Healthy Double Chocolate Brownie Batter Overnight Oats

Waking up and eating a great big jar of brownie batter is pretty much how I would describe my dream morning. But thanks to this healthy double chocolate brownie batter overnight oats recipe, my dream becomes a reality at least one morning each week! Yes, I know – the title is a bit on the long side, right? But every word was so essential that I just couldn’t leave any out.

Healthy Double Chocolate Brownie Batter Overnight Oats Recipe - a super-simple, delicious and healthy breakfast dish that only takes a couple of minutes to throw together on an evening. Perfect for grabbing and rushing out the house on busy mornings. It really does taste as good as brownie batter! | www.happyhealthymotivated.com

Healthy: this recipe is full of wholesome ingredients – fibre-packed oats, calcium-loaded dairy and anti-oxidant-filled cocoa

Double: if there are two types of chocolate, I’m sure you wanna know about it

Chocolate: chocolate for breakfast!

Brownie: dessert for breakfast!

Batter: ooey-gooey texture

Overnight: no time spent rushing around in the morning trying to make this breakfast

Oats: because I eat oats in some way, shape or form every single day

Healthy Double Chocolate Brownie Batter Overnight Oats Recipe - a super-simple, delicious and healthy breakfast dish that only takes a couple of minutes to throw together on an evening. Perfect for grabbing and rushing out the house on busy mornings. It really does taste as good as brownie batter! | www.happyhealthymotivated.com

I’ve been using 85% cocoa extra dark chocolate in my overnight oats recipes recently – in place of standard dark chocolate with a lower cocoa content – and I can definitely taste the difference. It’s true that 85% cocoa chocolate has a more bitter taste, but it’s also loads richer, which means a small bit goes a long way. In this recipe, I used a single square of dark chocolate, which roughly equates to 1 tablespoon of chocolate chips. If you go for the 85% cocoa option, you might find that 1 square/1 tablespoon is too rich for breakfast, so maybe try half that amount first.

Healthy Double Chocolate Brownie Batter Overnight Oats Recipe - a super-simple, delicious and healthy breakfast dish that only takes a couple of minutes to throw together on an evening. Perfect for grabbing and rushing out the house on busy mornings. It really does taste as good as brownie batter! | www.happyhealthymotivated.com

As well as switching to 85% cocoa dark chocolate for my overnight oats recipes, I’ve also been snacking on it in place of ordinary chocolate. If you’re looking to cut down your sugar or chocolate in-take, this is a superb way to do it! This type of chocolate is so rich that I literally cannot even manage a single piece in one go and normally end up eating just 1/3 or so before feeling a state of total chocolate bliss. So if you make the switch, you’ll still get to indulge in chocolate heaven, but won’t over-eat because you simply won’t want to.

Healthy Double Chocolate Brownie Batter Overnight Oats Recipe - a super-simple, delicious and healthy breakfast dish that only takes a couple of minutes to throw together on an evening. Perfect for grabbing and rushing out the house on busy mornings. It really does taste as good as brownie batter! | www.happyhealthymotivated.com

The higher the cocoa content of chocolate, the better it is for you because it contains more anti-oxidants and minerals. Seriously – I’m not lying. Chocolate really can be good for you! In the right form and quantities, of course. I’m not suggesting that you should eat a bar of chocolate each morning for breakfast, but a small amount mixed in with other nutritious ingredients – like you get in this recipe – is a great way to start your day.

Healthy Double Chocolate Brownie Batter Overnight Oats Recipe - a super-simple, delicious and healthy breakfast dish that only takes a couple of minutes to throw together on an evening. Perfect for grabbing and rushing out the house on busy mornings. It really does taste as good as brownie batter! | www.happyhealthymotivated.com

Healthy Double Chocolate Brownie Batter Overnight Oats Recipe - a super-simple, delicious and healthy breakfast dish that only takes a couple of minutes to throw together on an evening. Perfect for grabbing and rushing out the house on busy mornings. It really does taste as good as brownie batter! | www.happyhealthymotivated.com

Healthy Double Chocolate Brownie Batter Overnight Oats

Prep Time 5 mins
Total Time 4 hrs 5 mins
Servings 1 serving

Ingredients
  

  • 1/2 cup oats
  • 1 tablespoon brown sugar
  • 1 tablespoon cocoa powder
  • 1 tablespoon dark chocolate chips
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/3 cup skimmed milk
  • 1/3 cup fat-free natural yoghurt

Instructions
 

  • Place all the ingredients together in a medium-size bowl and stir until everything is well combined.
  • Pour into a serving jar and leave in the fridge for at least 4 hours for the oats to soften before serving.

Healthy Double Chocolate Brownie Batter Overnight Oats Recipe - a super-simple, delicious and healthy breakfast dish that only takes a couple of minutes to throw together on an evening. Perfect for grabbing and rushing out the house on busy mornings. It really does taste as good as brownie batter! | www.happyhealthymotivated.com

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