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Peanut Butter Protein Overnight Oats

easy and nutritious overnight oats recipe made with rolled oats, yogurt, maple syrup, and whey protein.
Course Breakfast
Cuisine American
Diet Vegetarian
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 0 minutes
Total Time 10 minutes
Servings 8 jars
Calories 230kcal
Author Rena

Ingredients

  • 2 cup rolled oats
  • 4 scoops vanilla protein powder optional * see notes
  • 1 cup plain yogurt
  • 1/4 maple syrup or honey
  • 1/4 cup creamy peanut butter
  • 2 1/4 cups milk of choice
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • Fresh strawberries to serve

Instructions

  • To a blender, add all the ingredients. Blend for 8 to 10 seconds, or just until combined. Do not over-blend.
  • Divide the oatmeal to 8 mason jars, cover and refrigerate overnight.
  • Serve with fresh strawberries and enjoy!

Notes

  • You may use quick oats in a pinch but we much prefer rolled oats when making overnight oats
  • Peanut butter: we love the taste of peanut butter but feel free to use any other nut butter
  • Use honey or maple syrup. Even agave works.
  • Protein powder: any protein powder will work. Plant-based or any flavor of choice. You may skip the protein powder for more yogurt.
  • If you choose to skip the protein powder, swap it with 1/4 cup yogurt** you may also sub this with 2-3 tablespoons of chia seeds 
  • Berries: any berries or fruit of choice will work.
  • milk: served best when using 2% milk. But you may use any milk like almond milk.

Nutrition

Calories: 230kcal | Carbohydrates: 23g | Protein: 18g | Fat: 8g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 2g | Monounsaturated Fat: 3g | Cholesterol: 38mg | Sodium: 120mg | Potassium: 335mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 7g | Vitamin A: 160IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 211mg | Iron: 1mg