Carrot Cake Protein Overnight Oats & Warm Plum Apple Pie Topping
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Recipe type: Breakfast
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Serves: serves 2
 
This super healthy, energy power packed breakfast will keep you feeling full for hours! The flavor is so rich it almost tastes like dessert! YUM!
Ingredients
  • ¾ cup low-fat coconut milk
  • ½ cup plain low fat greek yogurt (or applesauce, pumpkin puree, or mashed banana)
  • 1 cup grated carrots
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • ½ teaspoon cinnamon
  • ¼ teaspoon all spice
  • ¼ teaspoon nutmeg
  • ¼ cup maple syrup (or 2 tbsp. baking stevia, or sweetener of choice)
  • 1 cup thick cut old fashioned oats (gluten-free for a gluten free meal)
  • ¼ cup vanilla protein powder
  • For Plum Apple Pie Topping
  • 1 small black plum, chopped
  • 1 medium apple, chopped
  • ½ cup pecans, chopped
  • ¼ teaspoon coconut oil
  • 1 teaspoon maple syrup
  • ½ teaspoon cinnamon
  • ¼ teaspoon all spice
Instructions
  1. Mix together all overnight oats ingredients and mix together well. Cover and set in refrigerator overnight (or for at least 2 hours).
  2. Right before you are ready to serve, heat a small skillet over medium heat and sauté chopped plum chopped apple, chopped pecans, coconut oil, maple syrup, cinnamon and all spice. Cook until just toasted and warm.
  3. Separate overnight oats mixture into three containers (about 1¼ cup each). Pour half of the warm apple plum pie mixture overtop and enjoy!
Notes
To make this an even lower calorie meal, make these substitutions:
Unsweetened almond milk for low-fat coconut milk
Substitute Apple Sauce for Greek Yogurt
Omit protein powder for ¼ cup additional oats
Nutrition Information
Serving size: 1¾ cup Calories: 435 Fat: 13.1 Carbohydrates: 59.9 Protein: 15.5
Recipe by Fresh & Happy at http://freshandhappy.com/2015/10/carrot-cake-overnight-oats-warm-plum-apple-pie-topping.html