I have to say, a few of my recent posts have all but destroyed the nice 8×11 photograph theme.
But I just couldn’t resist cropping these photos as squares – you really don’t get the whole “layered oats” effect any other way!
These oats are without a doubt my favorite new breakfast to enjoy before school! I know I say that an awful lot, but if you know me you know that I can never really make up my mind. So these Oatmeal Muffins may be my favorite breakfast one week, and this oatmeal the next. I’m constantly on a search for the most delicious and filling and least time-consuming recipe, so I like to think that with each new breakfast recipe I come closer and closer to breakfast perfection?
At least, perfection to my taste-buds! 😉
The great thing about these oats are that they’re honestly a mash-up of all my favorite ingredients: peanut butter, cinnamon, banana, and vanilla. Plus, in addition to the phenomenal flavor, these oats are also super creamy due to the Greek Yogurt and thick thanks to the chia seeds.
And look at all that protein (gestures to the nutrition information). If that’s not going to fill you up first thing in the morning, I don’t know what will!
Plus, if you layer these oats up before eating them, you can enjoy a rather photogenic breakfast as well! (Seriously, sometimes my recipes are more photogenic than I am! ;))
So fancy “photo theme” or not, these oats are definitely the best new thing on my blog! 😀
The Ultimate Cinnamon Protein Overnight Oats
- 1/4 c old fashioned oats
- 2 tbs 0% Greek yogurt
- 1/4 tsp vanilla extract
- 1/4 tsp cinnamon
- 1/4 tsp chia seeds
- 1/4 banana
- 1/2 tbs peanut butter
- 1/3 c milk of choice (I used unsweetened coconut milk)
- sweetener to taste
Add old fashioned oats, milk, and sweetener to nut butter jar. Scrape remaining nut butter off sides of the jar and stir into oats. Stir everything until combined.
Nutrition Information (from myfitnesspal.com)
(Yields 1 serving)