Chocolate Chip Peanut Butter Balls

From Chocolate-Covered Katie

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup rolled oats (or oat bran or quick oats) (Maybe even flaxmeal or protein powder!) (40g)
  • 1/2 cup peanut butter (or other nut butter, or Sunbutter to be allergy-friendly) (115g)
  • stevia drops to taste, or 2 tbsp plus 2 tsp pure maple syrup, or another sweetener of choice (If using a dry sweetener, you might have to add a little water or oil to make a dough. If using a liquid sweetener—such as maple syrup or agave—don’t add any extra liquid.)
  • scant 1/8 tsp salt
  • 2 tbsp flour or oat bran, or perhaps protein powder
  • chocolate chips

Directions

Combine all ingredients in a cereal bowl, and mix until well-incorporated. (If you store your nut butter in the fridge, you might want to melt it a little so it stirs more easily.) Roll into balls, and try not to eat them all at once. Luckily, this recipe doesn’t make four hundred and fifty four.

Overnight Strawberry Smoathie

From PBFingers

Ingredients

  • 1/2 c. old fashioned oatmeal
  • 3/4 c. almond milk + 1/4 c. almond milk
  • 2 tbsp. chocolate PB2
  • 1 tbsp. chia seeds
  • 3/4 c. frozen strawberries

Directions

The night before, blend together oats, 3/4 cup almond milk, PB2, and chia seeds. Let sit overnight

In the morning, add strawberries and remaining almond milk. Blend again

Delicious!!!!

Strawberry-Banana Oatmeal

From The Oatmeal Artist

Ingredients

1/2 cup regular rolled oats
1 cup liquid (water and/or milk of choice)
1 ripe or overripe banana
1/2 tsp vanilla extract
1/8 tsp cinnamon
pinch of salt
fresh strawberries
 
Directions
  1. Bring 1 cup liquid (I use an equal mixture of almond milk and water) to a boil, add 1/2 cup regular rolled oats, and reduce heat to medium. I also add a spoonful of milled flax at the same time as my oats.
  2. Mash up the banana and add to the oatmeal. Stir.  (You could also mash half and slice the other half as a topping, if your banana isn’t too ripe!)
  3. Once more of the liquid has dissolved, add 1/2 tsp vanilla extract, a tiny pinch of salt, and 1/8 tsp of cinnamon. Stir.
  4. If you’d like to add any additional ingredients (coconut oil, raisins, sunflower seeds), do so now.
  5. When you’re pleased with the consistency of the oatmeal, transfer to a bowl. Top with 4-6 diced strawberries and serve with another splash of your milk of choice and any additional toppings (shredded coconut, nuts, etc.).

Elvis’s Oatmeal

From The Oatmeal Artist

Ingredients

1/2 cup regular rolled oats
1 cup liquid (water and/or milk of choice)
1 very ripe banana
1/4 tsp vanilla extract
1/8 tsp cinnamon
1 or 2 tbsp peanut butter
pinch of salt
honey
Directions
  1. Bring 1 cup liquid (I use an equal mixture of almond milk and water) to a boil, add 1/2 cup regular rolled oats, and reduce heat to medium. (If you’d like to add flax or chia seeds, do so now.)
  2. Mash up HALF the banana and add to the oatmeal. Stir.
  3. Once more of the liquid has dissolved, add 1/4 tsp vanilla extract, a tiny pinch of salt, and 1/8 tsp cinnamon. Stir.
  4. Slice the remaining half of the banana into the oatmeal and swirl in the peanut butter (you can either stir it in completely or allow it to be in “clumps” like I do). If you’d like to add any extra ingredients (coconut oil, dried fruit, nuts, sunflower seeds), do so now.
  5. When you’re pleased with the consistency of the oatmeal, transfer to a bowl. Serve with another splash of your milk of choice and drizzle generously with honey. You could also top with nuts…or bacon.

Fudgy Banana and Peanut Butter Oatmeal

From The Oatmeal Artist

Ingredients

1/2 cup regular rolled oats
1 cup liquid (water and/or milk of choice)
1 ripe banana
1/2 tsp vanilla extract
2 tbsp. cocoa powder
1 or 2 tbsp peanut butter
pinch of salt
Directions
  1. Bring 1 cup liquid to a boil, add 1/2 cup regular rolled oats, and reduce heat to medium. I also add a spoonful of milled flax at the same time as my oats.
  2. Mash up a ripe banana and add to the oatmeal. Stir.
  3. Once more of the liquid has dissolved, add cocoa powder, vanilla extract, and salt. Stir. If it doesn’t look very chocolaty, add more cocoa powder.
  4. If you’d like to add any extra ingredients (coconut oil, dried fruit), do so now.
  5. When you’re pleased with the consistency of the oatmeal, drop in small clumps of peanut butter and stir in. I don’t like to stir mine in completely. I like it left in clumps so I get bursts of peanut butter flavor every few bites. 🙂
  6. Transfer to a bowl. Serve with another splash of your milk of choice and any other additional toppings (shredded coconut, nuts, etc.). I used part of a sliced banana, chocolate chips, and Reese’s pieces.

Nutty ‘Nana Berry Oatmeal

From The Oatmeal Artist

Ingredients

1/2 cup regular rolled oats
1 cup liquid (water and/or milk of choice)
1/2 a ripe banana
1/4 tsp vanilla extract
1/8 tsp cinnamon
1-2 tbsp nut butter
a couple large handfuls of fresh berries
pinch of salt
 
Directions
  1. Bring 1 cup liquid (I use an equal mixture of almond milk and water) to a boil, add 1/2 cup regular rolled oats, and reduce heat to medium. (If you’d like to add flax or chia seeds, do so now.)
  2. Mash up banana and add to the oatmeal. Stir.  
  3. Once more of the liquid has dissolved, add vanilla, cinnamon, and salt. Stir.
  4. If you’d like to add any extra ingredients (coconut oil, dried fruit, nuts, sunflower seeds), do so now.
  5. When you’re pleased with the consistency of the oatmeal, add the nut butter in small globs, dropping them various spots of the saucepan (if you add it in all at once, you’ll have a difficult time “spreading out” the nut butter, and it will stubbornly stay in one clump). Swirl a spoon around the oatmeal a few times.
  6. Drop in berries and stir them gently, just enough for them to get warmed up and “wet.” Then transfer to a bowl. Serve with another splash of your milk of choice and any other additional toppings (shredded coconut, nuts, etc.). You could also top with more fruit, like I did.

Green Monster Vegan Overnight Oats

From Oh She Glows

Ingredients

  • 1 large handful fresh spinach or small handful of kale
  • large ripe banana
  • 1.5 tbsp chia seeds (necessary for thickening)
  • 1 cup almond milk
  • 1/3 cup regular, rolled oats

Directions

1. In a blender, blend together the spinach, banana, chia seeds, and almond milk until smooth.

2. In a cereal bowl, add the oats and then pour the smoothie on top. Stir well until combined.

3. Place in fridge (uncovered is fine) overnight. Give it a good stir in the morning and then enjoy it cold, straight from the fridge. Add desired toppings as you wish such as nut butter, granola, coconut, fruit, etc.