Good-Morning Banana Nut Cereal

Number of Servings: 4 (223g)
Active Time: 10 min.
Total Time: 10 min.
Good-Morning Banana Nut Cereal

If you get bored of the same old routine in your breakfast, mixing up your grains is an excellent way to play with the flavor and texture of hot cereal. Oat bran adds creaminess and quinoa provides crunch to surround the more traditional oatmeal for a pleasantly balanced dish.

Ingredients

  • 1 cup water
  • 1 cup skim milk
  • 4 Tbsp. quinoa
  • 2 bananas, sliced
  • 6 Tbsp. rolled oats
  • 4 Tbsp. oat bran
  • ½ tsp. salt
  • ¼ tsp. cinnamon
  • 4 Tbsp. chopped walnuts
  • 4 tsp. brown sugar
  • 1 tsp. vanilla extract

Directions

  1. Stir the water, milk, and quinoa together in a saucepan. Bring to a gentle boil. Reduce heat to low and simmer until the quinoa begins to soften (5 minutes).
  2. Stir in the banana, rolled oats, oat bran, salt, and cinnamon. Cook over low heat, stirring frequently, until the mixture thickens (4-5 minutes).
  3. Stir in the walnuts, brown sugar, and vanilla to serve.

Nutrition Facts

4 servings per container

Serving Size 223g

Amount per serving
Calories 245
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 7g 9%
Saturated Fat 1g 5%
Trans Fat 0g
Polyunsaturated Fat 4.5g
Monounsaturated Fat 1.5g
Cholesterol 1mg 0%
Sodium 320mg 14%
Total Carbohydrate 41g 15%
Dietary Fiber 5.5g 18%
Total Sugars 14g
Includes 3g Added Sugars 6%
Sugar Alcohol 0g
Other Carbohydrate 8g
Protein 9g
Vitamin D 0.7mcg 6%
Calcium 107.3mg 8%
Iron 1.9mg 10%
Potassium 500mg 10%
Vitamin A 39.4mcg 4%
Vitamin C 5.2mg 6%
Vitamin E 0.5mg 6%
Vitamin K 0.7mcg 0%
Thiamin 0.3mg 25%
Riboflavin 0.2mg 15%
Niacin 2.8mg 20%
Vitamin B6 0.4mg 25%
Folate 52.9mcg 13%
Vitamin B12 0.3mcg 15%
Biotin 9.2mcg 30%
Chloride 128.1mg 6%
Pantothenate 0.8mg 20%
Phosphorus 268.6mg 20%
Iodine 20.4mcg 15%
Magnesium 95.9mg 25%
Zinc 1.7mg 20%
Selenium 6.5mcg 10%
Copper 0.4mg 45%
Manganese 1.7mg 70%
Chromium 2.5mcg 8%
Molybdenum 14.2mcg 30%

* The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a serving of food contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

Ingredients

Skim Milk, Water, Banana, Whole Grain Oats, Whole Grain Quinoa, Walnuts, Oat Bran, Brown Sugar, Vanilla Extract, Salt, Ground Cinnamon.

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