PREP TIME: 5minutes
COOK TIME: 10minutes
TOTAL TIME: 15minutes
FOR THE OATMEAL
3 ¼ cups water
2 medium bananas smashed really well (use just one if you are not a banana lover)
2 cups old fashioned rolled oats be sure to use certified gluten-free oats for gluten free]
1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
⅛ teaspoon salt
TOPPINGS, OPTIONAL, USE AS MANY AS YOU LIKE
Chopped nuts or seeds
Spices more cinnamon, nutmeg, or ginger
Pure maple syrup
Smash the bananas really well until they resemble puree.
Add the water to a pot on the stove and whisk in the banana until well incorporated.
Add the oats to the water and THEN turn on the stove to medium-high. As soon as the oatmeal comes to a simmer, turn down the heat to low, add the cinnamon and salt, and cook until desired consistency, stirring occasionally, This takes less than 10 minutes.
Spoon into individual bowls and top with (or stir in) ingredients of choice.