Tuesday, April 7, 2009
I pulled this recipe for Aloha Oatmeal out of Sunset magazine in January. I made it this morning and it was delicious. Everything in it is really good for you too! My daughter even gobbled it up which surprised me. I thought the coconut and almonds might scare her off.
I made extra of everything this morning so tomorrow's breakfast will be ready as quickly as I can re-heat the oatmeal and add the toppings.
On another note, I'm horrible about drinking water. When I was in college I could go days without taking a sip (so bad for you!). I still struggle to get enough so I put some pieces of the chopped pineapple in a large pitcher of water and let is sit for several hours yesterday. It was so much better than plain water and I drank the whole thing. I made another batch for today and am excited about my new strategy to hydrate. When I'm sick of the pineapple I might try orange slices or cucumber.
Oatmeal (recipe calls for Irish Oats but I used regular oatmeal)
Raisins (recipe calls for golden raisins but I used regular)
Sliced almonds, toasted
Coconut, toasted (recipe calls for sweetened but all I had was unsweetened)