Baked Banana and Nut Oatmeal

Baked Banana and Nut Oatmeal

I got up at 5:30 am this morning to prep dinner and make sure I had time to make Brad a Valentine’s Day breakfast.

We already celebrated V day this past weekend on our trip to Nashville (part I and II), so today will be a bit low-key.  But I just can’t let the day pass without doing something a little special.

I stayed up way too late last night reading The Red Queen, so getting up before the crack of dawn was surely a labor of love.

Baked Banana Oatmeal

Baked Banana and Nut Oatmeal
(Serves 2)
1 cup rolled oats
1/4 teaspoon baking powder
1/4 teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon NuNaturals Baking Blend (or 1 teaspoon sweetner/sugar of choice)
1 banana, sliced
1/2 cup almond milk (or milk of choice)
1 ounce, walnut pieces.
cooking spray or a bit of oil or butter(for greasing ramekins)
1/4 cup Greek yogurt (optional)

In a medium sized bowl, combine oats, baking powder, salt, and sweetner, stirring well to combine. Add banana using a fork to mix and mash the banana into the rest of the mixture. Add milk and stir well to combine. Add walnuts and stir once more.

Grease the bottom and sides of two ramekins. Put half of the oatmeal mixture into each ramekin. Bake at 350 degrees for 20 minutes or microwave for 3 1/2 - 4 minutes on high.

Top with Greek yogurt.

Baked Oatmeal

Share with the person you love.

Valentine's Day Breakfast

What are your Valentine’s Day plans? 

12 Responses to Baked Banana and Nut Oatmeal

  1. I’m sure Brad was touched my your early rising to make him a yummy breakfast!

  2. Wow, You’re way too nice to him! That’d be wonderful getting breakfast in bed! We ordered pizza and watched a movie in our pjs. Love keeping it simple 🙂

  3. Jen

    you were so sweet to get up and make your sweetie a special valentine’s day breakfast. sounds like he repaid the favor by going to see the vow with you! 🙂

    hope you had a good valentine’s day.

  4. Brad

    It was great. Thanks again for breakfast. You are sweet.

  5. Love the way the oats get all toasty and crisp on top of baked oatmeal!

  6. Can you make this ahead of time and just bake the next morning?

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