Get your day started right with this incredibly satisfying, nourishing bowl of oatmeal

I love making a batch of this on Sunday night and then pulling it out for quick breakfasts for the family all week. Pair a bowl of this power-packed oatmeal with a hardboiled egg for a great start to any morning.

Prep time: 15 min
Cook time: 5 min
Total time: 20 min
Serves: 6


  • 2 cups oats (I use gluten-free oats)
  • ¼ cup pure maple syrup
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • 2 cups almond milk
  • ½ cup natural peanut butter
  • 1 small apple, cubed
  • 2 tablespoons chopped walnuts

Prep/cooking instructions:

  1. Combine all ingredients in microwave-safe mixing bowl.
  2. Stir and microwave for 2½ minutes.
  3. Stir and cook for another 2½ minutes.
  4. Remove and stir, then let stand for one minute.
  5. Serve with additional almond milk if desired and enjoy.

Additional tips:

  • Variation: Add ½ teaspoon of cocoa powder to individual servings to create chocolate peanut butter oatmeal. Delicious!
  • Store in refrigerator for a week to make several breakfasts, or store in freezer for up to 6 months

Please be sure to keep in mind any potential food allergies.

Consuming raw or undercooked meats, poultry, seafood, shellfish, or eggs may increase your risk of foodborne illness.