Breakfast in style with this healthy and delicious recipe for Chocolate and Berry Oat Pudding
1/3 cup rolled oats
1-2 tbsp chia seeds
1-2 tbsp ground flaxseeds
1 tbsp cacao
1 tbsp choc protein powder (optional- can leave this one out)
1 tbsp stevia/raw honey (or sweetener of choice)
1 tsp cinnamon
1 tbsp coconut oil (optional)
Pinch of nutmeg
1/2 cup mixed berries or 1/2 mashed banana (both are optional additions)
1/2 cup milk
1/2 cup water
Soak the chia, flaxseeds and oats in water the night before for better digestion of these foods.
In the morning – Add the oats, ground flaxseeds, chia seeds to heated saucepan on the stove- cover in 1/2 cup water and 1/2 cup almond milk and bring to the boil on your stove. Mix well until cooked.
Add tsp cinnamon, tbsp cacao, tbsp choc protein powder, coconut oil ( optional), tsp stevia/honey- stir again. Add more milk and water for a smoother consistency.
For optional berry compote: 1/3 cup mixed berries placed in a small pot with 1 tbsp coconut oil on the stove-heat until the berries become soft. Add a splash of warm water! Add sprinkle of cinnamon. Add berries to the pudding.
Top with anything you desire: Greek yoghurt, nuts/seeds, fresh berries, cinnamon.
Recipe created by Jessica Sepel, a qualified Sydney nutritionist, health blogger and wellness coach. She is the author of several eBooks, including the JSHealth Detox Plan and The Clean Life. Visit www.jessicasepel.com for more recipes, nutrition advice and wellness inspiration.