Peanut Butter Banana Oatmeal

I woke up Saturday wanting to try something different for breakfast.  I remembered finding this recipe a while ago and just happened to have all the ingredients on hand.   This oatmeal turned out really well.  Next time I would add a little cinnamon, but other than that it was great.  The texture of this oatmeal is really doughy and creamy, and the banana peanut butter combo is always delicious.

Peanut Butter Banana Oatmeal

Serves 3

Adapted from Eat Good 4 Life

  • 1 heaping cup old fashioned oats
  • 1 1/2 cups milk
  • 1/4 cup peanut butter
  • 1 tsp sugar (more or less to taste)
  • 1/4 cup flax seed meal (optional)
  • 2 Tbsp chia seeds (optional)
  • 1 ripe banana, mashed
  • sprinkle of cinnamon

Combine all ingredients except the banana into a saucepan.  Bring mixture to a boil and then reduce to a simmer for 5 minutes.  Add mashed banana and let simmer until milk is absorbed and oats are tender, about 2 more minutes.  Add a sprinkle of cinnamon before serving.

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