Put a tropical spin on your kids’ morning oatmeal and everyone is sure to wake up on the right side of the bed!
- 1 yellow ripe plantain
- 1 tablespoon brown sugar
- 1 teaspoon Earth Balance butter
- 1/2 cup water
- 1/2 cup apple juice
- 2/3 cup quick oats
- 1 teaspoon cinnamon
- Peel and slice the plantain into 2-inch pieces. Transfer to a plastic bag and add the brown sugar; seal and shake to coat.
- Melt the butter in a small skillet over medium heat. Add the plantain and cook for about 4 minutes, until browned on all sides.
- Meanwhile, combine the water and apple juice in a saucepan and bring to a boil. Add the oats and cinnamon and continue to cook for 1 minute, until thickened.
Top the oatmeal with the plantain slices to serve!