Total Time
Prep 5 mins
Cook 2 mins

Oatmeal--it's so classic, but it's got to be one of the most versatile breakfast foods of all time. Here is one of the many ways that I have enjoyed oatmeal recently--it's so great and a good way to get in some fruit for the day. Serve with a glass of skim milk or a yogurt for a nutritious breakfast!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Prepare oatmeal according to package directions on stove top or in microwave, using oats and water.
  2. Peel and slice banana in half. In a separate bowl, mash half banana with a fork and stir into the oatmeal along with coconut extract. Stir in sugar or sugar substitute if desired. Slice the other half of banana into slices.
  3. Top oatmeal with unsweetened coconut and banana slices, and chopped walnuts, if desired.


Most Helpful

A nice change for oatmeal. I added a bit of coconut extract, too. Roxygirl

Roxygirl in Colorado May 01, 2008

Lovely combo, I served mine with some vanilla yoghurt for a tasty & satisfying brekky!

**Mandy** April 30, 2008

This was a nice change of pace. I used only half a banana though as i wanted the coconut flavor to be stronger. I sprinkled a few chocolate chips in it for my toddler who then gobbled it all up. (she need a new twist on oatmeal too!) Thanks for posting - will DEFINITELY make it again!

Rachie P April 09, 2008

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