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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  • Healthetarian 7 Sep, 2014

    This is delicious. I love eating this in the mornings! It is hearty and nutritious. If you wanted to make this healthier you can substitute the rolled oats for steel cut and the syrup for agave nectar. Cheers to breakfast!