Creamy Wheat Cereal with Bananas

September 15, 2013

– 2 large bananas, peeled
– 2 cups water
– 2 cups non-fat milk
– 1 cup Cream of Wheat
– 1/2 cup pure maple syrup
– 1/4 cup dried banana chips, chopped into small pieces
– 2 tablespoons sliced almonds, toasted

Chop enough banana to equal 1 cup. Slice remaining banana and reserve. Combine 2 cups water, nonfat milk and a pinch of salt into a heavy large saucepan. Bring mixture to boil. Gradually whisk in cream of wheat. Continue to whisk constantly until mixture thickens, about 4 minutes. Stir maple syrup and chopped banana into cereal. Divide cereal among 4 bowls. Garnish each serving with reserved sliced banana, dried banana chips and toasted almonds and serve.