I’ve kind of run into a realization. Peanut butter is almost always paired with something. Whether it’s peanut butter and jelly, peanut butter and chocolate, peanut butter and banana, or even peanut butter and pickles! (Yes, I have heard of people doing that before).
How often do we see recipes though where peanut butter is the shining star?
My main complaint for recipes that have peanut butter in them is the peanut butter never is present enough for me. I think it’s because of that fact that there’s always something else that mutes the peanut butter flavor.
If you agree with me on this, then I have the perfect breakfast recipe for you.
This is also a great post workout breakfast due to the fact it’s balanced in protein carbs and fats.
It’s also a great way to knock that peanut butter craving bright and early in the morning so it’s not haunting you later in the day 🙂
All you’re going to need is
1. 1/2 cup oats
2. 1/2 cup PLAIN greek yogurt (don’t use a flavored here, it’ll take away from the peanut butter)
3. 1/2 cup almond milk
4. 1 tbsp chia seeds
5. 2 tbsp PB2
6. 1 tbsp all natural peanut butter (I used chunky, but you can use creamy if you prefer)
7. vanilla and sweetener to taste
Since this is a basic overnight oats recipe, start either a few hours before you’re ready to eat or well, the night before.
Mix all of the ingredients except for the all natural peanut butter
And then set in the fridge overnight or until thickened.
When ready to eat, mix in your peanut butter. If you really want something special, melt it a bit before you put it in. It’ll add another dimension to the oats overall.
Indulge in the peanut buttery-ness
Question: Do you agree peanut butter needs to be highlighted more in recipes?