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Chocolate Avocado Overnight Oat Parfaits

Chocolate Avocado Overnight Oat Parfaits Recipe   Do any of you have a special Friday ritual—a “treat-yo-self” (Parks & Rec anyone?) that you partake in on a weekly basis? 

I look forward to Fridays for many reasons, but one of them is simply that I get to start off my morning with these super creamy, chocolaty, and naturally sweetened parfaits—with a “secret ingredient”.

Let’s make chocolate avocado overnight oat parfaits!*

Chocolate Vegan overnight oats recipe on The Local Sprout food blogAvocado in oats—you may ask—is not as weird as it sounds. It has become socially acceptable to add avo to smoothies and pair it with chocolate desserts, so why not mix it into chocolate oatmeal with some creamy coconut yogurt?

The avocado in this recipe makes it extra creamy, adds some healthy fat, and gets some great nutrients in first thing in the morning. Do it. Add the avocado. You will not regret it.

Healthy gluten free and vegan chocolate breakfast recipeIf you don’t have a weekly Friday ritual, consider making these chocolate avocado overnight oat parfaits yours.

I hope you love this recipe as much as I do. My chocolate avocado overnight oat parfaits are:

Creamy

Chocolatey

Naturally Sweetened

Decadent

Thick

& so simple to make!

Avocado chocolate gluten free overnight oats recipe

If you like this recipe you might also like my strawberry shortcake breakfast bowl, chocolate zucchini porridge, blueberry-almond butter overnight oats, or creamy microwave oatmeal.

If you try this recipe, be sure to comment, leave a rating, and don’t forget to tag a photo #thelocalsprout on Instagram! I can’t wait to hear what you think!

Chocolate Avocado Overnight Oat Parfaits
 
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If you don’t have a weekly Friday ritual, consider making these chocolate avocado overnight oat parfaits yours—your Friday mornings will be that much better because of them. They are creamy, easy to make, naturally sweetened, and contain less than a dozen ingredients.
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Recipe type: Breakfast, Dessert, Snack
Cuisine: Gluten Free, Vegan, Nut Free
Serves: 2 jars
Ingredients
  • ½ cup rolled oats (ensure certified gf for gluten free eaters)
  • 1 banana, sliced
  • ½ avocado, sliced
  • ½ cup plant based milk
  • 1½ Tbsp. chia seeds
  • 2 Tbsp. cacao powder (or sub cocoa powder)**
  • ½ cup coconut yogurt
toppings (optional):
Instructions
  1. Add all ingredients except the coconut yogurt in a quart-sized mason jar. Mix and mash (a fork works well to mash the banana and avocado).
  2. Refrigerate overnight (or at least 3 hours).
  3. When ready to eat, divide the yogurt between two bowls or jars. Layer with the overnight oat mixture and optional toppings.
  4. Serve immediately. Leftovers will last refrigerated in airtight containers for up to 2 days.
Nutrition Information
Serving size: 1 bowl of 2 Calories: 403 Fat: 21.1g Saturated fat: 6.6g Carbohydrates: 52.6g Sugar: 14.4g Sodium: 32mg Fiber: 17g Protein: 14g Cholesterol: 52.6g

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