Recipe: Banana-Coconut Blender Cereal

This recipe is based on Chocolate-Covered Katie’s Banana Bread in a Bowl recipe. Although her recipe is perfectly delectable, you all know I am quite the recipe rebel. Hence, I whipped up a re-vamped version of Katie’s fabulous original. The end result is just like pudding!

glorious breakfast pudding

Banana-Coconut Blender Cereal

(Serves 1)


  • 1 cup Kashi GoLean cereal
  • 2 T. nuts, such as almonds, walnuts, or cashews
  • 1 medium frozen banana
  • 1 cup non-dairy milk, such as almond-, hemp-, or rice milk
  • 1/2 t. coconut extract
  • dash of cinnamon
  • shredded coconut (optional)
  • coconut butter (optional)

Place all ingredients except the optional shredded coconut and coconut butter. Pour into a bowl and top with the aforementioned coconut-y toppings, if desired. Dig in!

13 Responses so far »

  1. 1

    Ruby Red said,

    Caroline, I’m dying here! I am trying to resist buying coconut because I just eat it up so fast (by putting it on EVERYTHING), but this recipe is making that pretty darn difficult!
    But anyway. This sounds absolutely delicious. I would do almonds or almond butter for the nuts, because banana + coconut + almond = flava HEAVEN.

  2. 2

    Shelby said,

    You don’t add any water or milk to this? I bet coconut milk would be amazing!

  3. 4

    Mitri said,

    Sounds and looks divine, m’dear🙂 A new twist on a blogger favorite!

  4. 5

    devan said,

    awesome! i am definatly going to try this!

  5. 6

    Maya said,

    I can’t wait to try this, I love banana bread.

  6. 7

    balancejoyanddelicias said,

    sounds delish~~~

  7. 8

    Maria said,

    Mmm the coconut toppings shouldn’t be optional😉 Great twist on the classic recipe, thanks!

  8. 9

    Coconut banana?! *Swoons*

    P.S. Just sent you an email, m’dear.

  9. 10

    Rose said,

    Oh my, this looks good!

  10. 11

    Marianne said,

    Ummm, of course I’d love to have that – hello coconut! It might actually prompt me to buy the regular Kashi GoLean. I’ve only ever tried the Crunch.

  11. 12

    […] Banana Blender Cereal morning. This morning’s rendition is precisely the recipe I posted here. Cool fact about coconut butter: when slightly chilled, it hardens into a solid mass (or what I […]

  12. 13

    HeatherG said,

    I know this is an old post but I just caught wind of your fun blog yesterday! I tried this recipe this morning and i am already dreaming of eating it tomorrow morning! It is sooo good and filling! I do have 1 question though. I have Nutiva Brand Coconut Oil but I dont know of this coconut butter you speak of, can you elaborate? thanks a heap

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