Saturday, March 16, 2013

Banana Oatmeal with Wild Blueberry Coulis

I've been making oatmeal lately.  It's an easy breakfast option, but needs a little something sweet and moist to taste just right.  Instead of the typical milk and brown sugar I've gone with natural sugar through fruit for the sweet and the moist.


2/3 cup whole oats
1 1/3 cup water, plus 1/3 cup water
1 banana, mashed
1 tablespoon chia seeds
1 tablespoon flax seeds
1/2 cup frozen wild blueberries


In a sauce pan bring water to a boil.  Add oats and bring back to a boil.  Reduce heat to low.

Stir occasionally for 3-5 minutes until oatmeal is cooked.

While oatmeal is cooking in a separate saucepan over high heat cook 1/3 cup water and blueberries.  Cook on high until a syrup forms in the water and the blueberries are warm. (2-3 minutes)

Add mashed banana, chia and flax to the oatmeal.

Place oatmeal in bowls and top with blueberry coulis. (serves 2)

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