Hearty Banana Bread Oatmeal

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Vegan Banana Bread Walnut Oatmeal – Healthy, Plant-Based, Whole Grain, Gluten-Free, Oil-Free, Easy Breakfast Recipe

Easy|  Servings: 1  |  Ready In: 5 minutes |  Yield: 1 bowl

This quick, healthy oatmeal combines the flavors of banana bread for a naturally-sweetened, plant-based start to your day.  Oats are a good source of whole grain protein and gluten-free fiber.  This vegan recipe is easy enough for the microwave, an essential for your morning routine.

Ingredients

  • ½ cup rolled oats
  • 1 banana
  • 2 dates
  • ½ teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1 cup water
  • 1 tablespoon walnut pieces

Procedure

To make the oatmeal: Cut the banana into bite-sized pieces. Tear the dates into small pieces.
Combine the oats, banana, dates, cinnamon and water in a small pot.
Cover and simmer 3-4 minutes, till oats are creamy.
Top with walnuts and serve.

Yield: 1 serving, about 2 cups

Vegan Banana Bread Walnut Oatmeal – Healthy, Plant-Based, Whole Grain, Gluten-Free, Oil-Free, Easy Breakfast Recipe

Chef’s Tips

Chef’s Gluten-Free Tip: Oats are naturally gluten-free, but they are often processed in a facility near wheat.  If you are making this recipe for someone with Celiac, a diagnosed gluten allergy, use certified gluten-free oats

Chef’s Microwave Tip: You can also microwave this for 2-3 minutes. To avoid boiling over, stir every 20-30 seconds.


Nutrition Facts

Serving size: 1 recipe (1 bowl of oatmeal)

Calories 352.49
Calories From Fat (19%) 68.42

  • Total Fat 8.11g 12%
  • Saturated Fat 1.05g 5%
  • Cholesterol 0mg 0%
  • Sodium 10.1mg <1%
  • Potassium 715.58mg 20%
  • Total Carbohydrates 68.75g 23%
  • Fiber 9.35g 37%
  • Sugar 25.74g
  • Protein 8.37g 17%
  • Calcium 10.48mg 1%
  • Iron 58.66mg 326%
  • Vitamin A 82.52IU 2%
  • Vitamin C 0.2mg <1%

Shopping List

  • Nature’s Path Organic Gluten-Free Oats, Old Fashioned, 18 Ounce Canister (Pack of 6)
  • Made in Nature Organic Sun-Dried Deglet Noor Dates (32 Oz)
  • Nut Cravings California Raw Walnuts – 100% All Natural Shelled Halves and Pieces – 16 Ounce

 

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