Banana Chocolate Chip Overnight Oats

Prep time: 2 minutes         Yield: 1 large serving or 2 small
  • 1/3 cup plain Greek yogurt
  • 1/2 cup (heaping) rolled oats
  • 2/3 cup unsweetened milk of choice
  • 1 tablespoon chia seeds or ground flax meal
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • Pinch of salt
  • 0-2 tablespoons honey or maple syrup
  • 1/2 ripe banana, chopped or mashed
  • 2 tablespoons chocolate chips
  1. Whisk together all ingredients in a medium-sized mixing bowl. Spoon into a jar with a tight-fitting lid.
  2. Close and refrigerate for at least 4 hours, but preferably overnight before eating.

 

  • Make it vegan: Use plant-based milk, plant-based yogurt, dairy-free chocolate chips, and maple syrup for sweetener.
  • Make it sugar-free: Drop the sweetener and use a whole banana.
  • Make it gluten-free: Use gluten-free oats.

Cilantro Lime Shrimp with Zucchini Noodles

 

  • 1 lb (450g) shrimp, shelled and deveined
  • 2 + 1 tablespoons olive oil
  • 4 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 pinch red pepper flakes (optional)
  • 1/4 cup vegetable broth
  • 1 teaspoon honey
  • Juice of 1 1/2 lime
  • 3 medium zucchini, spiralized or cut into noodles
  • Salt and fresh cracked pepper to taste
  • 1 teaspoon lime zest
  • 2 tablespoons cilantro, chopped

Directions

1. In a bowl, combine 2 tablespoons olive oil, garlic, red pepper flakes, 1 tablespoon cilantro, honey, lime juice and lime zest. Add uncooked shrimp and toss to mix well. Marinate for 15 to 20 minutes.

2. Heat 1 tablespoon olive oil in a pan over medium-high heat, add the drained shrimp, cook for 2 minutes, flip, and add the marinade. Cook for 1 more minute and set the shrimp aside.

3. In the same skillet add vegetable broth to deglaze and simmer for 2 minutes. Add the zucchini noodles and cook until just tender, about 2 minutes. Add the shrimp and adjust seasoning. Toss everything and serve immediately topped with additional cilantro, enjoy!

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