Banana Walnut Oatmeal with Nutella

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I made a resolution to eat healthier in 2012, but I'm realistic enough to know that if I deny myself of the things I love, I'm sure to quit as soon as I begin. All things are in moderation with this healthy breakfast. Good-for-you oatmeal meets creamy, dreamy Nutella and then I topped it off with a few chopped walnuts and some sliced bananas. It's a perfect way to start the day!

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Serves:
2
Prep:
5 Min
Cook:
5 Min

Ingredients

1 1/2 c
skim milk
1/4 tsp
kosher salt
1 c
oats, uncooked
1 Tbsp
nutella
1
banana, medium (6-7 inches)
2 Tbsp
brown sugar, firmly packed
2 Tbsp
walnuts, chopped

Step-By-Step

1In a medium saucepan, heat milk and salt over medium heat just until it comes to a boil. Reduce heat to low and stir in the oatmeal.

2Cook, stirring occasionally, about 5 minutes, until most of the milk is absorbed. (If you use quick-coating oatmeal instead, it will take about 1 minute to cook.)

3Remove from the heat and stir in the Nutella.

4Spoon the oatmeal into bowls and top with sliced bananas, walnuts and brown sugar.

5NUTRITIONAL INFORMATION (per serving) Serving size: 8 oz. (1 cup)

Calories: 463 Total Fat: 14g Saturated Fat: 2g Total Carbohydrates: 72g Sodium: 196mg Sugars: 36g Fiber: 6g Protein: 15g

** To reduce the calories and fat, you can omit the walnuts. If so, subtract: 92 calories 9g fat (1g saturated) 2g carbohydrates 1g fiber 2g protein

About this Recipe

Dietary Needs: Vegetarian
Other Tag: Healthy
Hashtags: #banana, #oatmeal, #nutella