The two main food sources I think of when I think anti-inflammatory are the roots - Turmeric & Ginger. Mix these earthy, spicy flavors with the creaminess of Coconut, and heartiness of Oats and boom! Welcome in the Turmeric, Ginger, Coconut Oatmeal - a fun, flavorful flair on plain oatmeal.
1/2 cup Oats
1 cup Coconut Milk
1 Inch piece of Ginger
1 Inch piece of Turmeric
1/2 tsp. Cinnamon
Sprinkle of Black Pepper (this helps to absorb the Turmeric!)
Drizzle of Honey
Toppings: any mix of dried fruits & nuts will work! I like dried cranberries for their tartness, and cashews for their mild flavor.
1. Heat coconut milk over medium-low heat with microplaned ginger & turmeric, cinnamon, and black pepper. Mix until milk turns a golden color.
2. Add oats and stir to combine. Cook over medium heat, so as not to burn the coconut milk, for about 10 minutes. Cook longer if you like a less liquid consistency, and shorter if you like it more runny.
3. Serve in a bowl with drizzle of honey and your favorite toppings.
4. Enjoy the delicious taste and awesome health benefits!