Overnight Oatmeal with Bananas, Yogurt, Oats and Peanut Butter

I read this recipe recently and thought to myself “another way to use Chia seeds”.  This is quite a combination and has so many good things for you, unless you add the crumbled bacon on top.  I have tweaked this recipe from the Food Network Magazine and so can you.  Some time ago a fellow blogger posted a recipe using chocolate which sounded good too!

Overnight Oatmeal with Bananas, Yogurt, Oats and Peanut Butter

  • 1 (6 oz.) carton plain low-fat Greek yogurt
  • 2/3 cup rolled oats
  • 2/3 cup milk – I used vanilla almond milk, but you could also use chocolate or regular milk
  • 1/2 cup sliced banana, I then cut each slice into fourths
  • 2 tbsp. honey
  • 1/2 to 1 tbsp. chia seeds or flaxseed meal, optional – I used  1 tbsp. chia seed and it was too much so I will cut back to 1/2 tbsp.
  • 1 tbsp. peanut butter – I used almond peanut butter and mixed it with the honey and a little milk from above to distribute the peanut butter
  • banana slices, cut into fourths for garnish and some crumbled up crispy bacon

Combine all of the ingredients in a small bowl except for the garnishes.   Transfer to two 1/2 pint jars.  Cover and chill overnight or up to 3 days.

To serve, spoon it into a small bowl, top with banana pieces and some crumbled up bacon.

A perfect, nutritional breakfast to make the night before.  Very thick, very filling and very good 🙂

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6 thoughts on “Overnight Oatmeal with Bananas, Yogurt, Oats and Peanut Butter

  1. Looks like the perfect breakfast to both warm and fill you up! It seems most of the overnight recipes I’ve seen make huge quantities. I really like the fact that this one is only 2 servings. 🙂

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