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Peanut butter and jam oats

Tamara Willner
Written by

Tamara Willner

Reviewed by dietitian

Fiona Moncrieff

1 min read
Last updated September 2023

Peanut butter and jam is a classic flavour match. Put a new spin on your classic porridge with this salty and sweet combo.

Recipe: Peanut butter and jam oats

Prep and cooking time: 12 mins

Serves: 1


  • 40g rolled oats
  • 250ml milk
  • 2 tsp chia seeds or milled flaxseed
  • 60g frozen berries
  • 60ml water
  • 1 tbsp peanut butter


  1. Mix the rolled oats, milk, and 1 tsp of the chia seeds or milled flaxseed in a small saucepan, and bring to a boil.
  2. Reduce heat and simmer for 4-5mins, or until the desired consistency is achieved.
  3. Meanwhile, make the berry jam in another pot. Stir in the frozen berries and the remaining 1 tsp of chia seeds or milled flaxseed with the 60ml water. Simmer for 4-5mins, or until lightly stewed.
  4. Transfer the oats into a serving bowl and add a splash of milk if required, to get the desired consistency.
  5. Top the oats with the berry jam and 1 tbsp of peanut butter.

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21 October, 2022

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