Protein-Packed Oatmeal with Peanut Butter Recipe

Kickstart your day with our protein-packed oatmeal, featuring a hearty mix of oats, protein powder, and peanut butter, topped with fresh fruits for a nutritious breakfast.
A bowl of protein-packed oatmeal topped with banana slices, blueberries, and a dollop of peanut butter, with a spoon in the bowl.

For a bodybuilder balancing a rigorous training schedule with a day job, breakfast is crucial. This protein-packed oatmeal with a scoop of protein powder and a dollop of peanut butter provides the perfect start to the day. It’s quick, nutritious, and sets the tone for a day of lifting and work at the bank. This meal embodies the discipline and dedication required to maintain a healthy lifestyle and achieve fitness goals.

A bowl of protein-packed oatmeal with peanut butter, sliced bananas, and blueberries, accompanied by a small glass bowl of peanut butter and several loose blueberries on a white surface.

Protein-Packed Oatmeal with Peanut Butter Recipe

A woman in a tan jacket standing in a kitchen.Emily White
A protein-packed breakfast of creamy oatmeal mixed with protein powder and a dollop of peanut butter for added flavor and energy.
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Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 5 minutes
Total Time 10 minutes
Meal Type Breakfast
Cuisine International
Servings 1
Calories 534 kcal
Difficulty Easy
Ingredient Cost $3
Shopping Cost$36


  • Saucepan
  • Spoon


  • ½ cup rolled oats
  • 1 cup milk or water
  • 1 scoop protein powder vanilla or chocolate
  • 1 tablespoon peanut butter
  • banana sliced (Optional toppings: berries, nuts)


  • In a saucepan, bring water or milk to a boil.
    1 cup milk
  • Stir in the rolled oats, reduce heat to medium, and cook for about 5 minutes, stirring occasionally, until thickened.
    1/2 cup rolled oats
  • Remove from heat and stir in the protein powder until well combined.
    1 scoop protein powder
  • Add a dollop of peanut butter and stir gently.
    1 tablespoon peanut butter
  • Top with sliced banana, berries, or nuts if desired. Serve hot.


Adjust the consistency of the oatmeal by adding more or less water/milk.
For a vegan option, use plant-based protein powder and almond milk.


Calories: 534kcalCarbohydrates: 48gProtein: 43gFat: 21gSaturated Fat: 7gPolyunsaturated Fat: 3gMonounsaturated Fat: 7gCholesterol: 81mgSodium: 215mgPotassium: 723mgFiber: 5gSugar: 17gVitamin A: 498IUCalcium: 445mgIron: 4mg
Keyword Bodybuilding Nutrition, Healthy Breakfast, Protein Oatmeal, Quick Meal

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