|5 min||5 min||4|
|1 1/2 cup||Rolled oats, dry|
|1 large||Banana (s) (sliced)|
|1/2 cup||Vanilla extract, pure|
|1/2 cup||Walnuts (toasted, optional)|
|2 tsp||Maple syrup (to taste, optional)|
1. In a small/medium pot, combine your oats, water, banana, cinnamon and vanilla. Cover the pot and bring to a boil.
2. Once boiled, reduce heat to low and simmer, covered, stirring occasionally, until oats are cooked and oatmeal has thickened- approximately 5 minutes.
3. Remove from heat and let sit, covered, for a few minutes.
4. Separate oatmeal into 4 bowls and top with fresh berries and, optional, nuts. Sweetening with maple syrup, optional. Serve immediately and enjoy!
Use any type of fruit or nut that you like.
For more nutritional density, add ingredients like: maca, cacao, chia or flax seeds, goji berries or cacao nibs.
1 Tbsp of nut or seed butter also adds a nice flavour kick, as well as more added protein and healthy fats.
A high fiber food that can regulate blood sugars. Plantains support digestive and cardiovascular health.