Overnight Mocha Oats

Overnight Mocha Oats

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Ingredients:

  • ¾ cup steel-cut oats
  • 1 scoop unflavored or vanilla protein powder (if desired)
  • 2 tbsp. chia seeds
  • 1 tbsp. cocoa powder
  • 1 tbsp. honey or pure maple syrup
  • ½ tsp. cinnamon
  • 1 cup brewed coffee
  • ½ cup milk
  • ½ cup of frozen or thawed cherries, halved
  • ¼ cup almonds or hazelnuts, chopped

Directions:

  1. In a glass container, stir together oats, protein powder, chia, cocoa powder, honey or maple syrup, and cinnamon. Pour in coffee, stir again, and cover. Chill mixture overnight.
  2. In the morning, place oat mixture in serving bowls and top with milk (warmed in the microwave , if you prefer), cherries, and nuts.
  • 455 calories
  • 23 grams protein
  • 63 grams carbs
  • 15 grams fat
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