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Caramelized Banana Oatmeal with Pomegranate and Blueberries
  • prep: 10 min
  • cook: 30 min
  • total: 40 min
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    5.01Enjoy this warm bowl of healthy Caramelized Banana Oatmeal with Pomegranate and Blueberries, it is so flavorful and satisfying for breakfast!When it comes to breakfast, there is never a dull moment in my home.  I never rely on boxes of store bought cereal on a regular basis, but I like to serve a variety of delicious home cooked dishes in the mornings.At times I just like to serve hot oatmeal and other times,  I serve my Easy Homemade Granola. Breakfast is fun when Deavyd requests pancakes with a variety of toppings, I would then serve my Carrot Cake Pancake. From time to time,  I even serve a traditional Jamaican cooked breakfast of Ackee. I will share my favorite Jamaican style oatmeal recipe. As a child, I looked forward to my mom’s homemade hot cereal made with Foska Oats for breakfast. My mom made it with milk, sugar, vanilla and nutmeg, I remember the amazing aromas and spices.When she didn’t serve oatmeal, she would serve so many different kinds of breakfast porridge,  she would serve the even more popular cornmeal porridge or hominy corn porridge, high protein peanut porridge or green banana porridge which I totally enjoyed and now I make vegan versions for my family.For this recipe, I decided to combine oatmeal porridge with one grated green banana and the result was amazing, it took simple oatmeal to another level. Daevyd ate about half of a bowl.You can find green bananas in most supermarket, buy the greenest ones you find. You can either grate with a box grater or blend with water.I added almond milk but coconut milk would have also been delicious, I sweetened the porridge with maple syrup but you could use any sweetener you prefer. I also caramelize one banana for a delicious treat. I also added sweet and crunchy pomegranate seeds and blueberries with a sprinkle of chia seeds.


    • 1 green banana, peeled
    • 1 cup Gluten-Free Rolled Oats
    • 2 cups water, divided
    • 2 cups almond milk, or coconut milk
    • 1 pinch of ground allspice
    • 1/4 teaspoon salt
    • 3-4 tablespoons maple syrup
    • 1 teaspoon vanilla
    • 1 banana, cut in slices
    • 1 teaspoon coconut oil
    • 1 tablespoon maple syrup
    • 1 teaspoon chia seeds
    • 1/4 cup blueberries
    • 1/4 cup pomegranate seeds


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    Nutritional Info
    • Servings Per Recipe: 2
    • Amount Per Serving
    • Calories: 193 % Daily Value *
    • Total Fat: 5 g 7.25%
    • Saturated Fat: 1 g 4.2%
    • Trans Fat: 0 g %
    • Cholesterol: 18 mg 5.95%
    • Sodium: 306 mg 12.74%
    • Calcium: 12 mg 1.18%
    • Potassium: 58 mg 1.67%
    • Magnesium: 0 mg 0%
    • Iron: 2 mg 10.64%
    • Zinc: 0 mg 0%
    • Total Carbohydrate: 30 g %
    • Dietary Fiber: 4 g 17.78%
    • Sugar: 3 g
    • Protein: 8 g
    • Alcohol: 1 g
    • Omega 3 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Omega 6 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Vitamin A 10.06%
    • Vitamin C 3.42%
    • Vitamin D 33.03%
    • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
    Diabetes Exchanges
    • Exchange - Fat0
    • Exchange - Fruit0
    • Exchange - NonFat Milk0
    • Exchange - Other Carbs0
    • Exchange - Starch2
    • Exchange - Vegetables0
    • Exchange - Lean Meat0
    • Exchange - Alcohol0
    MyPlate Info
    • MyPlate - Grain Total1 oz-eq
    • MyPlate - Vegetable Total0 c
    • MyPlate - Fruit0 c
    • MyPlate - Dairy0 c
    • MyPlate - Protein Total0 oz-eq