an Lemon Coconut & Poppy Seed Porridge Breakfast Bowl
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Serves: 1
  • 1 ½ cups oats
  • 3 cups coconut milk
  • ½ cup fresh lemon juice (about 1 lemon)
  • 2 Tbsp maple syrup (or sweetener of choice)
  • 2 Tbsp poppy seeds
  • pinch of salt
  • 1 lemon (in slices)
  • sugar
  • 1 Tbsp coconut cream
  1. In a saucepan toast the oats on a medium-high heat until fragrant. Don't wait until they start getting brown.
  2. Add the coconut milk and lemon juice and bring the mixture to a boil. Stir regularly, then turn the heat down and let it simmer.
  3. Now add a pinch of salt, the maple syrup and the poppy seeds, cover and let it sit for 5 minutes.
  4. Meanwhile cut the other lemon in slices, cover the slices in white sugar and bake them in a pan until the sugar caramelizes.
  5. Top the porridge with the caramelized lemon slices, a tablespoon of coconut cream, poppy seeds and the zest of one freshly-grated lemon. Enjoy!
Recipe by My Vibrant Kitchen at