Peanut Butter Oatmeal: The Ultimate Post-Workout Meal

Peanut Butter Oatmeal: The Ultimate Post-Workout Meal Hero Image

Attention early morning yogis, runners, and exercise junkies! Searching for a way to feel replenished from a morning of sweat before you start the other 15 hours of your day? Here’s my post-yoga porridge recipe packed with protein, fiber, potassium, and anti-inflammatory properties sure to leave you ready for your day.

Peanut Butter and Jelly Oatmeal
Makes 4 servings
Ingredients

  • 1 cup oats (I use steal cut)
  • 1/3 cup nut butter (almond butter or peanut butter)
  • 2 bananas
  • 1 papaya or cup of berries (your choice) for “jelly”
  • 1 tablespoon raw honey
  • cinnamon to taste

Optional for superfoodies and foodies:

  • Top with pumpkin seeds for extra crunch or golden berries or goji berries for a tart flair
  • Throw in a splash of your favorite nut milk or a spoonful of plain greek yogurt for a creamy finish

Directions

Cook steal cut oats about 35 minutes in about 4 cups water. (This is where a self timed rice cooker is extremely helpful!)

Once cooked, stir in nut butter and raw honey.

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Slice bananas and papaya or berries and add into the mix. (I like to mash the papaya or berries to make a jam consistency and add the cinnamon here.)

Sprinkle with your favorite super foods for an extra boost!


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