Beat the Morning Blues with Blueberry Oatmeal Crumble
Quick, easy and perfect for breakfast, the blueberry oatmeal crumble is a lightweight and healthy option to start the morning with. It is low in saturated fat and very low in cholesterol and sodium. It is a very good source of dietary fibre, magnesium and selenium, and a very good source of manganese.
1 cup (7oz/200g) blueberries
1 cup (7oz/200ml) milk
1 1/2 cup (7oz/200g) quick or ground oats
1 ripe banana
1. Combine blueberries, 2 tablespoons ground oats and 2 tablespoons of milk in a small saucepan. Bring to a simmer, stir until it thickens and set aside.
2. Mash banana with a fork. Combine it with the rest of milk and oats in a mixing bowl. Set aside and allow the oats to soak for 10 minutes.
3. Add ⅔ of the oat mix to a baking dish, flatten it. Add blueberries and crumble the rest of the oat mix on top. Bake in the middle of the oven at 374°F (190°C) for 20 minutes. Allow to cool before serving.
Add ¼ teaspoon cinnamon, ⅛ teaspoon ground nutmeg and ⅛ teaspoon ground clove to the blueberries
MAKES 2 PORTIONS
490 calories per portion
SWAPS & TIPS
-Use a food processor for step 2
-Quick oats will work as well as ground oats. Allow the mix to soak before baking for 10 minutes if you use quick oats
-One apple or ½ cup of apple sauce can be used instead of banana
-Fresh or frozen blueberries can be used
Recipe from DAREBEE