Think you can’t have chocolate for breakfast? Think again! A little bit of cocoa powder goes a long way in this chocolate peanut butter overnight oats recipe. With a rich and creamy texture, sweet and salty flavour, and a balance of protein, fibre and healthy fats, these overnight oats are a delicious and nutritious way to start the day.
When life gets hectic and you’re trying to eat well, quick and easy recipes always seem to be the answer. Whether you’re in a rush to get out the door in the morning, trying to get the kids organized or simply want to hit snooze one extra time, taking some time to prepare breakfast ahead of time is a great way to give yourself an extra couple of minutes in the morning and overnight oats are a perfect solution.
Although designed as a make-ahead breakfast, these chocolate peanut butter overnight oats work equally well as snack or post-workout meal. By using milk, Greek yogurt and peanut butter in this recipe I was able to create overnight oats with 20 grams of protein and 7 grams of fibre, making it a very well-balanced meal. Not to mention, overnight oats store well in the fridge for days, so you can whip up several servings for easy grab-and-go meals and snacks for days to come.
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Chocolate Peanut Butter Overnight Oats
These chocolate overnight oats with peanut butter are a high-protein and high-fibre breakfast. Make a batch ahead of time and store them in the fridge for days to come.
- Prep Time: 5 minutes
- Total Time: 5 minutes
- Yield: 1 serving 1x
- Category: Breakfast
- Method: Overnight
- 1⁄2 cup rolled oats
- 1 tablespoon cocoa powder
- 1 pinch salt
- 3/4 cup milk or almond milk
- 2 tablespoons Greek yogurt
- 1 tablespoon maple syrup or honey
- 1 tablespoon peanut butter
- 1⁄4 cup fresh berries
- In a small jar or container, add the oats, cocoa powder and salt and stir to combine.
- Add milk, yogurt, maple syrup and peanut butter and stir until well combined.
- Cover with a lid and transfer to the fridge overnight.
- In the morning, remove the lid, give everything a good stir, and top with fresh berries to serve.
- Serving Size: 1 jar
- Calories: 414 calories
- Sugar: 18 grams
- Fat: 15 grams
- Carbohydrates: 51 grams
- Fiber: 7 grams
- Protein: 20 grams
Keywords: peanut butter, Greek yogurt, almond milk, easy, healthy, high protein
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