Chocolate & Banana Oatmeal Recipe
Chocolate & Banana Oatmeal
If you're looking for a healthy breakfast option that is both tasty and indulgent, look no further than this chocolate and banana oatmeal recipe. Oats are packed with nutrients and healthy carbohydrates, making them the perfect base for any meal.
And when you add in rich, decadent chocolate and sweet, creamy bananas, this classic oatmeal becomes totally irresistible.
In a small saucepan, bring water and a pinch of regular salt to a boil. Stir in the oats, reduce the heat to medium, and cook, occasionally stirring, for about 5 minutes or until most of the liquid has been absorbed.
- Remove from the heat, cover, and set aside for 2 to 3 minutes. Add a banana, chocolate spread, and flaky salt to the top.
- Overnight Oats: In a jar or bowl, mix the 1/2 cup old-fashioned rolled oats, 1/2 cup water, and a pinch of salt. Cover and refrigerate overnight. Add toppings in the morning. Eat cold or warm. This recipe yields about 1 cup.
- Steel-cut Oats: In a small saucepan, bring 1 cup of water and a pinch of salt to a boil. Reduce the heat to a low simmer, cover, and cook, occasionally stirring, for 15 to 20 minutes or until most of the liquid has been absorbed. Remove from the heat and set aside for 2 to 3 minutes, then cover. Toppings are optional. This recipe yields about 1 cup.
- Because oats are frequently cross-contaminated with wheat and barley, people with celiac disease or gluten sensitivity should use only "gluten-free" oats.