Blueberry Coconut Steel Cut Oatmeal
It's no surprise that steel cut oats are considered a "power food" because they are an excellent source of protein, soluble and insoluble fiber and select vitamins and minerals. The benefits of steel cut oats exceed the benefits of rolled oats because of the way they are processed. Steel cut oats are dense and chewy as a result of being passed through sharp, steel blades that cut them into thin slices that helps retain more fiber and protein. Steel cut oats, just as any whole oats, make a healthy addition to your regular diet.
Consider steel cut oats your healthy "base" for the start to a healthy morning. Now try this excellent and nutritious dish! Blueberry Coconut Steel Cut Oatmeal! It's great to prepare the night before and have it ready for the week.
"Fall in Love with Taking Care of Yourself." Confidence radiates from the inside out, and it all starts with what we put into our bodies. Start your morning off right with the nutritious and delicious recipe!
- 1 1/2 cups steel cut oats
- 1/2 teaspoon ground ginger
- 1 teaspoon baking powder
- 4 cups unsweetened vanilla almond milk
- 2 cups light unsweetened coconut milk
1 1/2 cups fresh blueberries
- 1/4 cups dried blueberries
- 1/4 cup unsweetened coconut flake
- 2 cups fresh blueberries for sauce
Pre-heat oven o 350 degrees. Combine all ingredients, except the blueberries for the sauce into a large bowl adding the blueberries and coconut last. Bake fore about one hour. The oatmeal will appear not done, but remove it from the oven and let it cool to room temperature. Refrigerate overnight for best results. It will thicken nice and become a perfect consistency.
For the sauce, heat the blueberries with a splash of water over medium/high heat. Once they begin sizzling, reduce heat to medium and cook for about 5 minutes until saucy. Mash the blueberries for a soupy consistency. Drizzle the blueberry sauce over the oatmeal before serving.