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Spoon in a bowl of creamy oats with fresh berries and hemp seeds.
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Easy, Sugar Free Healthy Oatmeal Recipe

An easy, SWEET and CREAMY healthy oatmeal customizable to your tastes with no added sugar and no dairy or plant milk!
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Total Time15 mins
Course: Breakfast and Brunch
Cuisine: American
Diet: Vegan
Servings: 4
Calories: 246kcal



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
  • teaspoon salt

Toppings, optional, use as many as you like

  • Nut butter
  • Chopped nuts or seeds
  • Fresh fruit
  • Dried fruit
  • Spices more cinnamon, nutmeg, or ginger
  • Cocoa powder
  • Chocolate chips
  • Granola
  • Plant milk
  • 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.



~This amount is intended to serve 4 adults, but my kids love this so much, it usually only feeds the 3 of them!
~Nutrition facts calculated without toppings.


Serving: 4Servings | Calories: 246kcal | Carbohydrates: 46g | Protein: 8g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 1mg | Fiber: 7g | Sugar: 9g