Creamy Wheat Cereal with Bananas

– 2 large bananas, peeled
– 2 cups water
– 2 cups non-fat milk
– 1 cup Cream of Wheat
– 1/2 cup pure maple syrup
– 1/4 cup dried banana chips, chopped into small pieces
– 2 tablespoons sliced almonds, toasted

Chop enough banana to equal 1 cup. Slice remaining banana and reserve. Combine 2 cups water, nonfat milk and a pinch of salt into a heavy large saucepan. Bring mixture to boil. Gradually whisk in cream of wheat. Continue to whisk constantly until mixture thickens, about 4 minutes. Stir maple syrup and chopped banana into cereal. Divide cereal among 4 bowls. Garnish each serving with reserved sliced banana, dried banana chips and toasted almonds and serve.


Healthy Oatmeal Shake Recipe


1/2 cup quick oats 2 cups water 1 cup fat free milk (or soy or almond milk would be fine) 1 cup ice 3 tbsp sugar (or agave or other sweetener) 1-2 tsp cinnamon


Cook oats and water in a small pot for about a minute or two, stirring often until it becomes thick and bubbly. Remove from heat and let it cool a few minutes. In a blender add milk, sugar, cinnamon. Add oats and ice. Blend on high until very smooth. Chill in refrigerator or pour in a glass over ice.