Chocolate Overnight Oats

Chocolatey Overnight Oats (1 serving)

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  • 1 cup rolled oats

  • 1⁄3-1⁄2 ripe banana cut into pieces

  • 1⁄2 cup blueberries, fresh or frozen

  • 1 tablespoon cacao powder

  • 1 tablespoon chia seeds

  • Pinch of cinnamon

  • 1⁄2 tablespoon maple syrup (optional)

  • Water or unsweetened plant-based milk

  • Additional toppings(optional)-walnuts, hemp seeds, chia seeds, flax seeds, maca powder, cacao nibs, goji berries

    Directions:

  1. Place oats in a mason jar or container.

  2. Add cacao powder, cinnamon, chia seeds, and any additional optional toppings (dry toppings) and stir.

  3. Cut up banana into small pieces.

  4. Add banana, blueberries, and enough liquid (water or plant- based milk) to mixture to create the consistency of porridge and stir well.

  5. Refrigerate for at least 4 hours in an airtight container before eating.

  6. Make 2 or 3 at a time and refrigerate. Lasts about 5 days.

Note: If you don’t enjoy the texture of regular oats, you can substitute for or add steel cut oats to the mixture. If so, refrigerate overnight for at least 8 hours before eating.

Source: www.lorenafiama.com