Chocolate almond butter overnight oats

A protein-packed way to indulge your sweet tooth

“Cocoa powder contains flavonoids, a plant-based substance that acts as an antioxidant and fights against inflammation," says Lisa Hayim, R.D. a registered nutritionist based in New York City. Plus, it has just 12 calories per tablespoon.

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photo by: Christine Han


½ cup old-fashioned oats
2 tablespoons unsweetened cocoa powder
1 tablespoon cacao nibs
2 tablespoons almond butter
¾ cup unsweetened vanilla almond milk



Place the first three ingredients in a glass jar and store in the refrigerator.


The night before consuming, add in the almond milk and nut butter and stir well.Place back in the fridge with the lid on. Enjoy in the morning.