Banana Blueberry O-mighty

Nothing beats a bowl of warm delicious oats especially when it’s cold outside. Before I switched my mindset around food you would have never had heard me say that I love oats.

Honestly, I could eat them here or there, say I would eat them anywhere! (lol) Oats are by far my favourite breakfast food.

Oats are a great source of fiber, meaning it takes a long time to digest and keeps you full longer. There is evidence that supports eating oats will help with weight management, reducing blood sugar and insulins. Other benefits of oats include reducing the risk of heart disease, managing cholesterol levels, and blood pressure.

Oats are very versatile, you can top it with fruits – cooked or raw, add nuts, seeds or even nut butter. So you see oats are the base and you can top it any way you want. When I first introduced how I eat oats to my mom, it was hard for her to wrap her head around adding fruits to her oats. I get it some people have their quirks about eating warm fruits. However, there is a variety of toppings you can add to oats, start with what you like and slowly start to experiment.

Banana Blueberry O-mighty

Prep: 5 mins

Cook: 16 mins

Total time: 21 mins

4 servings


Old Fashioned Rolled Oats 1 cup

Water 3 cup

Organic Honey 1 tbsp

Cinnamon 1 tbsp

Banana 1 medium

1 serving of Toppings

Blueberries ½ cup

Almonds 10

Sunflower seed 1 tbsp

Hemp seed 1 tbsp

Cooking directions:

  1. Pour 3 cups of water into a medium size pot on high to boil

  2. In a separate bowl smash banana

  3. Gradually stir in 1 cup of oats and reduce heat to simmer

  4. Add 1 tbsp of honey

  5. Add 1 tbsp of cinnamon

  6. Gradually stir in smash bananas

  7. Stir occasionally, let pot simmer for a total of 14 to 16 minutes

  8. Serve with toppings

Per serving

Calories 378 – Carbs 40g, Fat 20g, Protein 13g, Fiber 9g, Net carbs 31g

*Omit banana for another fruit such as apples or no fruits at all

*Substitute seeds for any other seeds you have on hand

*Substitute almonds for another nut or nut free topping

*If needed portion out leftovers into glass containers, store in fridge and consume within 3 to 4 days

*Add a dash of almond milk or another non-dairy milk for added moisture when reheating leftovers

Healthy breakfast - Oats and top it off with your favourite fruits, nuts or seeds

Banana Blueberry O-mighty


Ajax, Ontario


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