Strawberries and Cream Steel Cut Oatmeal

Strawberries and Cream Steel Cut Oatmeal is creamy and full of fresh strawberry flavor! Start the day with a big bowl of hearty oats and fresh strawberries!

Strawberries and Cream Steel Cut Oatmeal is a big bowl of fresh strawberry flavor!
If you follow me on Instagram or Facebook, you saw that I spent last Saturday with the Florida Strawberry Growers Association. I love strawberries so I never pass up the opportunity to learn more about them. I came home with ten pounds of fresh Florida strawberries. The next morning I started the day with a big bowl of strawberries and cream oatmeal.

Strawberries and Cream Steel Cut Oatmeal is a big bowl of fresh strawberry flavor!
I can’t even count all of the reasons why I love living in Florida. The ability to grow produce year round is by far one of my favorite things about Florida. I visited the strawberry fields in California back in September, and this past weekend I had the opportunity to visit the strawberry fields here in Florida. If you know anything about me, you know that I am obsessed with strawberries.

I traveled with a group of other Florida food bloggers to Dover and Plant City, Florida to tour the fields and packaging facility. While much of the country is covered in snow, here in Florida we are growing beautiful fresh red strawberries. In fact, Florida is the largest producer of strawberries in the winter. We visited during one of the peak months of production. There were strawberry fields for miles and beautiful flowers and red berries peeking out from the fresh green leaves.

Strawberries and Cream Steel Cut Oatmeal is a big bowl of fresh strawberry flavor! Plus a recap of my time with the Florida Strawberry Grower's Association! Strawberries and Cream Steel Cut Oatmeal is a big bowl of fresh strawberry flavor! Plus a recap of my time with the Florida Strawberry Grower's Association! Strawberries and Cream Steel Cut Oatmeal is a big bowl of fresh strawberry flavor! Plus a recap of my time with the Florida Strawberry Grower's Association! Strawberries and Cream Steel Cut Oatmeal is a big bowl of fresh strawberry flavor! Plus a recap of my time with the Florida Strawberry Grower's Association!

Strawberries and Cream Steel Cut Oatmeal is a big bowl of fresh strawberry flavor! Strawberries and Cream Steel Cut Oatmeal is a big bowl of fresh strawberry flavor! Strawberries and Cream Steel Cut Oatmeal is a big bowl of fresh strawberry flavor! Strawberries and Cream Steel Cut Oatmeal is a big bowl of fresh strawberry flavor!Do you know what is even better than a big bowl of strawberries and cream oatmeal? A bowl piled high with additional strawberries. A whole cup of strawberries has only 49 calories and is packed with fresh strawberry flavor. A big bowl of steel cut oats with fresh berries is the best way to start the day. This oatmeal is easy to make and packed with flavor. Buy yourself some fresh juicy strawberries and make a big batch of strawberries and cream steel cut oatmeal!

Strawberries and Cream Steel Cut Oatmeal

Yield: 4 servings
Prep Time:
5 mins
Cook Time:
40 mins
Total Time:
45 mins
 
Strawberries and Cream Steel Cut Oatmeal is creamy and full of fresh strawberry flavor! Start the day with a big bowl of hearty oats and fresh strawberries!
Strawberries and Cream Steel Cut Oatmeal is a big bowl of fresh strawberry flavor!
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Ingredients

  • 1 tablespoon coconut oil
  • 1 cup steel cut oatmeal
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • pinch of nutmeg
  • 1/4 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 2 cups hot water
  • 2 cups milk*
  • 1 cup chopped strawberries
  • 2 tablespoons pure maple syrup
  • additional chopped strawberries for topping

Instructions

  1. In a medium saucepan over medium heat, heat coconut oil until melted. Add steel cut oats and stir for 2 minutes to toast. Stir in cinnamon, nutmeg and salt.
  2. Add hot water and milk and stir, bringing to a boil. Cover and turn heat down to low; cook oats for 20 minutes.
  3. Remove lid and stir in strawberries and maple syrup. Continue cooking, uncovered for 15 minutes, or until oats thicken to your desired texture.
  4. Serve immediately and top with additional strawberries, as desired.

Notes

*you can use almond, soy or another milk alternative instead of the milk.
Source: Spoonful of Flavor

Nutrition Information

Calories: 185, Fat: 8g, Saturated Fat: 5g, Cholesterol: 12mg, Sodium: 201mg, Potassium: 279mg, Carbohydrates: 22g, Fiber: 1g, Sugar: 14g, Protein: 5g, Vitamin A: 200%, Vitamin C: 21.2%, Calcium: 165%, Iron: 0.7%

*Nutritional information is an estimate. Please consult a doctor or nutritionist for the most accurate nutritional info.

Course: Breakfast
Cuisine: American
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43 comments on “Strawberries and Cream Steel Cut Oatmeal”

  1. Thanks so much! tried this for breakfast and so good! Made my day much brighter!

  2. Hi you have an asterisk next to the 2 cups of milk in the list of ingredients but I do not see an explanation. What do you suggest using in place of the milk? Thank you.

  3. Sorry I missed this post earlier! So glad you could make it out for our Central Florida Food Bloggers’ meet up with the FSGA!

  4. I love cream and fresh fruit in my oatmeal, so strawberries are a yum yum for me! Please come share your blog posts over at the Home Matters Linky Party! We’d love to have you for a visit. The Door is OPEN. http://lifewithlorelai.com/2015/02/26/home-matters-linky-party-26/ 🙂

    ~Lorelai
    Life With Lorelai

  5. Is there anything I could use instead of coconut oil? I hate coconut…even the least bit of it. (I know, weird personal preference). Looks good though; I’ve been hearing a lot about steel cut oats lately.
    Jennie
    p.s. I found your post via “Pinterest Party” on Recipes for our Daily Bread.
    p.p.s. Already pinned your pin (obviously…as you’re a featured post!), but going to check out your general Pinterest page right now!

    • Hi, Jennie! You can use butter in place of the coconut oil in this oatmeal recipe. I hope you get a chance to try it.

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