The all-time best lunch sandwich in perfect overnight oats form! You’ll love my Peanut Butter and Jelly Overnight Oats.
My parents made a deal with me in high school. They gave me an allowance each week, which included my lunch money. The rules were I could spend the extra money on my lunch at school or make my own at home and keep the money. I guess they were trying to teach me not to eat out too much or to save? I’m still not sure…
It’s no big surprise that my high school self (who loved to SHOP even more than I do now) made my lunch every day and pocketed that money for bigger and brighter things, like all the clothes from the movie Clueless. <— totally dated myself, yikes!
My specialty– a Peanut Butter and Jelly sandwich. I probably ate one everyday for almost four years and never got sick of them. I still love Peanut Butter and Jelly, although I try to health-ify it these days with better whole grain bread, natural peanut butter and just fruit jelly choices. It’s such a classic combination.
So I had an idea! Taking my beloved Peanut Butter and Jelly and turning it into overnight oats.
Enter my Peanut Butter and Jelly Overnight Oats.
I am beyond thrilled with the way it turned out. I used powered peanut butter in the overnight oats to keep the calorie count down and not overwhelm the oat flavor. I layered it with fresh strawberries and quality strawberry jelly made out of just fruit.
My Peanut Butter and Jelly Overnight Oats is crowned with a lattice of real melted peanut butter and an additional dollop of jelly. I love the combination of powdered peanut butter and real peanut butter.
I even added a super food punch with some chia seeds in the mix.
This is truly a grown up version of my high school favorite.
So next time you have a peanut butter and jelly think of me AND this fabulous Peanut Butter and Jelly Overnight Oats recipe.