06 May 2011

Pineapple Coconut Oatmeal

Pineapple Coconut Oatmeal with Unsweetened Carob Chips

A somewhat tropical breakfast

With some egg whites and cinnamon stirred in

The combination of oats, pineapple, coconut, and carob is quite yummy

Now, for a little Taco Time...

Chicken Taco with Refried Pinto Beans and Cream Cheese

Amongst lettuce and sliced tomato with pepper

Sitting atop an Ezekiel Tortilla

I started pre-cooking a few chicken breasts ahead of time to keep in 
the fridge, which makes it so much easier to quickly put together a meal

By dinner, I was craving kabocha squash

So I made a big portion of Oven Roasted Vegetables and Squash

With Broccoli, Swiss Chard, Spinach, and Red Onion

Some people were curious about portion sizes; I generally 
use a medium-size kabocha squash (approximately 2-3 lbs)

Question: Any special plans for Mother's Day on Sunday?


Anonymous said... [reply]

mmm pineapple coconut oatmeal sounds divine! I want to try that for sure. The wrap is also looking delicious, I'm making a turkey tonight and i can easily imagine the leftovers folded up in one of those babies! Yum!

Sarena Shasteen - The Non-Dairy Queen said... [reply]

I love pineapple oats! Everything looks delicious! No special plans...just hanging out with my boys. Although, I really couldn't ask for more!

We Are Not Martha said... [reply]

Yum! Whenever I read your posts, I always say "i'm not a big oatmeal person BUT..." Again, this looks awesome!


Natalie @ cinnamonbums said... [reply]

kabocha! whoohoo! yummy! i miss that stuff!

Anonymous said... [reply]

I had my first kabocha squash last weekend :) Now I understand what all the hype is about :D

Natalie @ TheFirstKitchen.com said... [reply]

Yummmy! I love that pineapple is in season!

Ellie@fitforthesoul said... [reply]

funny~I was going to eat this very oatmeal combo this morning but then changed my mind! :) growing up, I never got to celebrate special days b/c my fam was always so so busy. However, now that I'm a young adult, I try to break that 'tradition' and do something for my parents once in a while! so this weekend, we're having a PARRILLADA with Argentinean bbq and all that good stuff. :) have a beautiful week~

Kristy Sayer-Jones @ Southern In Law said... [reply]

Your breakfast looks super tropical! I lovee pineapple but recently found I'm newly allergic to it (it's odd, I know! usually you grow out of allergies not into them :P)

This year for mother's day I'm baking my mum a batch of her favourite cookies and giving her the quote/photo book I made for her! oh and making sure she doesn't do ANY work :P

Jolene - EverydayFoodie said... [reply]

We have dinner plans for mothers day ... and we still have to go gift shopping.

Jess said... [reply]

LOVE that beautiful plate of veggie goodness :D

Chelsea said... [reply]

I love pineapple with coconut, especially in smoothies! It always reminds me of a pina colada!

Anonymous said... [reply]

Mmm..as if the combination of pineapple and coconut couldn't get any more delicious, you went and added carob. Oh my. I think I know what I'm having for breakfast tomorrow. :D

Anonymous said... [reply]

I wish I could be with my mom on Mother's Day :\ I'm always up at college for it, but I'll make up for it when we are reunited again :)

I never would've thought pineapple and chocolate. I bet it's good though :) And your kabocha craving... m'mmm you made something quite delicious looking!!


Mimi said... [reply]

Carob and coconut are BFFs. It is known. Cherries might be really good with it too, in place of the pineapple.

My mommy and I are separated by the Atlantic Ocean. But I sent her a card!

Anonymous said... [reply]

Coconut & carob sounds amazing together! I love coconut in my oatmeal, especially the banana & coconut combo.

Monique Geisler said... [reply]

I honestly don't know which of those looks better! It's all delicious looking :)

Kath (My Funny Little Life) said... [reply]

Do you eat the whole baing tray of veggies in a single setting? It must be 2 kg (4 lbs) of veggies then! :O I think I'd burst. :D

Anonymous said... [reply]

Droooool. Both on that wrap and the tray of squash.
delicious eats :)

Anonymous said... [reply]

oh don't get me started on kabocha. that stuff is good.
Sadly, my lips itch when I eat pineapple but that breakfast bowl looks tasty! I actually made my mom simple oatmeal for mother's day in bed. She loves oats like I do:)

Livvy said... [reply]

OHH MYY GAWWWWWDDD!!! This post is SO SO SO full of amazing stuff I can't stand it!! You're seriously making me DROOL girlie!! hehe I love pineapple-love coconut-and LOVE carob chips...the perfect combo!! (oh and I love oats too...who doesn't!?!) I'm totally trying this out for tomorrows brekkie though:) ps love the wrap too yumyumdiggers!

LauraJayne said... [reply]

Your oatmeal inspired me to go to the grocery store RIGHT now for my breakfast tomorrow! Have a great Mother's Day!

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