Peanut Butter Oatmeal

Start the morning with Peanut Butter Oatmeal for a ready-to-go breakfast!

This delicious breakfast bowl is packed with fiber, protein and healthy fats, making it the perfect way to start your day off on the right foot.

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Give your family meals a powerful boost for breakfast with a better-for-you option that packs a protein punch.

Adding a nutrient-rich powerhouse like peanuts as a key ingredient in meals throughout the day makes it easier to zero in on health goals.

In fact, peanuts rise to superfood status by delivering 19 vitamins and minerals plus 7 grams of protein per serving.

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A special thanks to the Georgia Peanut Commission for this recipe.

While you’re at it – If you’re looking to start your day off with a smoothie chock full of protein and taste, try this Chocolate Peanut Butter Banana Smoothie as well.

Peanut Butter Oatmeal

Peanut Butter Oatmeal

Ingredients for peanut butter oatmeal

  • 1 cup old-fashioned oats
  • 2 1/2 cups water
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 2 tablespoons chunky peanut butter
  • 1 tablespoon brown sugar
  • 2 tablespoons raisins
  • 1 banana, sliced
  • 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 2 teaspoons maple syrup

Oatmeal Directions

In medium saucepan, combine oats, water and salt.

Bring to boil then reduce heat to medium. Cook 10-12 minutes, stirring occasionally.

Remove from heat and add peanut butter. Stir until peanut butter melts.

Add brown sugar, raisins, banana, cinnamon and vanilla extract; stir.

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Divide oatmeal into two bowls. Top each bowl with 1/4 cup milk and 1 teaspoon maple syrup.

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And if you’re making this morning treat for your kids, why not incorporate it into a learning opportunity with peanuts unit study resources.

Peanut Butter Oatmeal

Peanut Butter Oatmeal

Yield: 2
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 20 minutes

Start the morning with Peanut Butter Oatmeal for a ready-to-go breakfast - a better-for-you option that packs a protein punch.

Ingredients

  • 1 cup old-fashioned oats
  • 2 1/2 cups water
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 2 tablespoons chunky peanut butter
  • 1 tablespoon brown sugar
  • 2 tablespoons raisins
  • 1 banana, sliced
  • 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 2 teaspoons maple syrup

Instructions

  1. In medium saucepan, combine oats, water and salt.
  2. Bring to boil then reduce heat to medium. Cook 10-12 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  3. Remove from heat and add peanut butter. Stir until peanut butter melts.
  4. Add brown sugar, raisins, banana, cinnamon and vanilla extract; stir.
  5. Divide oatmeal into two bowls. Top each bowl with 1/4 cup milk and 1 teaspoon maple syrup.

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Nutrition Information:
Yield: 2 Serving Size: 1
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 403Total Fat: 12gSaturated Fat: 3gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 8gCholesterol: 5mgSodium: 390mgCarbohydrates: 66gFiber: 8gSugar: 27gProtein: 12g

Nutrient values are only estimates provided by online calculators. Various factors can change the nutritional information in any given recipe.

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