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Sunflower Seed Butter, Banana, and Chocolate Oatmeal

Photo: Randy Mayor; Styling: Lindsey Lower


Serves 1 (serving size: 1 bowl)


  • 3/4 cup water
  • 1/2 cup old-fashioned oats
  • Dash of salt
  • 1/2 large ripe banana
  • 1 tablespoon sunflower seed butter
  • 2 teaspoons brown sugar
  • 1 tablespoon shaved dark chocolate

Nutrition Information

  • calories 378
  • fat 14.1 g
  • satfat 2.6 g
  • sodium 203 mg

How to Make It

  1. Bring water to a boil in a medium saucepan. Stir in oats and dash of salt. Reduce heat; simmer 5 minutes, stirring occasionally. Slice banana. Mash 1/3 of the slices in a small bowl. Stir sunflower seed butter, brown sugar, and mashed banana into warm oatmeal. Top with remaining banana slices and shaved chocolate.

Cook's Notes

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