Coconut Blueberry Oatmeal

03.20.2017

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There’s nothing quite like a comforting bowl of warm oatmeal on a cold winters day to help get us going first thing in the morning. Especially when it’s as good as this Coconut Blueberry Oatmeal is! This oatmeal is perfectly hearty and filling, and is packed with nutritious ingredients.

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Coconut Blueberry Oatmeal

Of course it starts with rolled oats. Then instead of adding the traditional boring water or milk, I added canned coconut milk and coconut water. It gives it a unique yet delicious, raw coconut flavor, and a wonderfully creamy texture.

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Some of you may like your oatmeal without added sugars. I haven’t quite gotten that far :) but you most definitely could omit the sweetener used in this recipe, which makes it healthier.

This recipe is a great way to get excited about eating oatmeal again! With oatmeal I’m always eating it in phases. I’ll eat it for a few weeks and then I’ll get sick of it and go a few weeks without, but the more variations I have on it, the more I’ll make it without getting bored.

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I love peanut butter oatmeal, apple cinnamon oatmeal, overnight oats, banana oatmeal, baked oatmeal, chocolate oatmeal and now, I’ve got this delicious Blueberry Coconut Oatmeal to add to that list (all of those recipes you can find on my blog btw, just use the search box on the right side. Oh, except peanut butter. That one I just add 1 Tbsp of peanut butter and a little honey to the basic recipe after it’s cooked.)

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As a side note, I know fresh blueberries aren’t in season in many places right now, and they can be pricey, so you can omit them or just replace them with another fruit until Summer rolls around. But once Summer get’s here be sure to try it with blueberries, they add a wonderful natural sweetness and flavor!

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Coconut Blueberry Oatmeal

A creamy, tasty oatmeal that's loaded with blueberries, almonds and a delicious coconuty flavor. Perfect for breakfast any day of the year!

Course: Breakfast
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Oatmeal
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 15 minutes
Servings: 4
Calories: 430 kcal
Author: Jaclyn

Ingredients

  • 1 (16.9 oz) bottle Zico Coconut Water
  • 1 1/4 cups light canned coconut milk , plus more for serving if desired
  • 2 cups rolled oats
  • 1/4 tsp fine sea salt
  • 1/4 tsp coconut extract or vanilla extract
  • 1 1/2 Tbsp honey , brown sugar or coconut sugar (or to taste)
  • 2/3 cup toasted unsweetened or sweetened flaked coconut
  • 3/4 cup fresh blueberries
  • 1/3 cup chopped almonds (optional)

Instructions

  1. Bring coconut water, coconut milk, oats and salt to a boil. Reduce to low heat and let simmer 5 minutes, stirring occasionally. Remove from heat, stir in coconut extract and sugar. Thin with water or more coconut milk if desired. Let cool 2 minutes. Pour into individual bowls, add another 2 Tbsp coconut milk to each bowl if desired and top each serving with coconut flakes, blueberries and almonds.
  2. Recipe source: Cooking Classy
Nutrition Facts
Coconut Blueberry Oatmeal
Amount Per Serving
Calories 430 Calories from Fat 198
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 22g 34%
Saturated Fat 13g 65%
Sodium 331mg 14%
Potassium 628mg 18%
Total Carbohydrates 50g 17%
Dietary Fiber 9g 36%
Sugars 14g
Protein 9g 18%
Vitamin A 0.3%
Vitamin C 7%
Calcium 8.5%
Iron 17%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

5 comments

  • Cindy: Hi Jaclyn,

    Love blueberries and coconut. I’m trying to eat more oatmeal. I prefer steel cut oats. Guessing your recipe would work just the same? July 23, 2017 at 1:39pm Reply

  • Paige: This oatmeal looks amazing! i want to try it soon!

    Paige
    http://thehappyflammily.com March 21, 2017 at 9:30pm Reply

  • Deborah @ The Harvest Kitchen: This oatmeal looks and sounds delicious!! I love the idea of making it with coconut water!! Definitely making this!! March 21, 2017 at 12:02am Reply

  • Lindsay: YUM!!! I love all the coconut in this. It sounds so good. I wonder if there’s a way to make it overnight somehow…it’d be fun to do in a crackpot for Easter! March 20, 2017 at 2:51pm Reply

  • Robyn Stone | Add a Pinch: I bet the coconut flavor shines through in this recipe, Jaclyn! Some of my favorite ingredients are in this delicious oatmeal…wish I had a bowl right now! xo March 20, 2017 at 1:27pm Reply

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