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Recipe: Cinnamon and banana oat slice

Written by Lani Finau | Tuesday, 14 February 2023

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The perfect on-the-go brekkie or snack that has only 5 base ingredients! Trust us, you’ll have this recipe on repeat.

From beta-glucan-rich oats (an important gut-loving soluble fibre) to a healthy dose of cinnamon that’s excellent for blood sugar regulation – this slice helps sustain energy throughout the day.


  • 3 ripe bananas, mashed
  • 2 tbsp peanut butter (or other nut butter of choice)
  • 1 tbsp honey
  • 2 tsp cinnamon
  • 2 cups rolled oats

Optional: 2 tbsp chia seeds – or you can feel free to add any extra nuts, seeds, berries or protein powder of choice to super boost the mix!


  1. Preheat oven to 180ºC (fan-forced).
  2. Combine all ingredients in a bowl.
  3. Line a small deep dish baking tray with baking paper.
  4. Bake for 20-minutes, then set aside to cool.
  5. Keep stored in the fridge for up to 5 days.

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Lani Finau

Leilani – known as Lani to most – is an accredited Nutritionist (BHSc) passionate about teenage/adolescent health and female wellbeing. Located in Cronulla, Sydney, she offers in-person and online consultations at her By Lani Nutrition Clinic and also frequently visits schools for workshops, as well as doing group talks and online cooking sessions. She also works as the in-house Nutritionist and Content Creator at SWIISH, a leading Australian wellness and lifestyle brand.

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