Tropical Chia Seed Oats
These tropical chia seed oats feature pineapple, banana and toasted coconut for a delicious, healthy breakfast.
Plus, did you know that thanks to an enzyme they contain called bromelain, pineapples can help to reduce inflammation, provide pain relief and even help skin injuries heal faster?
As for bananas, being a good source of vitamin B6 once study has shown that they may help you live longer even if you skimp on sleep.
I love my bananas for a pre or mid-workout snack, easily digestible and packed with energy, they’re an ideal source of energy for performance. For more fun ways to add bananas to your diet, check out my 10 Easy Vegan Banana Snacks and Desserts.
To fuel up for active days, enjoy these simple and flavourful tropical chia seed oats for breakfast or as a quick snack during the day. Enjoy!
More Overnight Oats Recipes
Here are some more easy overnight oat recipes you’ll love:
- Apple Pie Overnight Oats
- Blueberry Muffin Overnight Oats
- Blueberry Banana Chia Overnight Oats
- Carrot Cake Protein Oats
- 1/2 cup quick oats
- 1 cup diced fresh pineapple (or canned pineapple chunks)
- 1 tbsp chia seeds
- 1 cup unsweetened almond milk
- 1/2 tsp pure vanilla extract
- 1 sliced banana
- 1–2 tbsp of toasted coconut
- Add the oats, pineapple, chia seeds, almond milk and vanilla to a container and stir or shake vigorously to combine.
- Place in the fridge overnight or at least for a few hours.
- When you’re ready to eat, top with the toasted coconut and sliced banana.
To make toasted coconut, spread unsweetened shredded coconut or coconut flakes on a baking sheet and toast at 350 degrees for 5-10 minutes until golden brown. Keep an eye on them, once they brown they’ll burn quickly!
If you’d like to make this higher in protein for a more balanced meal, mix in 1/2-1 scoop of your favourite vegan vanilla protein powder.
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