Believe it or not - it can be super easy to eat healthily on a budget with this baked banana porridge recipe! If your mornings are hectic and you tend to rush into work with a cereal bar and get hungry before lunchtime, you probably want to be getting your day off to a better start. Well, we have just the solution for you. Try setting aside some extra time in the mornings to bake this banana breakfast porridge containing walnuts, banana and cinnamon. It's a filling and tasty breakfast that will keep your tummy from rumbling and is suitable for vegetarians too. It takes 5 minutes to prep and 25 minutes to cook. A really easy and (most importantly) healthy breakfast that's really tasty and quick to make!


  • 2 small bananas, halved lengthways
  • 100g jumbo porridge oats
  • ¼ tsp cinnamon
  • 150ml milk of your choice, plus extra to serve
  • 4 walnuts, roughly chopped

How to: 

  1. Heat oven to 190C/170C fan/gas 5. Mash up one banana half, then mix it with the oats, cinnamon, milk, 300ml water and a pinch of salt, and pour into a baking dish. Top with the remaining banana halves and scatter over the walnuts. You can always add other fruit over the top to make things more interesting for you. 

  2. Bake for 20-25 mins until the oats are creamy and have absorbed most of the liquid - then you're good to go! 

Why not enjoy this as a yummy morning meal alongside your FORZA Meal Replacement Shakes? It will fill you up so much that you won't be left feeling hungry throughout the day. Alternatively, you could have both of your shakes for breakfast and lunch, leaving the porridge for a healthy evening snack. That's the great thing about porridge - you can eat it at whatever time of the day and it's still great! Let us know if you try this baked banana porridge recipe!