A bowl of oats with tropical flavours and fruit is the best way to start the day, especially in summer. Make this coconut and grapefruit oatmeal breakfast bowl in 20 minutes!
SERVES 4 // COOKING TIME 20 min
1 × 400 ml tin coconut milk
½ cup water
2 cups oats
½ tsp salt
2 tsp honey
1 tsp vanilla essence
1 grapefruit, cut into segments, to serve
¼ cup coconut flakes, toasted, to serve
¼ cup cashew nuts, toasted, to serve
2 tsp honey, to serve
1. Bring coconut milk and water to a boil in a pot over medium heat. Add the oats and salt and reduce the heat. Simmer for 5 minutes, stirring occasionally, until liquid has been absorbed and the oats are soft.
2. Mix in the honey and vanilla essence.
3. Dry-fry grapefruit in a hot pan until slightly caramelised, about 3–5 minutes.
4. Top the oats with grapefruit segments, coconut flakes and cashew nuts. Drizzle with honey.
Recipe & styling: Kate Turner
Photography: Sean Dollery // HMimages.co.za
For an even sweeter option, try our sesame oats with fig jam!