Tuesday, February 8, 2011

Powerful Overnight Breakfast
Recipe and photo from www.activevegetarian.com

This will take about 10 min of preparation the night before however the next morning you will have a super healthy and delicious breakfast waiting for you.

This is what you will need:


◦1/4 cup chia seeds
◦1/4 cup dried coconut
◦1/4 cup raw cashews soaked for 2 hours and drained
◦1 cup almond milk (or water for a less calorie version)
◦1 Tbs cacao powder
◦8 dates pitted dates
◦1 banana
◦1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
◦1/2 teaspoon lemon juice
◦pinch of salt

Place all ingredients (except the coconut and chia seeds) in a high speed blender and process until smooth. Mix the chia seeds with coconut in a larger bowl. Pour mixture into a well combined bowl of chia seeds and coconut and mix well.

The chia seeds will take on a gelatinous texture/appearance as the seed can soak up to 10 times it’s weight in water.

Divide the mixture into 2 glasses or bowls and transfer into the fridge.

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