There’s nothing sadder than a beige bowl of oatmeal. We know it’s good for us, but come on! Enter: fresh strawberries. The bright red fruit dyes the oats Valentine pink, which is way better-looking than the original. Don’t stop with strawberries—this method works great with blueberries, blackberries, and raspberries too.

Strawberry Shortcake Oatmeal

Recipe by: Rebecca Firkser
Makes: 1 serving
Ready in: 10 minutes

INGREDIENTS

1/2 cup rolled oats
3 strawberries, diced
1/4 cup full-fat coconut milk
3/4 cups water
Pinch of Kosher salt
Greek yogurt and chopped strawberries, for serving

DIRECTIONS

1. Place oats, strawberries, coconut milk, water, and salt in a small saucepan.

2. Bring mixture to a boil over medium high heat, then reduce to low.

3. Stir until thickened.

4. Serve with a dollop of Greek yogurt and extra strawberries.

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