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Coconoats!

April 16, 2008

Breakfast today was so much fun! The picture totally does not do these oats justice, they were delicious 🙂

Coconoats

2/3 cup water
pinch of salt
1/3 cup rolled oats
1 tsp honey
2/3 cup light coconut milk
1/2 tsp lemon extract
1/2 tsp cinnamon
1 small banana, mashed
2 tbsp dried blueberries

(1) In a small saucepan, bring water to boil. Add salt and oats, simmer until oats are cooked.
(2) Stir in honey, coconut milk, lemon extract, cinnamon, and the mashed banana. Bring to a boil, then simmer until thick (roughly 10 minutes).
(3) Mix in dried blueberries and serve. Makes one bowlful.
I thought up so many ways to top these! Toasted almond slivers, shredded coconut, lemon curd, lemon glaze made with icing sugar and fresh lemon juice- but unfortunately I didn’t have any of these on hand. So I just mixed together some plain yogurt and a little maple syrup and poured that on top.
I have sooo much studying to do today. I wrote my Chemistry of Food final exam last night (loved that class) and I have Literature of the Romantic Period tomorrow. Really excited to be done with the Romantics though, I am definitely not a fan. The exam is part identification and (I find, at least) that all the poetry from this time period sounds the same! And they all write odes to each other and whatnot…Ok, enough with my complaining, time to get some work done. Hope everyone else has a great day :0)
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