Butter that includes ONLY almonds. Don’t make my same mistake and think that you’re eating healthy because you grab any Almond Butter that contains just as much sugar as Jif PB. This Almond Butter takes a bit to get used to (or at least for this sugar loving gal) but with a little bit of honey and the natural sweetness of a banana, I wouldn’t have it any other way!
This breakfast always keeps me full until lunch thanks to the fats in the almonds and the filling nature of oats so it’s perfect for a busy workday or an adventurous hiking day.
The night before set your overnight oats with a half cup of old fashioned oats and equal parts milk. I use 2% most days but have also used almond milk, whatever you like! Pop that in the fridge before bed and then when you wake up you’ll have a fluffed up oat bowl ready to go.
I top mine with some honey, I use anywhere from a teaspoon to a tablespoon depending on how sweet I want to be that day. JK. But really. Then I top with a dusting of cinnamon, right around 1/8 of a teaspoon.
I then add a tablespoon and a half of Almond Butter (make sure you stir it well in the jar before scooping) and I chop up a half of a banana into thin slices and then halved and add it to the party.
- 1/2 cup old fashioned oats
- 1/2 cup milk of your choice
- 1/2 banana
- 1 1/2 tbs almond butter
- 1 – 2 tsp honey
- 1/8 tsp cinnamon
- Combine oats and milk into a container and keep in fridge, sealed, overnight or at least 6 hours
- In the morning add in rest of ingredients and enjoy