Strawberry Banana Oatmeal

Strawberries are still in season, here in Northern California.  I like to buy them in 2-5 pound containers so I can get a better value.  The only problem is that Bud and I are the only two who eat strawberries, so we sometimes run out of ways to eat them before we get tired of them.

I have put fresh strawberries on my cold cereal before, but I wanted to find out how strawberries and oatmeal would go together.  This recipe is basically cooked banana oatmeal with fresh strawberries.  Next time, I would like to try it with roasted strawberries, for a more jammy taste.

strawberry banana oatmeal

Strawberry Banana Oatmeal

Ingredients:

1/2 whole milk
1/2 cup water
1/2 cup old-fashioned oats
1 banana
1/2 tsp vanilla extract
1/8 tsp. cinnamon
pinch of salt
1 cup of sliced strawberries

Directions:

Bring milk and water to a boil.

Add oatmeal, banana, vanilla extract, cinnamon and salt.

Cook, stirring occasionally, until mixture reaches desired consistency (about 5 minutes).

Top with strawberries.

strawberry banana oatmeal

Enjoy!!

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