Healthy Recipes

Whey Better Peanut Butter and Jelly Oatmeal

One of our favorite comfort foods in oatmeal form gets supercharged with whey protein.

by MS, RD
Protein Oatmeal Peanut Butter Jelly
Travis Rathbone
Calories 426
Protein 22g
Fat 15g
Carbs 56g
Travis Rathbone
Whey Better Peanut Butter and Jelly Oatmeal Servings: 4
You'll need
  • 3 tbsp chia seeds
  • 1 ½ cups raspberries

  • 2 tbsp honey
  • 1 cup steel-cut oatmeal
  • ½ cup milk
  • 1 ripe banana, mashed
  • ½ cup unflavored or vanilla whey protein powder

  • ¼ cup natural peanut butter or almond butter
  • 1 tsp cinnamon
Directions 
1. In a bowl, mix together chia seeds and 1 cup water. Let sit for about 45 minutes to form a gel, stirring occasionally to prevent clumping. Pulse together chia gel with raspberries and honey in a blender or food processor. Chill overnight.
2. Place oats, a pinch of salt and 3 cups water in a medium sized saucepan. Bring to mild boil, immediately turn off heat, cover and let oats soak overnight.
3. In the morning, stir milk into the oats and heat over medium-low heat for 5 minutes, stirring in additional milk if too dry. Stir in 1 cup of the raspberry chia jam along with the banana, whey protein, nut butter and cinnamon; warm through.
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