Overnight Oats with Peanut Butter and Banana
Overnight Oats with Peanut Butter and Banana PHOTO: LIZ ANDREW/STYLING: ERIN MCDOWELL

Forget about the classic peanut butter and jelly pairing. What goes even better with our favorite sweet and savory nutty spread: Banana. This creamy, protein-packed meal will keep you full all morning long. And the best part is it's ready before you even roll out of bed.

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Makes 1 serving
Prep: 5 minutes; Chilling time: 8 hours

Ingredients

Oats

¾ cup old-fashioned oats

½ banana

2 tablespoons peanut butter

1 tablespoon honey

½ to ¾ cup milk (such as whole, skim, almond, soy or coconut)

Toppings

½ banana, sliced

2 tablespoons peanut butter

Directions

1. Pour the oats into a 1-pint mason jar.

2. In a small bowl, mash half of the banana with a fork. Add the peanut butter and the honey and mix to combine.

3. Add the milk to the jar with the oats. (If you prefer a thicker oatmeal, use less milk.)

4. Screw on the lid and refrigerate overnight, about 8 hours.

5. In the morning, top the oatmeal with the peanut butter mixture and banana slices. Eat immediately or screw the top on and take it on the go.

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