Coconut Oatmeal with Tropical Traditions Coconut Oil {Breakfast Recipe}

We're always trying to find great alternatives to classic favorites in this home. Since my daughter consistantly eats oatmeal for us for breakfast we wanted to continue our luck with the one meal we know she'll finish. So when I received my Tropical Traditions Coconut Oil I knew exactly what I'd to do try it out... put it in our oatmeal!

When I was done making the first batch of coconut oatmeal I went into the fridge to grab the kids some milk for their sippy cups. I looked over and saw an open package of mini chocolate chips from my husbands latest baking adventure so I grabbed the bag and sprinkled a few chocolate chips over the top of each bowl for an added treat. OMG! This oatmeal tasted exactly like my favorite chocolate chip oatmeal cookie. Delicious!

I cannot wait to start using Tropical Traditions coconut oil in other recipes. Added benefit? We can use it as cloth diaper friendly diaper cream too! Who knew? Plus there are so many other ways to use this stuff. Go here to find more!

Coconut Oatmeal
  • 1 cup milk
  • 1 teaspoon Tropical Traditions coconut oil
  • 1 tablespoon unsweetened coconut flakes
  • 1/2 cup old fashioned oats
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1 tablespoon mini chocolate chips (optional)

Pour milk into a small saucepan and heat on medium.

Stir in coconut oil and coconut flakes. Stir until oil is completely melted. Add in oats. Sprinkle on cinnamon and continue to stir. Cook for 3-5 minutes.

Pour into a bowl and sprinkle with chocolate chips for an added bit of sweetness!

Serves 2 (or 1 adult, 2 kids)

Do you use coconut oil? I'd love to hear how! 

Disclaimer: I received a 32oz jar of Tropical Traditions coconut oil for review purposes only. Regardless, I only recommend products or services I use personally and believe will be good for my readers.

18 comment(s) with love:

Meagan said... Reply To This Comment

This looks SOOO good!

Emily said... Reply To This Comment

I use coconut oil...I put it on the ends of my hair after long days at the beach. Salt water dries it out, but the coconut oil seems to prevent frizzies and dryness!

UntrainedHairMom said... Reply To This Comment

This sounds so good! I love coconut oil use it for cooking, hair and skin!

Nat said... Reply To This Comment

I just used coconut oil to make popcorn and it was the BEST popcorn I've ever made. So yummy! I'm trying this soon!

Sondra said... Reply To This Comment

I love finding new ways to make oatmeal even yummier! Thanks for the recipe.

Erika McDaniel said... Reply To This Comment

Yup, pretty much use it for just about everything in our home. Lotion, diaper creme, on any wound to disinfect, burns, rashes, eye makeup remover, personal lubricant (yup, I said that), facial moisturizer, to name a few.

Love, love, love coconut oil. It's kinda like a friend to our family. :)

Lori said... Reply To This Comment

This sounds absolutely delicious!!! Coconut, chocolate, & cinnamon, yummy! I've used coconut oil to condition my hair, but haven't cooked with it much. I need to start!

Kate said... Reply To This Comment

oh! we just got some Tropical Traditions Coconut Oil too! I am so trying this!

Signing Mama said... Reply To This Comment

Yum! I want to try this - you have great recipes here and I am certain we have some coconut oil hiding in the pantry!

Semper Fi Momma said... Reply To This Comment

This looks yummy!!! I've started using coconut oil as well, so I'm excited to try this.

Karren said... Reply To This Comment

Visiting from She Promotes group. 2 of my favorite things, coconut and oatmeal sounds great!!

Marti Parks said... Reply To This Comment

Oatmeal is one of my favorites. I'd really love to try this recipe it sounds great.

Anonymous said... Reply To This Comment

wow this is like an oatmeal cookie in a bowl

Beth said... Reply To This Comment

We use coconut oil in cooking & baking, and as a skin moisturiser.

InezbyDesign said... Reply To This Comment

I have seen so many terrific ideas for Coconut oil. Love the oatmeal idea! Some Coconut oatmeal chocolate macaroons would work too!

Kristen said... Reply To This Comment

I've made a similar recipe with oatmeal, coconut flakes, almonds, almond milk and chocolate chips. I've never thought to add coconut oil. Great idea.

Bridget said... Reply To This Comment

Sounds yummy- can't wait to try it!!!

Charissa said... Reply To This Comment

Mmmm, this looks so good!