Monday, September 28, 2009

Banana Brulee Oats

The lovely Miss Katie at Chocolate Covered Vegan has discovered the darndest thing! Microwaving a banana creates a big ole pile of creamy, caramelized banana-y goodness. She and other vegan bloggers have been enjoying this find stirred into wholesome oats. Katie's posted a ton of pictures of the variations on her Banana Brulee Oats. But mine was quite simple. I give you Banana Brulee Oats, Elvis-Style:

As a Memphian, I'm obliged to love the King's fave food combo — peanut butter and banana. Lucky for me, that love comes quite naturally. Especially when that peanut butter is White Chocolate Wonderful and the banana is caramelized. I also added some maple syrup to my steel cut oats for extra sweetness.

For the banana trick, simply microwave a broken-up banana with a tablespoon or so of water for about two minutes. It gets all melty and creamy. Plop it atop your oats and dress as desired.

23 comments:

The Tofu Lush said...

oooh- i just discovered Katie's banana brulee oats through La Belle Vegan and am having it for breakfast tomorrow! how fabulous that you just had it too! Can't wait to try it!

Devan Geselle. N said...

woah. perfect!
must make this..

VeggieGirl said...

Love Katie's recipe ideas!! Awesome creation.

Knit-Picky Veganista said...
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Knit-Picky Veganista said...

Wow - never thought of mic-ing a banana. The King would be proud, & would probably have 2nds & 3rds it looks so yummy! I just bought some steel cut oats, too, will make this soon...

chocolate covered Katie said...

I love you, Bianca! You're so sweet I can't stand it! Seriously. Remember when I said I wanted to move in with you? Well, I'm packing my bags ;).

(Yikes, I don't mean to sound creepy!)

P.S. Elvis might just want to move in with you too.

Sal said...

I have been meaning to try this since seeing it on Katie's blog. It sounds ace, I love that you add PB as well, I'm gonna have to try that.

The Ordinary Vegetarian said...

Peanut butter banana love!

Abby said...

Looks delicious!!

Averie (LoveVeggiesAndYoga) said...

I've been rockin Katies banana brulee too and it's lovely, ain't it!

miss v said...

dude, pb and banana were meant to go together... that king sure knew what he was doing. :)

A said...

Love the Elvis Style comment! The King rules.... and so does his food! :D
-A

jessy said...

your banana brulee elvis style oats look absolutely stellar, Bianca! i never would have thought of something like this. now i can't wait to try it out! i'm gonna have to try your combination, because maple syrup + bananas + white chocolate peanut butter sounds like heaven on top of some steel cut oats. mmmmmmmmmmm!

Jen said...

i would die without bananas and pb. just die.

on another note, i **heart** toilet humor too. i read your comment on CCk's blog and couldn't agree more about being a 16 year old boy trapped in the body of a 26 year old woman! bring on the fart jokes, i say.

dreaminitvegan said...

What a nice breakfast with warm bananas. We don't have a microwave so I'll have to stick with raw bananas in my oatmeal.

nora said...

Mmm I bet it'd be even better with Dark Chocolate Dreams! though I'd happily sit down to your exact brekkie as is every day :)

River said...

You joined Katie's bananawagon! (my new favorite word)

Elvis would have been proud... and drooling! :)

Isn't that White Chocolate Wonderful peanut butter the best thing ever?

The Tofu Lush said...

Hi Bianca! I had this today for breakfast with almond butter and everyone in my office was sooo jealous! Thanks for your sweet comment on my blog and for adding me to your roll. I could have sworn I had you on mine, but quickly remedied the sitch when I found out I hadn't! :)
~Jenna

Theresa said...

Peanut butter banana oats? Uh, yum. That's all.

aTxVegn said...

Katie's oatmeal recipes are so good and now you've made one of them even better! Maybe a few cacao nibs on top take it up one more notch.

Erin said...

I looooove banana and pb in my morning oat bran! Haven't tried the brulee trick yet though.

Tiffany said...

I'll have to try that for dessert - I get all woozy if I have a banana at breakfast. Haven't tried it with oats in the am though, I could try it on a weekend I 'spose. :)

Ms. Christine said...

I made this with muesli today. Also delish! Thanks for another way to enjoy bananas!

Bananas are probably one of the greatest fruits ever. They can be cooked whether they're green, yellow or brown.