Healthy Peanut Butter Oatmeal Bowl

Peanut butter oatmeal bowl. A satisfying 5 minute healthy breakfast that is wholesome, packed with nutrients and so yummy! Topped with fresh fruit, coconut shreds, and dark chocolate – a vegan and gluten free friendly breakfast!

white bowl of peanut butter oatmeal topped with blueberries, bananas, peanut butter

Let’s start Monday off right with this Healthy Peanut Butter Oatmeal. It’s a quick & healthy breakfast that’s super easy to make! You can make this the morning of, or if you’re in a time crunch – make the night prior and reheat in the morning. It’s simple, nutritious, and DELICIOUS! 

This oatmeal is topped with fresh fruit, shredded coconut, creamy peanut butter, and a little bit of dark chocolate. Breakfast never tasted so good! 

How to Make Creamy Oatmeal

The key to getting a creamy, not-gluey bowl of oatmeal is using enough water. Cooking oatmeal in milk tends to make a stickier, thicker oatmeal. If preferred you can add a splash of almond milk or regular milk to your oatmeal.

Healthy Toppings for Oatmeal

  • Fruit – banana, blueberries, raspberries, blackberries, and strawberries.
  • Dried fruit
  • Granola
  • Hemp seeds, chia seeds, flax seeds.
  • Nuts – almonds, pecans.
  • Peanut butter or almond butter.
  • Cocoa nibs or dark chocolate chips

Tips for Making Peanut Butter Oatmeal

  • For extra crunch/texture, add your favorite nuts or seeds – this peanut butter oatmeal is so versatile when it comes to the toppings.
  • If you don’t want to use peanut butter, you can swap for cashew butter or almond butter.
  • Use honey or coconut sugar as your sweetener if you don’t have agave.

The great this about thing about this oatmeal is it’s packed with protein, fiber, and antioxidants. All good things that you want to start your day with! It’s also a filling, healthy breakfast that takes no time at all to make.

hands holding a white bowl of peanut butter oatmeal topped with blueberries, bananas, peanut butter

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white bowl of peanut butter oatmeal topped with blueberries, bananas, peanut butter

Healthy Peanut Butter Oatmeal Bowl

5 from 5 votes
Servings 1
Prep Time
5 mins
Cook Time
2 mins
Total Time
7 mins

Nourishing peanut butter oatmeal bowl. A satisfying 5 minute breakfast that is wholesome, creamy, and so yummy! Topped with fresh fruit, coconut shreds, and dark chocolate.

Course: Breakfast
Cuisine: American
Keyword: healthy breakfast, oatmeal breakfast, peanut butter recipe
Calories: 367 kcal

Ingredients

Oatmeal

  • 1/2 cup quick oats
  • 1 cup water
  • pinch salt
  • 1/2 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1/4 tsp cinnamon (extra for topping)

Toppings

  • 1 tbsp creamy peanut butter
  • 1 tbsp coconut shreds
  • 1 tbsp dark chocolate chips/pieces
  • 2 tbsp agave nectar (I used Madhava Raw Blue Agave)
  • banana slices
  • fresh blueberries

Instructions

  1. Cook the oatmeal according to the package directions with salt, vanilla, and cinnamon.

  2. Top cooked oatmeal with peanut butter, coconut shreds, chocolate pieces/chips, agave, and fresh fruit. Sprinkle with extra cinnamon and enjoy!

Recipe Notes

Tips:

  • For extra crunch/texture, add your favorite nuts or seeds - this peanut butter oatmeal is so versatile when it comes to the toppings. 
  • If you don't want to use peanut butter, you can swap for cashew butter or almond butter.
  • Use honey or coconut sugar as your sweetener if you don't have agave. 
Nutrition Facts
Healthy Peanut Butter Oatmeal Bowl
Amount Per Serving
Calories 367
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
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Bethany Kramer is a home cook, recipe developer, and dog mom. She found a deep love for food and nutrition after learning to cook from her mom at eight years old. Since then she’s been developing and sharing recipes from her own kitchen that are bold in flavor and nourishing to the body!
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