Coconut Banana Oats with Sesame Quinoa Cereal

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10 min 45 min 9
Coconut Banana Oats with Sesame Quinoa Cereal
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1 cup whole Almonds, raw (roughly chopped, for quinoa cereal)
1/2 medium Banana (s) (for oat smoothie)
1/2 cup Cashew nuts, raw (roughly chopped, for quinoa cereal)
1 tbsp Chia seeds, ground (for oat smoothie)
1/2 tsp Coconut butter (melted, for topping)
1 tsp Coconut flakes, unsweetened (for topping)
1 cup Coconut milk, sweetened (divided, for oat smoothie)
1/4 cup Coconut oil (melted, for quinoa cereal)
29 gm Dark chocolate (chopped, for topping)
1/4 cup Flaxseeds (for quinoa cereal)
3/4 cup Honey (for quinoa cereal)
1 tsp Instant coffee, regular, powder (optional, for quinoa cereal)
1/2 mango Mango (sliced, for topping)
3 leaf Mint, fresh (for topping)
3 1/4 cup Quinoa, cooked (for quinoa cereal)
1/3 cup Rolled oats, dry (gluten free if desired, for oat smoothie)
1 pinch Salt (for oat smoothie)
1 pinch Salt (for quinoa cereal)
1/2 cup Sesame seeds, black (for quinoa cereal)
1 tsp Vanilla extract, pure (for oat smoothie)
1 tbsp Vanilla extract, pure (for quinoa cereal)


To make Crunchy Black Sesame Quinoa Cereal: Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F. Line 2 baking sheet with parchment or a silpat.

In a large bowl add the quinoa, almonds, cashews, sesame seeds and flax seeds. Stir in the honey, coconut oil, vanilla extract, instant coffee and a pinch of salt, Mix well. Dump the mixture out over the 2 prepared baking sheets and spread evenly. Bake for 35-50 minutes, stirring every 15 minutes until lightly golden brown all over.

Remove from the oven and allow to cool before storing.

To make the Coconut Banana Oats: Mix together the oats, 1/2 cup coconut milk, chia seeds, vanilla and salt in a small bowl. Cover and place in the fridge for for at least 30 minutes or preferably overnight. (Now is a good time to make the quinoa cereal). The next morning add the mixture to a blender along with the remaining 1/2 cup coconut milk and banana. Blend until smooth and creamy.

To Assemble the Bowl: Pour the creamy oats into a bowl. Top with the crunchy quinoa cereal, sliced mango and chopped chocolate. Add some mint and a drizzle of chocolate coconut butter or coconut butter if desired.

Recipe make 1 breakfast bowl, plus 8 servings of breakfast cereal.


Nutrition Facts

Per Portion

Calories 499
Calories from fat 247
Calories from saturated fat 78
Total Fat 27.4 g
Saturated Fat 8.7 g
Trans Fat 0.0 g
Polyunsaturated Fat 6.8 g
Monounsaturated Fat 10.1 g
Cholesterol 0.1 mg
Sodium 49 mg
Potassium 455 mg
Total Carbohydrate 55 g
Dietary Fiber 7.8 g
Sugars 28.8 g
Protein 10.9 g

Dietary servings

Per Portion

Fruit 0.2
Grain 1.1
Meat Alternative 1.2

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