Breakfast Recipes

Easy Zucchini Banana Oatmeal

Can I just say I LOVE bananas? Not only is it a fruit filled with nutrients & a great pre/post workout snack… but because of it’s ability to enhance cooking & baking. It’s natural sweetness is the perfect alternative to reduce sugar in recipes ❤

I love bananas. It’s my favorite fruit… or all fruit is my favorite haha!

Anyways, yesterday for breakfast I made banana berry oatmeal & it was really delicious! I wanted to make zoats but I decided to puree the zucchini along with a banana and almond milk in my magic bullet before cooking it since I can’t really chew or bite right now (hopefully I can soon!!!!). I find that blending the fruit to add into the oatmeal makes it taste better than directly cooking it’s pieces on the stove.

This recipe has 1 serving of veggies, yay! & you can’t really even taste the zucchini because of the strong sweet banana taste 🙂

Prep Time: 2 minutes
Cook Time: 6 minutes
Serving Size: 1 person

Ingredients:
1 banana
1/2 cup zucchini diced
1/8 cup almond milk (add more if desired)

1/2 cup raw oats
3/4 cup water
1 egg
Dash of cinnamon

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This is the 1/2 cup raw oats with 3/4 cup water.

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The pureed 1 banana, 1/2 cup zucchini & 1/8 cup almond milk.

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Adding the egg into the cooked oatmeal makes the texture more fluffy, somewhat like butter. Texture magic, and added protein too 🙂

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Add the banana-zucchini mix. Sprinkle with cinnamon & top with banana slices or desired fruits and it’s done!

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Directions:
1. Put 1 banana, 1/2 cup zucchini & 1/8 cup almond milk into your blender & puree until it gets a thick-ish consistency
2. Add 1/2 cup raw oats & 3/4 cup water into your cooker on the stove
3. Turn your stove on medium heat
4. When the oats simmer (which won’t take long), mix it around until it’s less watery and more thick
5. Then add in your one raw egg & slowly stir into oatmeal for 2 minutes
6. When the eggs look cooked, turn down to low heat
7. Add in your banana-zucchini mix & continue to stir slowly for 1 minute
8. If you want, continue to stir under low heat for another 1 minute!

Pour it out into a bowl & top with a sprinkle of cinnamon along with your favorite fruits 🙂

Nutrition Facts (The Whole Recipe = 1 bowl)
Calories: 344 calories
Fat: 9 grams
Carbs: 60 grams
Dietary Fiber: 8 grams
Protein: 13 grams

Tomorrow… carrot cake oatmeal!

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