Looking for a quick breakfast for on the go? Perfect for picky toddlers and ideal for lunch boxes these banana oakies are my go to.
Oats are the perfect way to start the day high in dietary fibre, highest of all the grains and a staple for the vegan family. Possible health benefits of oats include: reducing the risk of coronary artery disease, lowering levels of cholesterol, and reducing one’s risk of colorectal cancer.
Researchers have found that oats keep you fuller and help to reduce hunger which makes them perfect for breakfast! Paired with banana they are jam-packed with essential vitamins and minerals! Have I mentioned that they are really quick to make yet?
- 2 ripe banana’s
- 2 cups of oats
- 30g sunflower seeds
- 30g pumpkin seeds
- 30g raisins
pre-heat the oven to 180c. Blend oats in a food processor for 1 minute, along with seeds if using (they are optional).
Add banana and blend until all the ingredients are combined, if using raisins stir into mixture. Grease baking tray or line with baking paper and spread mixture onto tray using spoon, using the back of the spoon to flatten.
Bake for 10 mins.
When cool, cut into slices or shapes using cutters. They can be stored in the fridge in air tight container for up to 3 days.
Prep time: 2 mins Cook time: 10 mins Total time: 12 mins Yield: 8-10 slices