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Coconut Triple Berry Steel Cut Oats

    coconut berry steel cut oats

    Most families grow up eating pancakes and bacon on Sunday morning. My family always served steel cut oats on Sunday. If you’ve never tried a warm bowl of steel cut oats, you will be surprised to find they are nothing like you started old fashioned oat. Chewy, nutty and wholesome – they are a nice alternative to your usual bowl of cereal.

    Today’s version is full of flavor, vitamins and nutrients as well as plenty of protein and fiber to keep you full all morning long. As always, this is a template but feel free to make adjustments. Instead of berries, add whatever fresh fruit you have on hand: bananas, apples, peaches, pumpkin, etc. all work great. Prefer pecans to walnuts? Go right ahead.

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    coconut berry steel cut oats

    Coconut Triple Berry Steel Cut Oats

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    Full of flavor, vitamins and nutrients as well as plenty of protein and fiber to keep you full all morning long.
    PREP: 5 mins
    COOK: 20 mins
    TOTAL: 25 mins
    Servings: 2

    Ingredients
     

    • 1 c skim milk
    • 1 c water
    • 1 tsp cinnamon
    • 1 tsp vanilla extract
    • ¼ tsp salt
    • ½ c steel cut oats
    • 2 tbs flax seed meal
    • 2 tbs walnuts (chopped)
    • 2 tbs shredded coconut (unsweetened)
    • 1 c mixed berries (frozen or fresh)
    • 2 tsp brown sugar (or more to taste)

    Instructions
     

    • In a medium sauce pot, wisk together milk, water, cinnamon, vanilla and salt then bring to a gentle simmer.
    • Add steel cut oats and bring to a boil, stirring frequently.
    • Reduce heat to low and continue to cook until most of the liquid is absorbed, about 15 minutes; stir occasionally.
    • Towards the last few minutes of cooking time, mix in walnuts, coconut, berries and brown sugar. Cook additional 5 minutes then serve.

    Notes

    Excellent source of Vitamin C, good source Iron and Calcium

    Nutrition

    Calories: 353kcalCarbohydrates: 45.8gProtein: 11.2gFat: 12.8gSaturated Fat: 3.8gCholesterol: 2mgSodium: 336mgFiber: 9.8g

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    Liz Della Croce is the creator and author of The Lemon Bowl, a healthy food blog. Since 2010, Liz has been sharing delicious recipes that just so happen to be healthy. By using real ingredients with an emphasis on seasonality, Liz has built a growing audience of loyal readers who crave good food for their families. Click Here To Subscribe to my newsletter:

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