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4.19 from 16 votes

Coconut Oats Smoothie Bowl with Crunchy Black Sesame Quinoa Cereal + Mint.

A super delicious breakfast, snack, or even lunch if you are feeling it.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time45 mins
Total Time55 mins
Course: Breakfast, Main Course, Snack
Cuisine: American
Calories: 621kcal

Ingredients

Coconut Banana Oat Smoothie

Crunchy Black Sesame Quinoa Cereal

  • 3 1/4 cups cooked quinoa
  • 1 cup whole almonds roughly chopped
  • 1/2 cup whole cashews roughly chopped
  • 1/2 cup black sesame seeds may use white if needed
  • 1/4 cup flax seeds
  • 3/4 cup honey
  • 1/4 cup coconut oil melted
  • 1 tablespoon vanilla extract
  • 1 teaspoon instant coffee optional
  • good pinch of salt

Topping

  • half a mango chopped or sliced
  • 1 ounce dark chocolate chopped
  • leaves fresh mint
  • [Chocolate Toasted Coconut Butter | https://www.halfbakedharvest.com/sweet-banana-lumpia-milk-chocolate-toasted-coconut-butter/] or coconut butter melted for drizzling
  • unsweetened coconut flakes

Instructions

Crunchy Black Sesame Quinoa Cereal

  • Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F. Line 2 baking sheet with parchment or a silpat.
  • In a large bowl add the quinoa, almonds, cashews, sesame seeds and flax seeds. Stir in the honey, coconut oil, vanilla extract, instant coffee and a pinch of salt, Mix well. Dump the mixture out over the 2 prepared baking sheets and spread evenly. Bake for 35-50 minutes, stirring every 15 minutes until lightly golden brown all over. Remove from the oven and allow to cool before storing.

To make the Coconut Banana Oats

  • Mix together the oats, 1/2 cup coconut milk, chia seeds, vanilla and salt in a small bowl. Cover and place in the fridge for for at least 30 minutes or preferably overnight. (Now is when I would make the quinoa cereal). The next morning add the mixture to a blender along with the remaining 1/2 cup coconut milk and banana. Blend until smooth and creamy.

To Assemble the Bowl.

  • Pour the creamy oats into a bowl. Top with the crunchy quinoa cereal, sliced mango and chopped chocolate. Add some mint and a drizzle of chocolate coconut butter or coconut butter if desired. Eat!

Nutrition

Calories: 621kcal | Carbohydrates: 62g | Protein: 13g | Fat: 38g | Saturated Fat: 15g | Sodium: 89mg | Potassium: 572mg | Fiber: 9g | Sugar: 31g | Vitamin A: 110IU | Vitamin C: 4.9mg | Calcium: 189mg | Iron: 5.9mg