Need a quick breakfast idea? How about baked oatmeal? This peanut butter version is a family favorite. It is a filling breakfast and feeds the 5 of us for two mornings. Since it contains oatmeal and peanut butter, it helps fill up my growing boys. Some fresh fruit and a glass of milk make the perfect way to start the day.
This baked oatmeal is easy to customize. Don’t like peanut butter? Use another nut butter or sunflower butter instead. Prefer raisins instead of chocolate chips? Swap them out.
How does this recipe simplify my life? It requires only one bowl to mix up, makes enough for two breakfasts, and can be made the night before and then baked in the morning. Since this baked oatmeal recipe feeds my family of 5 for two meals, it means I get a morning off from cooking too. If this makes too much for your family, it can easily be frozen for later. Pull it out the night before, and breakfast will be a piece of cake the next day.
Cake for breakfast?
Speaking of cake, when my boys were little I called this oatmeal cake so they would eat it. They didn’t think they liked oatmeal. So I told them we were having cake for breakfast. Imagine my surprise when I found out that my youngest told his preschool teacher he had cake for breakfast. I had some ‘splaining to do!
Let me know in the comments what you would add in.