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Matcha Coconut Oatmeal

Photo: Michael Chini
Active time 10 mins
Total time 10 mins
Yield

Serves 2

Start your day with a green bowl of oats this St. Patrick's Day. Infused with matcha and creamy coconut milk, this filling oatmeal (we used Flahavan's Irish Oatmeal to keep with the Irish theme, but you can use any favorite oat brand) will make you happy to wake up to breakfast. Feel free to customize the toppings with fun options like fresh fruits, nuts, or seeds.

Ingredients

  • 1 cup rolled oats
  • 1/2 cup lite coconut milk
  • 2 cups water
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 2 tablespoons honey
  • 2 teaspoons matcha powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla bean paste
  • 1 tablespoon unsweetened shredded coconut flakes
  • Optional toppings: sliced banana, raspberries, flaxseeds

Nutrition Information

  • calories 278
  • fat 7.9 g
  • satfat 4.9 g
  • monofat 1 g
  • polyfat 1 g
  • protein 8 g
  • carbohydrate 48 g
  • fiber 4 g
  • sugars 18 g
  • cholesterol 0 mg
  • iron 3 mg
  • sodium 257 mg
  • calcium 1 mg

How to Make It

  1. Combine oats, milk, water, and salt in a small saucepan over high. Bring to a boil; reduce to a simmer, and cook 4 to 5 minutes, stirring occasionally, until oats absorb most of the liquid. Add honey, matcha powder, and vanilla bean paste; stir continuously, 1 to 2 minutes, until smooth and combined. Remove from heat and divide evenly into two bowls. Divide coconut flakes evenly overtop. Add additional toppings, if desired.