Brownie Batter Oat-less "Overnight" Oats
Before you have another boring breakfast, be sure to try this delicious recipe. Who can say no to brownies for breakfast, especially healthy ones? Can’t get enough of this delicious creation by Emma from Better with Cake.
1/4 cup of almond meal
1 Tablespoon of flax meal (ground flaxseed)
1 Tablespoon of chia seeds
1 Tablespoon of cacao
1 Tablespoon of monk fruit sweetener - or sweetener of choice
1 teaspoon of vanilla
1 teaspoon of finely shredded coconut
1 teaspoon of cacao nibs
1 pinch of salt
1/2-1 teaspoon of instant espresso (or a shot of your fave brew) - optional to help enhance the richness of the chocolate
1/2 cup of vanilla almond milk - or milk of choice - more or less depending on how thick/thin you like your "oats"
Optional add ins
1 teaspoon of maca - for hormone balance
1-2 Tbsp Hemp seeds - Plant based protein, omega 3's, vitamins, minerals & essential amino acids
1-2 scoops of collagen - for an extra boost of protein and gut healing goodness
1 scp protein powder - for extra protein
Optional for serving
Coconut or Greek style yogurt
Place all of your oatmeal ingredients into a bowl and stir to combine. Note - If you add protein powder you will need to add an extra 1/4 cup (possibly more depending on which type/brand you use ) of liquid - water or milk, whichever you prefer.
Let it sit for a minute or two to thicken.
Top with toppings of choice.
Notes: I like to eat mine cold but, you can totally serve them hot if you prefer. Just pop everything into a pot and heat on the stove (or in the microwave).
The longer they sit, the thicker they get so, if you are making them ahead of time (such as the night before) you make need to add some extra milk before serving.