Mmmmmmmm, a warm bowl of cinnamon oatmeal topped with banana and walnuts makes for the perfect DASH diet zero sodium start to your day. Loaded with potassium this heart-healthy breakfast leaves all of your daily recommended 1500mg of sodium for lunch and dinner. Any If you're like me and have a salty-tooth, saving those 1500mg for later in the day makes planning for a delicious dinner a lot more fun!
This super simple recipes takes 5 mins tops and uses my favorite whole grain quick cooking oats. Add a potassium-rich punch with banana slices and a sprinkle of chopped walnuts for a crunchy bite and some heart healthy fat.
1 Cup water
1/2 Cup Organic Quick Cooking Rolled Oats - Whole Grain
1 banana (medium, sliced)
1 Tablespoon walnuts
1/8 teaspoon ground cinnamon
Preparing this recipe:
Bring water to a boil in a small sauce pan. Stir in oats and reduce heat to low. Stir in ground cinnamon and stir to combine. Let oatmeal cook for 3 minutes. Turn off heat and cover for 2 minutes with slicing banana. Serve in your favorite bowl, finishing with banana and walnuts. Enjoy!
Cal 321, Total Fat 8g, Sat Fat 1g, Sodium 1g, Carbs 59g, Sugars 14g, Fiber 7g, Cholesterol 0mg, Protein 7g, Potassium 621mg