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Banana Split Oatmeal Breakfast Bar

Surprise your family with this Banana Split Oatmeal Bar for breakfast. It's easy to make and full of good-for-you ingredients! You can feel good about eating this dessert for breakfast!

With gluten- and dairy-free options.

Ingredients

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Banana Split Toppings:

  • Sliced bananas
  • Fresh or thawed frozen berries
  • Vanilla Greek yogurt (or coconut milk yogurt)
  • Dark chocolate chips (65% cacao or higher)
  • Crispy walnuts or pecans

Oatmeal Ingredients:

  • 2 cups certified gluten-free rolled oats*
  • 2 cups filtered water
  • 1 cup milk (cow, coconut, almond, etc.)
  • 2 tablespoons pure honey (or maple syrup)

Instructions

  1. Assemble banana split buffet toppings. Slice the bananas in half horizontally, and dice the strawberries. Place them in small individual serving dishes, along with the yogurt, chocolate chips, and nuts (as shown in the photo above).
  2. In a small saucepan over medium-high heat, add the oats, water, milk, and honey. Bring the mixture to a gentle simmer. Cook, stirring occasionally, for 3 to 5 minutes, until the desired consistency is reached.
  3. Put the oatmeal in a large serving dish, and place it center-stage at your Banana Split Breakfast Buffet.
  4. Hand everyone a bowl, and take turns creating your own delicious breakfast-style Banana Split. A super fun and healthy way to start the day!

Notes

* Consider (soaking your oats|http://thenourishinghome.com/2013/02/cinnamon-maple-crunch-oatmeal-gluten-free-option/).