Banana Bread Oatmeal

  • 2 Mins

    Prep Time

  • 3 Mins

    Cook Time

  • 1


  • 434


  • 15g


  • 67g


  • 12g




  • ½ Cup Old Fashioned Oats, dry
  • ¾ Cup Vanilla Soy Milk
  • ½ Tsp Cinnamon
  • 1 Very Ripe Banana
  • 2 Tbsp Pecans, chopped
  • SSoy:

    Choose another non-dairy milk alternative (almond, rice, oat, etc.) or cow’s milk.

  • NNuts:

    Omit pecans.


  • 1.

    Wash Hands Wash hands with soap and water.

  • 2.

    Add Oats to Bowl In a microwave-safe bowl, add the oats, soy milk and cinnamon.

  • 3.

    Microwave Oatmeal Microwave on high for three minutes (adjust time based on strength of microwave.)

  • 4.

    Mash Banana While the oatmeal is cooking, add the ripe banana to another bowl and mash with a fork.

  • 5.

    Add Banana to Oatmeal Add the mashed banana to the cooked oatmeal and stir to combine. Top with chopped pecans and enjoy!

  • 6.

    Wash Hands Wash hands with soap and water.

Recipe Created by Meijer Registered Dietitians

Nourishment Notes


Oats provide a gluten-free source of soluble fiber, an important nutrient for gut health. Oats are also a complex carbohydrate that provides your body with the energy it needs to function it’s best.


Pecans are full of antioxidants and may help to lower “bad” LDL cholesterol.

Fatigue Buster

  • Use Pre-Chopped Pecans

    Look for pre-chopped pecans instead of chopping your own.

  • Avoid Dish Washing

    Mash banana directly into hot oatmeal.

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