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Coconut oats parfait recipe - Women's Health & Fitness

Prep time: 1-12 hours; Cook time: 15 mins;

Ingredients (makes 2)

  • 1/3 cup rolled oats

  • 1 tbsp chia seeds

  • 2 tbsp shredded or flaked coconut

  • 1 tsp vanilla extract

  • 1 tbsp soaked and chopped almonds

  • ½ cup water

  • Berries (to layer)


Combine ingredients except berries in a glass jar. Let mixtures sit overnight (or for at least an hour). Layer the coconut oats in a glass with the berries.

Nutritional info: kJ: 1423; Fat: 22.1g; Carbs: 25g; Protein: 8.2g

Find this recipe in More of the Fit Woman's Secrets ($39.99, The Messenger Group). Photo credit: Shaelah Ariotti, Louise Smit, 2013,