Banana Split Porridge

Image: DNAfit

Banana split oat breakfast: Don’t let your healthy breakfast get boring

Bananas and nuts with a dash of honey for your morning oats? These ingredients combine with others to bring you a healthy breakfast meal that won’t make you bored.

Banana Split Porridge

Image: DNAfit

Oats in the morning are a staple but they can become quite grey and bland over time. However, you still want to stick to your breakfast and health goals and flavour helps with that. Our banana split oat breakfast packs a punch of flavour but also adds even more nutrients to your daily energy. It’s still low in calories and adjusted for your needs, but importantly, you won’t get bored and neither will the rest of the household if they try it.

Banana split oat breakfast

Bananas pack a punch of magnesium and potassium which are very important for the body and help with preventing muscle cramping when you exercise. Oats provide some protein and carbs along with nuts which also include healthy fats. Honey is great for the immune system and adds the sweetness you’ve been looking for. Each serving is 259 calories and is a great light breakfast with enough nutrients for your day. Add a scoop of protein if you feel like it.

Bananas and nuts with a dash of honey for your morning oats? These ingredients combine with others to bring you a healthy breakfast meal.

Banana split oat breakfast recipe

1 from 1 vote
Recipe by DNAfit Course: BreakfastCuisine: GlobalDifficulty: Easy
Servings

2

servings
Prep time

10

minutes
Cooking time

15

minutes
Total time

25

minutes

Ingredients

  • ½ cup Roasted Oats

  • 250 ml Yoghurt, natural, skimmed, unsweetened

  • 1 tsp Dried cranberries

  • 2 tsp Honey

  • 1 medium Diced banana

  • 10 g Chopped almond nuts

  • 1 tsp White sugar

Method

  • Preheat the oven to 180°C.
  • Roast the oats onto a flat tray until golden brown.
  • Place the yoghurt into a small bowl.
  • Add the dried cranberries, honey and almond nuts.
  • Slice the banana into thin slices and place it into a small pan.
  • Add the sugar on top of the banana and fry until golden brown.
  • Place the roasted oats on top of the yoghurt and add the caramelized banana on top.
  • Serve.

Notes

  • Nutritional Information (per serving):
    Energy:  1084kJ (259 calories)
    Carbohydrates: 41g
    Fibre: 5g
    Protein: 17g
    Fat: 4g

Did you make this recipe?

Tag @the.south.african on Instagram and hashtag it #recipes

Like this recipe?

Follow us @thesouthafrican on Pinterest

There are so many ways to start your day with a healthy breakfast. Have a look at our recipe page, we have excellent suggestions for you to try.

If you love this recipe as much as we do, have a look at DNAfit’s offering. They offer free support from dieticians and sports scientists, as well as tailored online workouts and diet plans to help people become the best possible version of themselves.

Or, if you would like to submit any other recipe for publication, please complete our recipe form here.