Chocolate Obsession Oatmeal
What You'll Need
2 cups unsweetened plant-based milk, divided
5-6 pitted dates
¾ cup rolled oats
1 ½ Tbsp cacao powder (or cocoa powder)
½ tsp cinnamon
1 Tbsp chia seeds
Fresh or frozen strawberries or dark cherries
How to Make It
1 Blend 1 cup of plant-based milk with dates in a blender until smooth.
2 In a medium saucepan, combine dates and plant-based milk mixture with the remaining milk and rest of the ingredients, except the berries.
3 Bring to a low boil and cook on medium-low until thickened, about 15 minutes.
4 Top with thawed dark sweet cherries or fresh strawberries.
Add more milk if you prefer a thinner oatmeal.
You can double or triple the recipe and store the leftovers in the fridge for the rest of the week.
You can also use ground flax seeds instead of chia seeds.
Top with your favorite fresh or frozen fruit of your choice.
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