Easy Creamy Coconut Grits

I love grits for brunch but have you considered adding grits to your meal prep? They’re easy to make in bulk and freeze well. Here’s an easy way to prepare an extra tasty version of grits with an amazing coconut flavor. I had these coconut grits with chicken and a side of vegetables.

Creamy Coconut Grits by My Body My Kitchen

Creamy Coconut Grits

Tasty easy coconut grits that great for brunch or meal prep
Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 20 mins
Course Breakfast, brunch
Cuisine American
Servings 4
Calories 288 kcal


  • 1 Cup Grits
  • 1 14-Oz Can Light Coconut Milk unsweetened
  • 3+ Cups Vegetable Stock or Water
  • 1 Tbsp Olive Oil Extra Virgin
  • 1/4 Tsp Garlic Powder optional
  • Salt and Black Pepper to taste


  • In a medium pot add coconut stock/water and a pinch of salt; bring to a boil. Slowly stir in grits, ensuring to break up clumps.
  • Reduce to a simmer. Cook according to package instructions until grits are tender and thickened; stir frequently. Cooking time – quick grits: 5-7 minutes; traditional grits: 15 to 20 minutes; stone ground grits: 40 to 50 minutes. If grits seem too thick add a bit more water/stock.
  • Serve warm with your favourite vegetable or protein.


Nutrition Info: 288 Cals, 15g Fat, 34g Carbs, 1g Dietary Fiber, 4g Protein
Keyword easy, vegan

About MyBodyMyKitchen

I'm Sean, founder of My Body My Kitchen (MBMK). I am dedicated to empowering my readers to live a healthy life. The food we eat and how it is prepared greatly affects our health. Through MBMK I empower my readers to take control of their health by providing them with the tools need to take control of your kitchens. I started MBMK in January 2015, after an overwhelming demand for my recipes on my personal Instagram account.

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