October 5, 2014

Banana Oatmeal Breakfast Bread

Do you have a bunch of overripe bananas in your fruit basket at the end of the week that you don't to throw away? You can be creative and find endless uses with them. You can freeze them to make smoothies or ice creams. Or you can make these quick breakfast bread squares. You just need overripe bananas and rolled oats. You can play around with other additions. Just takes about 30 minutes to mix them up and bake.

  • Overripe banana - 3 medium
  • Rolled oats -1 cup
  • Dried shredded coconut - 1/2 cup
  • Baking soda - 1/4 tsp
  • Sea salt - 1/8 tsp
  • Ground cinnamon - 1 tsp

  • Preheat the oven to 350 degrees.
  • Powder half of the oats to a fine powder using your dry blender or coffee grinder.
  • Powder remaining half to a coarse meal using your dry blender or coffee grinder.
  • Transfer to a bowl, add all dry ingredients and mix well.
  • Mash the bananas with a fork and add to the dry ingredients and mix well.
  • Line a half sheet cookie tray with parchment paper and spread the batter to about 1/2 inch thickness.
  • Bake for about 20 minutes.
  • Let it cool and cut into 6 squares (approximately 4 inches)
  • Serve them as is or make breakfast sandwiches with homemade nut butter, or your choice of nut or fruit spread.
  • Enjoy!!

Here are some quick'n'healthy breakfast spread ideas:

Fig GojiBerry Breakfast Spread
Carrot 'CreamCheese' Spread
Carrot 'CreamCheese' Spread
Homemade Quick Berry Jam
Homemade nut butter

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