This Chocolate Oatmeal Breakfast Bowl recipe is the perfect start to the day! A healthy, filling breakfast that will kick start your morning, and at the same time, a chocolate treat that will boost your mood for the day.
2TablespoonsBrown Sugar(use maple syrup, honey or any sweetener or skip all together)
2 1/2cupMilk( any type) **see notes
1/2cupbrewed coffee or espresso( optional or replace it with more milk)
Homemade Caramel Sauce
Use 2 large bowls, place 1/2 cup of oats in each bowl, 1 1/2 Tablespoons of cocoa Powder, 1/2 teaspoon vanilla, 1 tablespoon of chia seeds, 1 1/2 cups of milk and coffee total ( or all milk) in each bowl. Microwave the bowl for 2 minutes, mix the oatmeal with a spoon and microwave for another minute until it has bubbles.
*use 4 bowls and divide the above into 2 for a smaller size bowl.
Cover the bowl with plastic wrap and let it sit for at least 30 minutes or over night. Chill if you prefer a cold oatmeal.
Serve with your favorite toppings.
** This liquid produces a thick oatmeal closer to a pudding consistency, served cold. If you prefer a warm oatmeal, remove 1/4 cup of liquid per bowl. If you prefer a runny oatmeal texture, add an extra 1/4 cup to 1/3 cup of liquid per bowl.
Chocolate Oatmeal Breakfast Bowl
Amount Per Serving
Calories 466Calories from Fat 153
% Daily Value*
Saturated Fat 7g44%
Vitamin A 495IU10%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.