Oatmeal With Blueberries and Coconut

Total Time
7mins
Prep 2 mins
Cook 5 mins

This is a tasty variation on oatmeal, using coconut milk in place of half of the usual milk or water. This was written using the measurements for McCann's Quick-Cooking Oats. If you use other brands, you may need to use a different proportion of oats to liquid - The key is to follow the directions on the package for 2 servings, replacing half of the liquid with coconut milk. If you are gluten intolerant, you will need to use gluten-free oats (available from GlutenFreeOats.com or Cream Hill Estates).

Directions

  1. Mix cold water and coconut milk in a saucepan.
  2. Add oatmeal.
  3. Turn heat to medium.
  4. Boil and stir for 3-5 minutes.
  5. Add blueberries and shredded coconut, allow to sit for one minute.
  6. Stir, and serve.
  7. If you prefer to sweeten it, add maple syrup, jam or honey before serving.

Reviews

(2)
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This was nice. I didn't sweeten it just served with some vanilla yoghurt but next time would add a touch of maple syrup or honey too. Love the coconut blueberry combo though.

**Mandy** December 17, 2007

We thought this was lacking a lot of flavor. It was nice to have something a bit different for a weekend breakfast other than the usual bacon and egg combo but, this just wasn't our thing. Sorry. Maybe next time I would try adding some cinnamon or nutmeg to the oatmeal to add some flavor. I had already sweetened it a bit with Splenda after I first tasted it. This helped but, I don't think we'll be in a hurry to make this recipe again anytime soon.

RFJ January 02, 2011

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