Make this banana bread cereal when you're craving something sweet, filling, and toasty. Perfect for long hikes and tough mornings, this protein-packed recipe is also vegan-friendly and can be prepared the night before you plan to eat it. This treat is infused with nutty and caramel flavours, without the refined sugars abundant in store-bought cereal.
Vegan Banana Bread Cereal
- 1 tsp honey (can sub with coconut sugar or brown sugar)
- 1-2 tsp maple syrup (optional)
- 1/2 cup of melted coconut oil
- 1 tsp vanilla extract
- 2 ripe bananas
- 2 cups of oats (use GF rolled oats if needed)
- 1 1/2 tbsp chia seeds
- 1 handful of almonds
- 1 handful of unsalted mixed nuts
Preheat the oven to 180C or 350F. Mix honey, maple syrup, coconut oil, and vanilla extract together in a small bowl. Mash bananas and incorporate into the mix.
Combine oats, chia seeds, almonds, and mixed nuts. Pour honey mixture over dry ingredients and stir till combined. Spread over a lined baking sheet and bake for 15-25 minutes, checking every 5 minutes to ensure it doesn't burn. Cereal should be deep golden brown when ready.
Let cereal cool. Store in a container until ready to serve.
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