Wednesday, January 18, 2012

Dessert for Breakfast? Chocolate Oatmeal!


The kids have this for breakfast several days each week! They have yet to tire of it! So simple, nutritious, and sweet!

Chocolate Oatmeal

1 c Old-Fashioned Oats
water or almond milk
2 ripe bananas
1/4 c natural peanut butter
1-3 Tbsp ground flax seed
1-3 Tbsp chia seeds
1-3 Tbsp unsweetened cocoa (omit for "PB oatmeal")
a few semi-sweet chocolate chips

In a large glass bowl, add oats and cover with water or almond milk.
Cook for ~3 min in microwave.
Add remaining ingredients: bananas, peanut butter, flax, chia, and cocoa.
Mash banana and stir everything together.
Add milk if it seems dry or too hot for kids.
Top with a few chocolate chips, and ENJOY!

This is a breakfast high in fiber and healthy fat, as well as some protein, so it will keep you satisfied and energized all morning!

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