Thought oatmeal was just something you pour out of a package and microwave? Think again! This Baked Peanut Butter Banana Oatmeal is the breakfast upgrade you’ve been waiting for. For one thing, this recipe is taking oatmeal from the microwave to the oven. For another even better upgrade, this recipe uses clean ingredients to start your day off right!
Sweetened with coconut sugar, this baked breakfast packs just enough natural sweetness without undoing your whole day. This recipe also uses coconut oil and almond milk to cut fat and calories. Flavored with vanilla, banana, and peanut butter, this breakfast packs powerful flavor and rich texture. Meanwhile, the oats and peanut butter keep you full and fueled without feeling heavy. Part breakfast, part baked good, this Baked Peanut Butter Banana Oatmeal wows in flavor and presentation.
A huge step up from your “just add water” days of breakfast past, this is oatmeal you can slice like cake. And while we recommend it for a super-healthy breakfast, we wouldn’t be surprised if you turn to it for a guilt-free dessert, too. Whether it reminds you of your favorite childhood lunch box staple or you’ve only recently discovered the protein-packed goldmine that is peanut butter and banana, this breakfast brings out the best of the flavor combo. Whip it up for a warm weekend breakfast, or make ahead for on-the-go meals all week long. So forget the microwave, this Baked Peanut Banana Oatmeal is your new breakfast go-to.
Yields: 8 servings | Serving Size: 1 square | Calories: 295 | Total Fat: 15g | Saturated Fat: 5g | Trans Fat: 0g | Cholesterol: 20mg | Sodium: 76mg | Carbohydrates: 35g | Fiber: 5g | Sugar: 11g | Protein: 9g | SmartPoints (Freestyle): 11
- 1-1/2 cups oats
- 1/3 cup coconut sugar
- 3/4 cup almond milk
- 2 tablespoons coconut oil, melted
- 1 egg
- 1/2 cup no-sugar added peanut butter
- 1 teaspoon baking powder
- 1 medium banana, sliced
- 1 teaspoon vanilla
- Heat oven to 350 degrees and spray an 8 x 8 inch baking pan with non-stick spray and set aside.
- Mix all ingredients, except banana, until well combined and spread in an even layer in the prepared baking pan. Layer the sliced bananas on top. Bake for 20 minutes or until the edges are golden. Allow to sit for 10 minutes before slicing and serving. Enjoy!
For another easy peanut-butter breakfast on the go, you may also like our 3-Ingredient Peanut Butter Breakfast Bars.