We know how rushed and busy weekday mornings can be - trying to get out the door for school or work, but a filling, satisfying breakfast can give you the energy for a great start to your day! It doesn't have to be hard or time consuming, make this Chunky Monkey Overnight Oats recipe ahead of time and keep in the fridge for 3-4 days ready to go for those busy mornings! This recipe is nut free and can also easily be made vegan and gluten free! Tag us in your pictures of this recipe @VancouverDietitians on Facebook & Instagram.
½ cup rolled oats (gluten-free, if desired)
½ cup milk of choice
1 tbsp ground flax, chia seeds, and/or hemp hearts
1 tbsp coconut shavings
½ tbsp cacao powder
2 tsp maple syrup
1 chopped banana
Mix together all ingredients in an airtight container or mason jar.
Leave in the fridge overnight (minimum) or up to 3-4 days.
Pull out when ready to eat, you may need to add more milk or water to obtain desired consistency.