Banana Bread Oatmeal: Vegan, WFPB, Gluten-Free Recipe

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.

EASY       Servings: 1      Ready In: 5 minutes

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

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

Chef's Healthy Tip:  Bananas, Cinnamon, and Walnuts are classic to banana bread.  I've twisted these flavors, using oatmeal as my base and dates for natural sweetness.  This is a healthy, vegan breakfast recipe to power up your day

Chef's Healthy Tip:  Bananas, Cinnamon, and Walnuts are classic to banana bread.  I've twisted these flavors, using oatmeal as my base and dates for natural sweetness.  This is a healthy, vegan breakfast recipe to power up your day

Chef's Tip: Simmer everything for just a few minutes, until the dates and bananas are soft.  The fruits will add natural sweetness to this healthy, whole grain breakfast recipe

Chef's Tip: Simmer everything for just a few minutes, until the dates and bananas are soft.  The fruits will add natural sweetness to this healthy, whole grain breakfast recipe

Chef's Quick Tip: You can also microwave this oatmeal bowl for 2-3 minutes. To avoid boiling over, stir every 20-30 seconds.  Top with walnuts just before serving

Chef's Quick Tip: You can also microwave this oatmeal bowl for 2-3 minutes. To avoid boiling over, stir every 20-30 seconds.  Top with walnuts just before serving

Ingredients

½ cup rolled oats
1 banana
2 dates
½ tsp cinnamon
1 cup water
1 Tbs walnuts


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Procedure

Gather ingredients
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. 
 

Chef's Tips: You can also microwave this for 2-3 minutes. To avoid boiling over, stir every 20-30 seconds.  Not into bananas?  Try this with peaches, pears, or plums.
 

Yield: 1 serving, about 2 cups


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Nutrition Facts

Servings: 1

Calories 352.49
Calories From Fat (19%) 68.42
% Daily Value
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%


Healthy, delicious gluten-free, vegan cookies? Yes, they do exist. This easy recipe avoids refined sugar or syrup with the natural sweetness of bananas. Applesauce keeps them oil-free. Whole grain oats are great source of vegetarian protein and plant-based fiber. These treats are delicious enough for dessert...and nutritious enough for breakfast.