When you wake up with chocolate on your mind - try this recipe to satisfy your taste buds, while nourishing your body. No matter what your eating style: vegan, gluten free, or dairy free; this recipe is for you!
½ tbsp flaxseed meal 1½ cup water room temperature 1 cup rolled oats 3 Medjool dates 8 cashews unsalted 2 tbsp cocoa powder 1 cup soy milk
Combine flaxseed meal and 2 tbsp water in a small bowl. Stir until well-combined. Cover and let flaxseed mixture sit in the refrigerator for 15 minutes. Meanwhile, in a blender, mix together the oats, dates, cashews, cacao powder,1 cup of water and milk of choice until you have a product with medium consistency (non-paste-like). Carefully transfer the mixture into a saucepan. Add the flaxseed mixture and 1/2 cup of water to the pot and mix well. Cook over low-medium heat for about 8 minutes. Let sit for 2-3 minutes, transfer to serving plates, and add desired toppings. Enjoy!
Add a splash of milk if you prefer a thinner consistency
Fresh or dried fruit of choice
1 tbsp seeds, like pumpkin or chia
Calories: 346 kcal Carbohydrates: 61 g Protein: 12 g Fat: 9 g Saturated Fat: 2 g Polyunsaturated Fat: 3 g Monounsaturated Fat: 3 g Trans Fat: 1 g Cholesterol: 1 mg Sodium: 49 mg Potassium: 683 mg Fiber: 10 g Sugar: 26 g Vitamin A: 54 IU Vitamin C: 1 mg Calcium: 214 mg Iron: 3 mg