CHOCOLATE STRAWBERRY OVERNIGHT OATS

Zee Chef
Among the healthiest grains on earth, oats are a great way to start the day!
Prep Time 5 mins
Total Time 5 mins
Course Breakfast
Cuisine International
Servings 1

Ingredients
  

  • 1/2 cup Old fashioned rolled oats
  • 1/2 cup Coconut chocolate milk
  • 1 tsp. chia seeds
  • 1 Tbsp. Strawberry Jam (I make my own home-made jam) *see recipe notes below
  • 2 Tsps. Honey or Maple Syrup
  • 1 Tbsp. Almond butter
  • 1 Tbsp. Sliced Almonds
  • 5 Fresh Strawberries

Instructions
 

  • In a jar or bowl, combine oats, chocolate coconut milk, chia seeds, jam, and honey or maple syrup (whichever you are using). Stir until well combined and all the oats are covered in liquid. Cover and refrigerate overnight.
  • For serving, top with sliced almonds, strawberries chocolate chips or nuts of your choice. Enjoy this nutrilicious breakfast that will keep you full for hours!

Notes

To make the strawberry jam you will need:
  • 3 cups of fresh strawberries
  • 1/4 cup filtered water
  • 1 tbsp. maple syrup (or any sweetener of choice)
  • 2-3 tbsp. chia seeds
  • Juice of half a lemon
 
Add the strawberries, water and maple syrup to a non-sticky pan. Bring the mixture to a boil then reduce the heat to medium-low and simmer for 10-12 minutes stirring occasionally.
Try to mash some of the strawberries as you stir.
Remove the pot from the heat and add the chia seeds mixing well to incorporate all ingredients together, then let sit for 10 minutes.
Finally, stir inthe juice of 1/2  a lemon and transfer the mixture to  glass jar. 
Can be store in the refrigerator for up to two weeks
 

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