|Prep Time||5 Mins|
|Total Time||5 Mins|
1/2 cup almond milk
1 small banana, ½ mashed + ½ sliced
Sprinkle of cinnamon
Handful of pecans
Place Oats+Chia, Cacao+Coconut into a small pot & heat with almond milk.
Stir in mashed banana & cinnamon.
Place oats into a bowl & remaining sliced banana. Top with extra milk & a handful of pecans if desired. Enjoy.
Note – this recipe can also be made into healthy Cacao & Coconut Chia Muffins and Cacao & Coconut Chia Bliss Balls.
To make Cacao & Coconut Chia Muffins, simply place all ingredients in a mixing bowl, mix to combine & bake in muffin tins at 180C until cooked through.
To make Cacao & Coconut Chia Bliss Balls, simply allow cooked mixture to cool. Roll into small balls with hands and coat with cacao flakes.
Waking up to a bowl of this Creamy Cacao & Coconut Porridge with Banana & Cinnamon will warm you up on a cold winters morning & provide your body with essential nutrients to support a strong immune system. Not only does it contain wholesome carbohydrates that act as nutritional immune protectors, but this Creamy Cacao & Coconut oats has the added goodness of chia seeds, which will boost your iron, protein & omega-3 intakes, all of which will help keep you healthy & well this winter.
Recipe and commentary supplied by Rebecca Gawthorne, Dietitian & Nutritionist