Chocolate for breakfast is perfectly acceptable with this bowl of oatmeal which tastes like dessert! Chock full of protein (with or without protein powder!) gluten free and vegan- It's thick, creamy and can be enjoyed overnight oats style or warm!
In a bowl, mason jar, or portable container, add your oats, sweetener, cocoa powder and protein of choice, and mix well. Add water or milk. Mix again, until fully combined.
Place the protein oats in the refrigerator for at least 2 hours, or overnight.
Remove from the oats from the fridge and mix once more. If desired, add more milk/water, to desired texture. Add toppings and enjoy.
* Protein of choice is- 1 scoop of protein powder (32-34 grams/1/3 cup), 1/2 cup vegan protein yogurt, or 1/2 cup cottage cheese. Nutritional information is based on 1 serving of protein powder. To enjoy warm- Prepare the oats with just water/milk first, until liquid absorbed. Add your cocoa powder, sweetener, and protein of choice, and mix well. Add toppings and enjoy immediately.