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Only 2 days in and this is already a participant favorite! Hot or cold - it's a great way to start your morning. And super easy too!
Cherry Rhubarb Overnight Oats
½ cup rolled oats
2 Tablespoons chia seeds
½- ¾ cup cherry rhubarb compote (recipe below)
¾ cup unsweetened coconut or nut milk
2 Tablespoons toasted pecans
1 teaspoon pure maple syrup
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
1 teaspoon cinnamon
Add all ingredients to a pint sized mason jar and stir to combine. Seal the jar and refrigerate overnight. Enjoy chilled or warmed the next morning.
TIP: Make several assembly-line style and use for quick easy meals throughout the week.
4cups rhubarb, sliced into ½ -1 inch cubes
1 Tablespoon vanilla
¼ cup maple syrup
2 cups cherries, fresh or frozen
Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Combine rhubarb, vanilla and maple syrup in mixing bowl until rhubarb is evenly coated. Place on a baking sheet and bake for 15-20 minutes or until rhubarb is softened. Remove from the oven and cool until room temperature. Mix in cherries and refrigerate or add straight to overnight oats and crispy quinoa.