Caramelized Strawberry-Coconut Oatmeal


Who wants dessert for breakfast? This oatmeal tastes just like dessert- with healthy wholesome ingredients like strawberries, pistachios, chia seeds and oats and some added sweetness with the coconut flakes, coconut milk & coconut nectar.

IMG_1508 copy

Makes: 2 servings

What You’ll Need:

  • 1 cup of oats (choose your favorite type)
  • 2 cups vanilla coconut milk beverage
  • 1 cup fresh strawberries
  • 2 Tbsp pistachio nuts (removed from shells)
  • 1 tsp chia seeds
  • 2 tsp coconut flakes
  • 2 tsp coconut oil
  • 2 tsp coconut nectar (optional, if you don’t like added sweetness leave out the coconut nectar)
  • 1 tsp cane sugar

To Make:
Cook your oatmeal according to the package instructions using the vanilla coconut milk beverage instead of water. I say ‘cook according to package instructions’ because everyone has their favorite type of oatmeal: instant, quick oats, steel cut, Irish oatmeal, etc. So use your favorite.

IMG_1440 copy

In a small frying pan, heat coconut oil over medium heat. Rinse and remove stems on strawberries, then chop them into smaller pieces and add to your frying pan. Add chopped strawberries and 1 tsp cane sugar to your pan and sauté the strawberries for 5 minutes, about how long it’ll take for them to caramelize.

IMG_1456 copy

IMG_1470 copy

Pour your cooked oatmeal into bowls. Top each with half of the strawberry mixture, 1/2 tsp chia seeds, 1 Tbsp pistachio nuts and 1 tsp coconut flakes. Drizzle 1 tsp coconut nectar on top. Enjoy!

IMG_1502 copy

IMG_1492 copy

IMG_1496 copy

3 thoughts on “Caramelized Strawberry-Coconut Oatmeal

    1. Kris Post author

      Thanks so much for the kind words! I just checked out your blog- I love it! Two of my favorite subjects 🙂 Can’t wait for your future posts. Hope you’re having a great week!!

      Reply
      1. Manny Rutinel

        Thank you so much! I look forward to future interactions with you. Feel free to follow me on any social media site and I’ll gladly follow you right back! 🙂

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s