Oatmeal with Blueberries, Walnuts, and Bananas

Talk about a power breakfast: The omega-3s in walnuts help reduce inflammation, while frozen blueberries provide polyphenols and vitamin C.

  • Servings: 1
Oatmeal with Blueberries, Walnuts, and Bananas

Source: Whole Living, December 2010


  • 1 1/12 cups water
  • 3/4 cup rolled oats
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • Pinch kosher salt
  • 1/4 cup frozen blueberries
  • 1/2 banana, sliced
  • 2 tablespoons toasted walnuts, chopped
  • 1 tablespoon maple syrup, or to taste


  1. Bring water to a boil in a small saucepan. Add oats, cinnamon, and salt. Reduce to a steady simmer and cook, stirring occasionally, until oats are tender, about 5 to 7 minutes. Stir in frozen blueberries. Top with banana, walnuts, maple syrup, and skim milk, if desired.


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