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Banana-Walnut Oatmeal

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From EatingWell:  September/October 1996, The Essential EatingWell Cookbook (2004)

Here, mashed banana lends both sweetness and potassium, while walnuts add omega-3 fatty acids along with an appealing crunch to oatmeal.

2 servings, about 1 cup each | Active Time: 10 minutes | Total Time: 10 minutes

Ingredients

Preparation

  1. Combine milk, water and salt in a medium saucepan; heat until almost boiling. Add oats and cook, stirring, until creamy, 1 to 2 minutes. Remove from the heat and stir in mashed banana and maple syrup. Divide between 2 bowls, sprinkle with walnuts and serve.

Nutrition

Per serving : 306 Calories; 7 g Fat; 1 g Sat; 2 g Mono; 8 mg Cholesterol; 54 g Carbohydrates; 11 g Protein; 6 g Fiber; 144 mg Sodium; 392 mg Potassium

3 Carbohydrate Serving

Exchanges: 2 starch, 1 fruit, 1/2 low-fat milk, 1/2 other carbohydrate, 1/2 fat

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