Decadent, yet healthy, breakfast recipe for Overnight Chocolate Oats
1/3 cup organic rolled oats ( can use quinoa flakes instead)
2 Tbsp. chia seeds
1 Tbsp. flaxseeds/sunflower seeds
Handful goji berries/mixed berries
¼ mashed banana (optional)
1 Tbsp. Greek/coconut yoghurt
1 tbsp nut butter (optional)
1 Tbsp. cacao
½ tsp. cinnamon
1 tsp. stevia or maple syrup (optional)
½ cup almond milk
filtered water- if you need
Using a half pint (1 cup) glass jar, combine oats, milk, yogurt, flax seeds, and sweetener of your choice, cover and shake well. Use some filtered water if it is too dry. Make sure ingredients are covered in liquid.
Add the rest of ingredients and stir until mixed well.
Refrigerate overnight and serve chilled.
Top with nuts, berries, seeds and cacao nibs.
Recipe created by Jessica Sepel, a qualified Sydney nutritionist, health blogger and wellness coach. She is the author of several eBooks, including the JSHealth Detox Plan and The Clean Life. Visit www.jessicasepel.com for more recipes, nutrition advice and wellness inspiration.