Oatmeal with Blueberries, Walnuts, and Bananas

Talk about a power breakfast: The omega-3s in walnuts help reduce inflammation, while frozen blueberries provide polyphenols and vitamin C.
Whole Living, December 2010
  • Yield Serves 1
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  • 1 1/12 cups water
  • 3/4 cup rolled oats
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • Pinch kosher salt
  • 1/4 cup frozen blueberries
  • 1/2 banana, sliced
  • 2 tablespoons toasted walnuts, chopped
  • 1 tablespoon maple syrup, or to taste


  1. Bring water to a boil in a small saucepan.
    Add oats, cinnamon, and salt.
    Reduce to a steady simmer and cook,
    stirring occasionally, until oats are
    tender, about 5 to 7 minutes. Stir in
    frozen blueberries. Top with banana,
    walnuts, maple syrup, and skim milk,
    if desired.

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