Dave Zinczenko's espresso oatmeal recipe

A wholesome and hearty breakfast

The author opens up about his new book, "Zero Belly Breakfasts," and shares his avocado toast recipe.
Difficulty: Easy
Cook Time: min

ABC News Nutrition and Wellness Editor Dave Zinczenko is out with a new book, "Zero Belly Breakfasts," applying his wellness principles to the "most important meal of the day." Try his recipe for a smoothie with turmeric, a medicinal root that contains curcumin, which is said to naturally reduce inflammation.


  • 1 cup oatmeal
  • 1/2 cup unsweetened coconut milk
  • 1/2 cup of your favorite coffee
  • 1 teaspoon chia seeds
  • 1 teaspoon cocoa powder
  • Cooking Directions

    Combine all of the ingredients in a mason jar. Close the jar.

    Refrigerate overnight for at least 5 hours.

    It keeps for 4 days max.

    Nutritional Information: 347 calories; 8.4 g fat (3.1 g saturated); 8 mg sodium; 58.4 g carbs; 10.1 g fiber; 0.8 g sugar; 11.7 g protein.

    From the book Zero Belly Breakfasts by David Zinczenko. Copyright © 2017 by David Zinczenko. Reprinted by arrangement with Ballantine Books, an imprint of Random House, a division of Penguin Random House LLC. All rights reserved.d.

    Recipe Summary

    Main Ingredients: coconut light milk, coconut oil, frozen pineapple, banana, turmeric, hemp seeds

    Course: Breakfast

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