Mexican Oatmeal, or "Avena"
Avena, or Mexican Oatmeal, is creamy and delicious. Full of milky yumminess that will keep you fuller, longer throughout the day.
Add water and cinnamon stick in a medium-sized saucepan.
Bring to a boil and let simmer for about 4 minutes.
Add salt and oats. Stir frequently until the water has been absorbed.
Add the milk and sugar. Stir to combine.
Serve and top with bananas, if using.
Some people will add more milk and have it like a hot drink.
To do this, you will need to add more sugar. This is to taste. Start with 1 tablespoon and adjust from there.
For a vegan version: use coconut milk or almond milk.
Calories: 204kcal | Carbohydrates: 33g | Protein: 7g | Fat: 5g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Cholesterol: 12mg | Sodium: 212mg | Potassium: 234mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 19g | Vitamin A: 200IU | Calcium: 173mg | Iron: 1mg