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Chocolate Brownie Oatmeal

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Quick Facts

Prep Time: 5 min.
Cook Time: 5 min.
Total: 10 min.
Unlike those heavy milk-chocolate indulgences, adding raw, unsweetened cocoa powder makes this dish healthy with tons of antioxidants and polyphenols.

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup rolled oats cooked with 1 1/2 cups of water
  • 1 tsp raw, unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 1/4 tsp cinnamon
  • 1/2 cup 1% organic milk
  • 1 Tbs walnuts
  • Stevia or Truvia to taste (I use about 2 packets of Stevia)

Directions

  • Cook the oats with 1 1/2 cups of water until the oats are fluffy and all the water has disappeared (I do this by cooking it for 2 minutes in the microwave, stirring, and cooking it for 2 more minutes.)
  • Add the cocoa powder and cinnamon to the cooked oats while they are still hot.
  • Stir until everything is fully combined and your oats have a deep chocolatey color.
  • Add the walnuts and the milk (you can add as much milk as you like. I use about 1/2 a cup to give the oats a nice creamy consistency).
  • Add the Stevia, and stir to combine until the oats have the consistency you like.
  • Enjoy the chocolatey brownie goodness of the oatmeal.

Nutrition Facts

Calories 267
  Calories from Fat 81 (30%)
(15%)Total Fat 10g
(9%)Saturated Fat 2g
Polyunsaturated Fat 4g
Monounsaturated Fat 1g
(2%)Cholesterol 5mg
(3%)Sodium 61mg
(6%)Potassium 210mg
Total Carbohydrate 37g
(22%)Dietary Fiber 6g
Sugars 7g
Sugar Alcohols 0g
(23%)Protein 11g
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
Nutrition facts are calculated by a food expert using nutritional values provided by the USDA for common products used as recipe ingredients. Actual nutritional values may differ depending on the amounts or products used and can be affected by cooking methods.

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