This morning’s breakfast was out of this world!
Tom Ka Gai Inspired Oatmeal
I love Tom Ka Gai, or chicken coconut soup, but it’s been years since I’ve had any. Well, I woke up this morning dreaming of Thai food…weird, huh? I’m pretty sure it was the HEABlet talkin’. So, I cooked 1/2 cup old fashioned oats on the stovetop with 1 cup HEABified coconut milk and a pinch of salt. Once my oats were all nice and creamy, I removed them from the heat and topped my bowl with unsweetened shredded coconut and a big dollop of chili-limon pistachio butter. Say what? Yep, that’s right, chilli-limon pistachio butter, and it’s amazing. The flavors in this bowl worked so well together, and I can’t wait to eat it again!
My friend Sylvia (who recently started her own blog, Life Is Good With Food) and I started emailing back and forth this summer after she started reading HEAB, and yesterday, I received the most thoughtful package from her.
She sent us so many goodies, including tons of tea, onesies for the HEABlet, yam cookies, homemade sun-dried tomatoes, the amazing pistachio butter (made by Sylvia herself), and all sorts of other items, my favorite being the following…
Little weeble-wobbles. They are just so cute and will definitely be on display in the baby’s room!
Before I go, I wanted to acknowledge a few other wonderful ladies who have sent gifts for the HEABlet.
Emily from Sugar Plum sent us some adorable outfits paired with striped tights and threw in a box of Pop-Tarts for me. Ha, nice touch Emily! Please check out Emily’s blog for the most beautiful dessert recipes and photos. Seriously, I have no doubts that she will be famous someday.
Thanks Emily – I love the tights!
Last week, the following arrived from my favorite Fitnessista…
BabyLegs Leg Warmers. Love them Gina…too bad they don’t make them in adult sizes.
Thanks again for everyone’s kindness and generosity. CD, myself, and the baby feel so loved.
What’s your favorite Thai dish?