Simple and Quick Banana Cinnamon Oatmeal

READY IN: 11mins
Recipe by Manda

When I am not eating my "Cottage Cheese Banana Breakfast Delite", I am eating this for breakfast. I NEVER miss breakfast, and when I know I may have to go a long time before lunch, this one is sure to hold me over. The secret is in the extract, and in not overcooking the oats. They remain a bit coarse, and not all mushy. However, if you prefer mushy, go ahead and add a few minutes to the cooking time. This is especially good with VERY ripe bananas.

Top Review by BothFex

Manda- you rock! I'm trying to be better about eating breakfast and so was searching Zaar for some low cal possibilities. First came across your banana-peanutbutter-blast (very good), now this- wonderful! I love oatmeal, but get tired of eating it the same way, this was a delightful alternative. Next, your Cottage Cheese Banana Breakfast Delite...

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Place water, salt, and almond extract in medium size pot.
  2. Heat to boiling.
  3. Add oats and banana.
  4. Heat, stirring, ONLY until mixture comes back to a boil.
  5. Turn off heat, cover and let sit for about 5 minutes.
  6. Add sweetener and cinnamon; stir to combine.
  7. Pour into bowl and ENJOY!

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