1⁄2 banana – the riper the better
1⁄3 cup porridge oats
3⁄4 cup milk (dairy or plant based)
1 tbsp chia seeds or flax seeds
1 tbsp nut butter (optional)
1 tbsp of unsweetened desiccated coconut
1 tsp ground cinnamon
Dash vanilla essence
1⁄3 cup mixed berries (frozen works well here)
1. The night before you wish to eat the oats undertake the prep work: mash the banana
into a smooth paste before stirring in the porridge oats and chia seeds.
2. Stir in the rest of the ingredients and mix thoroughly until fully combined before
covering and placing in the fridge overnight. Note: at this stage the mixture may look a
little runny, that’s normal. Don’t worry as it will thicken overnight.
3. In the morning give the mixture a stir. You may need to loosen the mixture using some
milk or water a little as the chia/ flax seeds will have set into a jelly overnight, thickening
the whole mixture.
4. Decant into bowls and top with more berries, more coconut and more nut butter if you