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Recipe: Chunky monkey overnight oats

Written by Margo White | Monday, 14 March 2022

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Chunky monkey is a mixture of walnuts, coconut, banana and cacao! It’s full of fibre and protein, naturally sweet, chewy, crunchy and delicious!


  • 1 banana mashed
  • 1/2 cup whole rolled oats
  • 1/2 cup coconut or almond milk
  • 1 tablespoon desiccated coconut
  • 4 chopped walnuts, plus extra for serving
  • 1 teaspoon chia seeds
  • 1 teaspoon maple syrup
  • 1/2 teaspoon cacao nibs, plus a sprinkle for serving


  1. In a small bowl mash 1/2 the banana with a fork.
  2. Add all the other ingredients to the bowl and stir together.
  3. Place in the refrigerator with a cover to sit for three hours, or overnight.
  4. In the morning top with extra walnuts, cacao nibs, sliced banana, a splash of milk and devour!

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Margo White

Margo is an Endeavour College of Natural Health alumni and completed her Bachelor of Health Science (Nutritional and Dietetic Medicine) in March 2021. Since graduating, Margo has been mentoring Endeavour students to prepare them emotionally, mentally, and practically for clinical subjects. Margo also runs her own clinic Whole Body Nutrition where she is the lead Nutritionist.

Margo's Nutrition journey began after the birth of her two children, who have inspired her towards healthy eating and cooking with wholefoods. When it comes to healing, Margo takes a whole-body approach. This encompasses not just food and diet, but the whole person including physical, mental and emotional health. Margo believes that food can be used as medicine to gently nourish, strengthen and support overall health and wellbeing.

Margo has a special interest in student mentoring, anxiety and stress management, fatigue, nutrition for teenagers and children, digestive health, skin health and women's health.

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