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Use a nice ripe banana for extra sweetness

Banana Bread Porridge Bowl

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This oatmeal bowl has all the great flavors of banana bread but comes together in about five minutes. Plus, the nuts and seeds (rich in antioxidants and Vitamin B) will do wonders for your skin and hair.

Serves 1

1 ripe banana, cut in half

¾ cup almond milk

¼ cup water

pinch salt

1 tablespoon coconut sugar

¼ teaspoon ground cinnamon

¼ cup quick-cooking oats

¼ cup quinoa flakes

½ teaspoon vanilla extract

2 tablespoons toasted walnut pieces

1 tablespoon toasted pumpkin seeds

1 tablespoon flax seeds

1. Place half the banana in a medium saucepan and use a wooden spoon to roughly mash it.

2. Add the almond milk, water, pinch of salt, coconut sugar, and ground cinnamon to the pan and bring to a simmer over medium heat.

3. When the mixture reaches temperature, stir in the oats and quinoa flakes and cook for 1-2 minutes (cook longer if you like a thicker oatmeal), stirring often.

4. Stir in the vanilla extract and transfer to a bowl.

5. Slice the remaining banana half and arrange on top of the oatmeal.

6. Garnish with toasted nuts and seeds.

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