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Chocolate Peanut Butter Oatmeal (Vegan, Gluten Free)

  • Author: Alex Aldeborgh
  • Prep Time: 1 minute
  • Cook Time: 5 minutes
  • Total Time: 6 minutes
  • Yield: serves 2
  • Category: breakfast

Description

A healthy, easy, and filling breakfast that tastes like dessert! Chocolate peanut butter oatmeal will become your new favorite way to prepare oatmeal.


Ingredients

Scale
  • 1 3/4 cups water (or milk of choice)
  • 1 cup old fashioned rolled oats
  • 1 tbsp chia seeds
  • 1 ripe banana, mashed
  • 2 tbsp cacao or cocoa powder
  • 3 tbsp peanut butter, divided
  • Optional: chocolate chips for topping

Instructions

  1. Bring water or milk to a boil in a small saucepan.
  2. Add the oats and chia seeds, stirring to combine. Reduce heat to a gentle simmer.
  3. Cook oats for 3-5 minutes, stirring occasionally, until thickened up and all the water has been absorbed.
  4. Stir in the mashed banana and cacao powder until well combined.
  5. Portion into two cereal bowls, and add a drizzle of peanut butter to each bowl of oatmeal.
  6. Stir to combine everything. Add chocolate chips, if using.

Notes

  • Best served immediately.

Keywords: gluten free, vegan, chocolate peanut butter oatmeal