Banana Flax Oatmeal with Toasted Walnuts


Updated: Served in an empty peanut butter jar

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup (40g) rolled oats
  • 1 to 1-1/2 cups water*
  • pinch of salt
  • 1/2 medium banana, sliced into thin pieces
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1 tbsp flax seed meal
  • 1 tsp stevia
  • 1/4 tsp pumpkin spice
  • 1/4 oz toasted walnut pieces
* Depending on whether you like your oatmeal thick or creamy and a bit thinner. You could start with 1 cup of water and add more if necessary. You could also sub in milk (or your favorite milk substitute) too.

Directions

In a medium size pan, heat the oats, water, and salt over medium heat. Once the mixture begins to simmer, approximately 5-6 minutes, stir in the sliced banana. Continue to stir until the banana breaks down and the mixture thickens*. Add vanilla, flax seed meal, stevia, and pumpkin spice, and stir until incorporated. Pour into a serving bowl (or empty nut butter jar) and top with walnuts.

Nutritional Info

1 servings = per serving (not including nut butter leftovers from the jar) C alories: 279 Fat: 10 g Carbs: 43 g Protein: 8 g Check out more recipes from my 30-Day Oatmeal Challenge.

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