Happy Monday! More appropriately Happy Meatless Monday! Anyone who stopped by yesterday knows that I have a recipe to share today. But first the weekend….
Yep! I don’t have much to share. And that is just ok with me. My weeks have been so busy – leaving at 6 a.m. getting home at 10 p.m. – I welcomed the less than busy weekend. I got a lot done too! Which is always a great feeling going into the week.
Because I had a few extra minutes on my schedule this weekend I was able to come up with two new recipes. Both are on the sweeter side, but 100% healthified. I am going to save one of the recipes for a rainy day (just think cheesecake). Today is all about chocolate….
- ½ Cup Old Fashioned Oats
- ⅓ Cup Chocolate Shakeology or other Chocolate Protein Powder
- 1 TSP Chia Seeds
- ½ Cup Original Almond Milk
- Sunflower Seeds (Optional Topping)
- Combine all ingredients in a mason jar and shake.
- Place in the refrigerator for at least 4 hours or overnight.
- Top with seeds/nuts of your choice for an extra crunch!
I can’t stop thinking about this breakfast. I have always liked my overnight oats best sans greek yogurt. I know a lot of people like this addition but for some reason I do not. Which is funny because I love greek yogurt by itself, but I don’t like it in my oats or smoothies. To each his own! Feel free to cut down the almond milk to 1/4 cup and add a 1/4 cup greek yogurt.
I know I mentioned last week but I am back to drinking/incorporating Shakeology (<-coach link) everyday. I started last Thursday and have been loving all the combos I have come up with. You will definitely see many more chocolate recipes on LSR since this is back in my life. I also love how much better I feel since drinking it again.
Even though it was a rainy Saturday here in Chicago, nothing was going to rain on my parade when I pulled these chocolate oats out of the fridge to enjoy for breakfast!
See you tomorrow for Tried it Tuesday! I hope you will join.
- Chocolate or Vanilla?
Chocolate everything….vanilla ice cream. I know it does not make sense.
- What was your favorite part of your weekend?
Getting caught up on life. I feel like my personal to do list was becoming a mile long. It felt great to start check some things off.