Tropical Oatmeal

tropical oatsBrrrr! It’s freezing out! Old man winter is definitely here now! We were spoiled over the past couple months including 70 degree temps on Christmas Eve now it’s 12 degrees without the wind chill and we’ve already had our first snow with more to come this weekend. Usually being only 5 miles from the beach keeps our area a little warmer and the snow away.

Well the one thing we can’t change is the weather so I am offering a tropical getaway with this recipe!!! Escape to the fire-place with your bowl of soaked oats loaded with tropical fruits and it should give you a mini escape to a tropical island! Enjoy!!!


  • 1.5 C of Raw Oats
  • 2-2.5 C of warmer unsweetened coconut milk
  • 1/2 mango-chopped
  • 1/2 C fresh pomegranate seeds
  • 1/2 banana-sliced
  • 1/2 pear-sliced
  • 1/2 dragonfruit-sliced
  • 1-2 kiwi-peeled and sliced
  • handful of blueberries
  • 1 Tbsp of unsweetened coconut flakes
  • 1 Tsp cacao nibs
  • 1 Tbsp ground cinnamon


  1. In a bowl add oats and warm coconut milk. Let sit till oats soak up the milk and add a little more if you want it to be a little more creamy and not so dry. Top with cinnamon.
  2. Line the bowl or place in sections all your fruit
  3. In the middle top with coconut flakes and cacao nibs. Dip your spoon in and enjoy!
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About Farm, Foodie and Fitness

Kelly Roberts is a Healthy Living Advocate. She is the owner and CEO of Beach Pilates and Wellness and Farm Foodie Fitness. She is a Certified Holistic Health Coach and received her training from the Institute of Integrative Nutrition in New York City. Fueled by passion, she founded her holistic health practice, Farm Foodie Fitness. She educates and teaches her clients and the community the life changing benefits of nutrition and living a healthy lifestyle. Her practice consists of corporate and private clients from all across the country. Kelly is also the owner of Pilates on the Beach in Ocean City, Maryland and Bethany Beach, Delaware. She offers classes out on the beach for locals and visitors from May to September. She is a Certified Pilates instructor by world renowned Body Arts and Science International. BASI Pilates ®. For the past ten years, she has specialized in Pre and Post-Natal, athletes, rehabilitation, and clients with chronic illness. Kelly also offers private one-on-one sessions, as well as semi-private sessions. Kelly first discovered Pilates twelve years ago after a serious car accident left her with debilitating back and neck pain. She incorporates the Pilates method into her teaching and daily practice to maintain movement, a healthy lifestyle, and to live pain free. Kelly holds a Bachelor of Arts in Communications from Salisbury University with a concentration in Mass Media. Her passion for nutrition and food lead her to Alissa Cohen, where she studied to become a Certified Raw Chef. She enjoys incorporating raw foods into her diet and sharing her knowledge with her clients, friends, and family. She offers private and group cooking classes, food demos, and has also been a private chef to a number of families. Also a Certified Master Gardener, she understands the importance of fresh, local foods, and knowing where your food comes from. Kelly offers gardening knowledge, advice, and hands on training through community gardens. She also teaches elementary children the benefits of nutrition and how growing your own food through edible school yards. Kelly is also a published author; her fiction novel, "The Road to Chianti" and her summer and winter cookbooks, "Farm Foodie Fitness Homegrown.” She has been featured in Mind Body Green, Charleston Home Magazine, and many other publications. Kelly recently released her first fitness DVD "Beach Pilates and Wellness, Pilates Mat Workout." She also has a successful health, nutrition, fitness, and organic gardening blog. Make sure to check it out! When Kelly is not running businesses she's chasing her two little ones. Contact Kelly to book seminars, demonstrations, book signings, or speaking engagements.

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