Overnight Oats

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1 part porridge oats

1 part natural yogurt

1 part milk of your choice

(I used about 3 tablespoons each of oats, yogurt and milk. You can use more or less depending on how much you think you will eat. Just keep the ratio at about 1:1:1)

1 tablespoon chia seeds (optional)

Toppings of your choice (such as fruit, nuts, seeds, honey, etc.)

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Step 1: Before you go to bed put oats, yogurt, milk and chia seeds (if using) into bowl or container. Mix everything together. Cover and put in fridge. 

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Step 2: In the morning take it out of the fridge and add whatever toppings you feel like. I put blueberries, banana and mixed nuts. Enjoy for breakfast. 

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Chocolate Granola

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Porridge oats (about 100g)

2 tablespoons linseeds

2 tablespoons chia seeds

2 tablespoons pumpkin seeds

1 tablespoon cacao nibs

1 teaspoon cacao powder

2 tablespoons coconut oil

1 tablespoon honey

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Step 1: Put porridge oats, linseeds, chia seeds, pumpkin seeds, cacao nibs and cacao powder in a mixing bowl. Mix well. 

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Step 2: Melt coconut oil in a saucepan over a low heat. 

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Step 3: Add coconut oil to mixing bowl along with 1 tablespoon of honey. Mix everything together well. 

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Step 4: Put mixture in baking dish lined with parchment paper. Bake in office preheated to 160 c for 15 minutes. Then reduce heat to 110 c and bake for a further 30 minutes. 

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Step 5: Allow to cool. Then store in a container. Enjoy some for breakfast with fruit and yogurt. 

Granola

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Dates

Porridge oats

Mixture of nuts (such as almonds, cashews, hazelnuts, walnuts)

Seeds (such as chia, linseed, sesame)

cacao nibs (optional)

honey

olive oil

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Step 1: Blend about 15 dates with a few drops of milk or water in the nutri bullet (or alternative blender) to form a paste. Add to mixing bowl.

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Step 2: Add about 200g of porridge oats, 2 handfuls of mixed nuts and 2 tablespoons of seeds to mixing bowl. Add 1 tablespoon of cacao nibs if using (these will give it a nice chocolate taste). Mix everything together well.

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Step 3: Add 1 tablespoon of honey and 1 tablespoon of olive oil. Mix well.

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Step 4: Transfer mixture to baking dish lined with parchment paper. Spread evenly. Bake it in oven preheated to 160 c for 15 minutes. Then reduce temperature to 110 c and bake for another 30 minutes.

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Step 5: It should look like this when it comes out of the oven. Leave to cool.

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Step 6: Break into pieces and store in a container. Enjoy some for breakfast with fresh berries and natural yogurt. 🙂