Raspberry Chocolate Chunk Oats (vegan, gluten free, naturally sweetened)

A simple recipe for a nourishing and sweet breakfast


Raspberry & chocolate is another one of those combinations that when added to a recipe, makes anything feel like a sweet dessert! These oats are great for earlier in the day because they filling and nourishing, but they also make a great snack, especially when looking for a healthier alternative for a sweet craving!


Here are just some of the benefits of the ingredients that make up these oats:


Raspberries- good source of vitamin C; rich in antioxidants; high in fiber

Oats- good source of nutrients, fiber, & protein; rich in antioxidants

Chia seeds- another good source of nutrients & protein; rich in antioxidants; high in omega-3 acids (more than salmon!)

Pumpkin seeds- a good source of iron


Full recipe below:

Ingredients:


1/2 cup oats (gluten-free)

1/2 cup non-dairy milk (or water)

1/2 cup raspberries

1/2 tbsp chia seeds

1 tbsp pumpkin seeds

1/2 tbsp vegan chocolate chips


Optional additional topping:

1 tbsp maple syrup (for a bit more sweetness)

2-3 tbsp chocolate granola (for an extra crunch)

Recipe: https://www.faustinemicheyl.com/post/chocolate-granola-vegan-gluten-free-naturally-sweetened


Step by step:

  1. To a small saucepan on medium heat, add in your oats and non-dairy milk

  2. Stir the ingredients together and allow to cook for approximately 4-5 minutes, or until the oats reach a boil and are cooked through

  3. If using frozen berries, stir in your fruits

  4. When oats are ready (and berries are de-frosted) carefully transfer them to a heat safe bowl

  5. Top with chia seeds, pumpkin seeds, chocolate chips, and any additional toppings

  6. Serve and enjoy!

Tip: For overnight or cold oats, place all ingredients into an airtight container; mix or shake until the ingredients are well combined; allow to sit in the fridge for at least 4 hours, serve, and enjoy!

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