A cocktail inspired breakfast? Yes. I may have lost my mind, but this is so delicious! It also keeps the flavor of summer alive all year. I always have organic frozen fruit in my freezer, which is typically used for smoothies. But, I had this crazy idea of doing cocktail inspired overnight oats and decided to try using them in the liquid for the oats. I was blown away by how tasty this turned out and I know you will be too.
It’s also one of those recipes that will make kids happy. We all love the taste of sugary things, however, processed sugar is not so great for us. Instead of reaching for the sugary cereals and processed breakfast foods (I know you mamas are doing the best you can for your picky kiddos), offer your kids this as breakfast and see how they react. I don’t think they’ll know the difference between this natural sweetness and what they may be used to having for breakfast. So many of my friends are out there having babies, so I wanted to create recipes that are exciting for adults and the kiddos.
13.5oz can unsweetened coconut milk
1 heaping cup frozen mango
Juice of 1/2 a lime
1 cup rolled oats
1 tsp vanilla extract
2 pinches stevia
1 pinch salt
Large mason jar
Scoop 1 cup rolled oats into a large mason jar.
In a blender, combine coconut milk, frozen mango, lime juice, vanilla extract, stevia, and salt. Blend until mixture is smooth. Alternately, you can leave leave it a little chunky so there is visible mango left. That’s totally up to you!
Pour the liquid mixture into the mason jar. Seal it and give it a good shake until well combined. Place in the fridge overnight. I like to give it at least 8-12 hours to do its thing!
Give it a good stir before serving.
You can keep the whimsy by serving it in a margarita glass with the little umbrella like pictured, or scoop into a bowl. If you’re serving it whimsy style and don’t want to give a child a glass, I found these plastic margarita glasses on Amazon, along with some umbrellas, and bamboo spoons! (Can you tell I’m all about a full experience when it comes to food?! Makes it fun for kids and adults alike.)