Apple Chia-Oat Parfaits with Creamy Tahini-Caramel

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8 h 10 min 6
Apple Chia-Oat Parfaits with Creamy Tahini-Caramel
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A great alternative to your morning smoothie during the colder months – while still giving you the boost of protein to kick-start your day.

Ingredients


3 tbsp Chia seeds (for Chia Pudding)
1 cup Rolled oats- Gluten Free (for Chia Pudding)
1 scoop fermented vegan proteins+ (vanilla), Genuine Health (for Chia Pudding)
1 tsp Apple Pie Spice (more or less to taste; for Chia Pudding)
2 1/2 tbsp Yoso Plain Unsweetened Coconut Yogurt (for Chia Pudding)
2 tbsp Apple (shredded; for Chia Pudding)
1 tbsp Maple syrup, pure (for Chia Pudding)
5 cup Almond milk, unsweetened (or any nut milk; for Chia Pudding)
2 medium Apple (cored & sliced 1/8” thick; for Spiced Apple Rings)
1 tsp Cinnamon (for Spiced Apple Rings)
1 tbsp Coconut oil (for Spiced Apple Rings)
1 tbsp Almond butter (for Caramel Sauce)
1/4 cup Maple syrup, pure (for Caramel Sauce)
5 tbsp Tahini (for Caramel Sauce)
2 tbsp Coconut oil (for Caramel Sauce)
4 date pitted Medjool date (diced; for Caramel Sauce)
1/8 tsp Cinnamon (a sprinkle; for Caramel Sauce)
1 tsp Vanilla extract, pure (for Caramel Sauce)
1/4 tsp Sea salt, fine (more or less to taste; for Caramel Sauce)

Instructions


1. Start by preparing the chia pudding. Combine chia seeds, rolled oats, protein powder, apple pie spice, coconut yogurt, maple syrup, shredded apple and almond milk into a large bowl. Let this sit for at least 6-8 hours. This step can be done the night before so it can sit in the fridge overnight.

 

2. Chop two apples into thin slices, approximately 1/8th inch thick and toss together with cinnamon and coconut oil until evenly coated,

 

3. To make the caramel sauce, place almond butter, maple syrup, tahini, coconut oil. pitted dates, cinnamon, vanilla and salt into a small pot over low heat and stir until everything is melted and mixed together. Once mixed completely, transfer to a small glass container until you are ready to make your parfait. Leftovers can be stored in an airtight container for up to 1 week.

 

4. Layer your parfait: Caramel sauce, chia pudding, chopped apples and nuts if desired. Repeat. Once complete, top with a drizzle of the caramel sauce and enjoy!

Notes:

Nutritional Highlights:

Apples

Contain a type of fiber called pectin that acts a prebiotic to feed the good bacteria in your gut. The fiber in apples also contributes to their blood sugar balancing properties.

Oats

Contain a soluble fiber called beta-glucan that helps to reduce bad LDL cholesterol, balance blood sugar and keep you regular.

Chia seeds

A tiny seed that contains heart healthy Omega-3 fatty acids, as well as plenty of fiber helping to keep you regular. It's also a wonderful source of calcium and magnesium.

Dates

Although high in natural sugars, dates are also incredibly nutritious. They are high in fiber, antioxidants, potassium and magnesium.


Nutrition Facts

Per Portion

Calories 476
Calories from fat 202
Calories from saturated fat 71
Total Fat 22.5 g
Saturated Fat 7.9 g
Trans Fat 0.0 g
Polyunsaturated Fat 5.7 g
Monounsaturated Fat 5.9 g
Cholesterol 0
Sodium 277 mg
Potassium 540 mg
Total Carbohydrate 56 g
Dietary Fiber 9.2 g
Sugars 25.7 g
Protein 12.2 g

Dietary servings

Per Portion


Fruit 0.5
Grain 1.3
Meat Alternative 0.7
Milk Alternative 0.8

Energy sources


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