Oatmeal with banana

Oatmeal with banana and cinnamon: A healthy start to your day. Image: Asande Mpila

Oatmeal with banana and cinnamon: A tasty morning combo

Transform an old-fashioned breakfast into a family favourite when preparing this oatmeal with banana and cinnamon recipe.

Oatmeal with banana

Oatmeal with banana and cinnamon: A healthy start to your day. Image: Asande Mpila

Need a healthy start in the morning? Try our oatmeal with banana and cinnamon recipe. It’s the same old-fashioned oatmeal recipe we all love and know. However, this recipe includes delicious additions that transform oatmeal into a mouth-watering breakfast.

Adding banana to your oatmeal with honey and cinnamon give this breakfast meal a depth of flavour your taste buds will love. Of course, you can be creative with the toppings you want to add to your oatmeal breakfast.

Topping ideas for your oatmeal with banana morning meal

Strawberries, blueberries, raspberries and blackberries all pair excellently with this healthy breakfast. Adding berries to your oatmeal with banana will ensure you get a good punch of antioxidants first thing in the morning.

The best part is that you can have this breakfast ready in less than 20 minutes. Adding cinnamon and honey to old-fashioned oats will easily become a new family favourite. If your children are reluctant to eat oatmeal, don’t be surprised to see them dig into the same breakfast meal they refused after adding the tasty additions as described in this recipe.

Oatmeal with banana recipe

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Recipe by Asande Mpila Course: BreakfastCuisine: GlobalDifficulty: Easy


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  • 1 cup 1 old-fashioned rolled oats (such as Quaker Oats Old-Fashioned Rolled Oats)

  • 1 cup 1 milk

  • 1 cup 1 water

  • teaspoon kosher salt

  • ½ teaspoon ½ ground cinnamon

  • 1 teaspoon 1 honey

  • 1 1 banana sliced


  • Combine the oats, milk, water, salt, and cinnamon in a medium saucepan.
  • Bring to a boil, then reduce heat to low.
  • Simmer uncovered for 3 to 5 minutes until thickened, stirring occasionally. Remove from heat and let cool slightly.
  • Divide equally between two bowls. Drizzle each serving with ½ teaspoon honey.
  • Add additional desired toppings and serve.


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