Coconut Banana Vanilla Oatmeal

Man oh man, do I love a good oatmeal.  This is one of my all time favorite oatmeal recipes.  I make a big batch of this weekly and the whole family will eat this throughout the week.

Coconut Banana Vanilla Oatmeal

  • 2 teaspoons coconut oil
  • 4 ripe bananas, sliced
  • 2 tablespoons vanilla paste
  • cinnamon (as much or as little as you'd like)
  • 2 tablespoons agave syrup
  • 2 cups Quaker oatmeal
  • 2 cups coconut milk
  • 1 1/2 cup water
  • 1 tablespoon chia seeds
In a sauce pan, heat up coconut oil over medium heat.  Add your bananas, vanilla paste, cinnamon, and agave.  Saute until the bananas begin to breakdown and until everything caramelizes...about 2-3 minutes.  Stir the whole time and then remove from heat.

Cook your oatmeal:  Boil 2 cups milk, and 1 1/2 cups water in a pan. Stir in 2 cups of oats.  Cook on med-low heat for 5 mins.

Combine the cooked oatmeal, with the sauteed banana mixture.  Add in your chia seeds and stir mixture.  Eat right away or let it cool, refrigerate and enjoy it later.  

*I usually scoop desired servings into mason jars and put them in the refrigerator.  That way my hubby has a quick breakfast that he can grab and go.  Sometimes we eat this cold straight out of the jar, and other times we will heat it and then eat it. 

xo Ashley

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