Steel Cut Oats with Blueberries and Lemon Zest

Easy, vegan, healthy. This is also great with orange zest and dried cranberries. Add walnuts or almonds for some crunch. You can substitute almond milk or soy milk for the coconut milk, if desired.

Prep Time:
10 mins
Cook Time:
5 mins
Additional Time:
8 hrs
Total Time:
8 hrs 15 mins
4 servings


  • 1 ½ cups vanilla-flavored cultured coconut milk

  • 1 cup steel-cut oats

  • 1 tablespoon chia seeds (Optional)

  • 1 teaspoon lemon zest

  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract

  • 1 ounce fresh blueberries


  1. Stir coconut milk, oats, chia seeds, lemon zest, and vanilla extract together in a bowl. Cover the bowl with plastic wrap and refrigerate, 8 hours to overnight.

  2. Heat oats mixture in the microwave until warmed-through, about 1 minute. Top with blueberries.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

252 Calories
7g Fat
42g Carbs
7g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 4
Calories 252
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 7g 9%
Saturated Fat 3g 14%
Sodium 4mg 0%
Total Carbohydrate 42g 15%
Dietary Fiber 10g 36%
Total Sugars 1g
Protein 7g
Vitamin C 2mg 8%
Calcium 34mg 3%
Iron 2mg 9%
Potassium 147mg 3%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.