Coconut Oat Smoothie Bowl & Sesame Quinoa Cereal

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10 min 45 min 12
Coconut Oat Smoothie Bowl & Sesame Quinoa Cereal
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Ingredients


1 cup whole Almonds, raw (roughly chopped, for quinoa cereal)
1/2 medium Banana (s) (for smoothie)
1/2 cup Cashew nuts, raw (roughly chopped, for quinoa cereal)
1 tbsp Chia seeds, ground (for smoothie)
2 tbsp Coconut flakes (topping)
1 cup Coconut milk, sweetened (for smoothie)
1/4 cup Coconut oil (melted, for quinoa cereal)
2 tbsp Dark chocolate chips (topping)
1/4 cup Flaxseeds (for quinoa cereal)
3/4 cup Honey (for quinoa cereal)
1/2 mango Mango (chopped, sliced, topping)
4 leaf Mint, fresh (topping)
3 1/4 cup Quinoa, cooked (for quinoa cereal)
1/3 cup Rolled oats, dry (for smoothie)
1 pinch Salt (for smoothie)
1 pinch Salt (for quinoa cereal)
1/2 cup Sesame seeds, black (or white seeds, for quinoa cereal)
1/2 tsp Vanilla extract, pure (for smoothie)
1/2 tbsp Vanilla extract, pure (for quinoa cereal)

Instructions


To make the Crunchy Black Sesame Quinoa Cereal:
Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F. Line 2 baking sheets 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 (if using) 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 chocolate chips. Add some mint and coconut flakes if desired!

Notes:

*Optional to add 1 tsp of instant coffee to quinoa cereal.

Nutrition Facts

Per Portion

Calories 376
Calories from fat 187
Calories from saturated fat 59
Total Fat 20.8 g
Saturated Fat 6.5 g
Trans Fat 0.0 g
Polyunsaturated Fat 4.9 g
Monounsaturated Fat 7.6 g
Cholesterol 0.1 mg
Sodium 42 mg
Potassium 334 mg
Total Carbohydrate 41 g
Dietary Fiber 5.9 g
Sugars 21.5 g
Protein 8.5 g

Dietary servings

Per Portion


Fruit 0.1
Grain 0.8
Meat Alternative 0.9

Energy sources


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