Healthy Overnight Oats with Cherry Chia Seed Jam
 
 
Cherry Chia Overnight Oats Prep time: 5 mins Total time: 5 mins Serves: 1
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Serves: 1
Ingredients
  • For the Healthy Overnight Oats:
  • ¾ cup gluten free rolled oats
  • ¼ cup plant-based vanilla protein powder of choice
  • ¾ cup unsweetened vanilla almond milk
  • 2 tablespoons unsweetened coconut yogurt (or greek yogurt)
  • 1-2 tablespoons pure maple syrup (depending on preferred sweetness)
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • pinch of salt
  • 1 tablespoon almond butter
  • For The Cherry Chia Jam:
  • 1 cup fresh cherries, pitted
  • 1 tablespoon chia seeds
  • 1 tablespoon pure maple syrup
  • ½ tsp vanilla extract
Instructions
  1. In a small bowl add the cherries and heat in the microwave for 30 seconds, mash with a fork or masher until cherries are broken apart into small pieces and there is an ample amount of juice from the cherries in the bowl.
  2. Stir in the chia seeds, pure maple syrup and vanilla and set in the fridge to thicken.
  3. In a large bowl add the oats, protein powder, almond milk, yogurt, maple syrup, vanilla, and salt and stir to combine.
  4. To a mason jar add ½ of the oats, then layer with ½ of the cherry chia jam, then add in the other half of the oats, top with the rest of the cherry jam and the almond butter.
  5. Close the jar and place in the fridge overnight.
  6. In the morning, remove from the fridge and sprinkle with slivered almonds or hemp seeds and enjoy cold or warm up in the microwave.
Recipe by Nutrition in the Kitch at https://nutritioninthekitch.com/cherry-chia-overnight-oats/