1 cup 1% milk
3/4 cup water
1 pinch salt
1 cup quick oats
1 very ripe banana, mashed
1 tablespoon maple syrup
1 tablespoon chopped walnuts


Directions:

Combine milk, water and salt in a medium saucepan; heat until al?most boiling. Add oats and cook, stirring, until creamy, 1 to 2 minutes. Remove from the heat and stir in mashed banana and maple syrup.

Divide between bowls, sprinkle with walnuts and serve.


per serving: 306 CALORIES; 7 G FAT (1 G SAT, 2 G MONO); 8 mg cholesterol; 54 G CARBOHYDRATE; 11 G PROTEIN; 6 G FIBER; 142 mg sodium.

nutrition bonus: 22% dv fiber, 391 mg potassium (20% DV), 184 mg calcium (18% DV).

This recipe for Banana-Walnut Oatmeal serves/makes 2