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chocolate oatmeal recipe | healthy chocolate oats | 5 minute chocolate oatmeal | Indian style chocolate oatmeal is a simple recipe served on the table using only 4 ingredients. Learn how to make healthy chocolate oats.
To make chocolate oatmeal, combine the peanut butter and ¾ cup of hot water in a deep bowl and mix well using a whisk. Immediately, add the oats, chocolate chips and salt and mix well. Cover with a lid and keep aside for 5 minutes. Open the lid and serve immediately.
Ready in a whizz, but irresistibly tasty, the 5 minute chocolate oatmeal is a snack that will bowl over young and old alike! A good dose of oats, perked up with peanut butter and chocolate chips, this is a completely no-fuss recipe with minimal ingredients.
Peanut butter adds in healthy fats along with protein, which gives a satiety value. Peanuts are a very good source of vitamin B 1 too, a nutrient which is necessary for energy metabolism in the body. Use it in Indian style chocolate oatmeal to make a healthy replacement to fried snacks.
Oats too are nourishing. The fibre in the oats helps to cleanse the system, while managing blood cholesterol levels. A small piece of dark chocolate is a wise pick rather than refined sugar. This is because dark chocolate has some antioxidants which can be beneficial. Thus healthy chocolate oats is a can be had as breakfast by heart patients and weight-watchers. However, we like most other recipes, moderation is the key for this recipe too!
This Indian style chocolate oatmeal is a great after-school snack for kids. You can also try other oats recipes like Oats Lollipop.
Tips for chocolate oatmeal. 1. Use a whisk to mix the peanut butter and hot water, as it ensures uniform mixing which is free of lumps. 2. Serving the dessert immediately is very important to avoid it from turning lumpy later.
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- Combine the peanut butter and ¾ cup of hot water in a deep bowl and mix well using a whisk.
- Immediately, add the oats, chocolate chips and salt and mix well.
- Cover with a lid and keep aside for 5 minutes.
- Open the lid and serve immediately.
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Chocolate oatmeal is made of 2 tbsp chocolate chips, 1/2 cup quick cooking rolled oats, 2 tbsp chunky peanut butter and a pinch of salt.
Use a whisk to mix the peanut butter and hot water, as it ensures uniform mixing which is free of lumps.
Serving the dessert immediately is very important to avoid it from turning lumpy later.
You can also make healthy chocolate overnight oats, using coconut milk and cocoa powder.
To make Indian style peanut butter recipe | homemade peanut butter | healthy peanut butter | you need unslated peanuts. This is how the peanuts are available in the market. You can easily get in from any grocery store.
To make Indian style peanut butter | homemade peanut butter | healthy peanut butter | put unsalted peanuts in the mixing jar. Never buy the salted peanuts from the market as they have too much salt and not healthy for you.
Add virigin coconut oil which is cold pressed for best health results. See why we use coconut oil? The MCT in Coconut oil reduces the LDL cholesterol (bad cholesterol) while increasing the count of HDL cholesterol, maintaining normal blood pressure and good for diabetics.
Blend it into a smooth paste. This is how the consistency of Indian style peanut butter | homemade peanut butter | healthy peanut butter | should be.
Our homemade peanut butter is ready, store it in a glass bottle covered with a lid in the refrigerator. Note that you need to cool the peanut butter and then put it in the fridge. NOTE that you can store the peanut butter at room temperature for 10 days or it stays good in the fridge for 30 days. This homemade peanut butter has a nice grainy mouth feel to it.
To make chocolate oatmeal recipe | healthy chocolate oats | 5 minute chocolate oatmeal | Indian style chocolate oatmeal, add 2 tbsp chunky peanut butter in a deep bowl. Peanut butter is a great source of mono-saturated healthy fats and good source of protein. A perfect healthy snack to have and its made with unsalted peanuts and coconut oil which is a great medium chain triglyceride. We recommend following this easy homemade peanut butter recipe which has ZERO preservatives and no hydrogenated vegetable fats.
Add ¾ cup of hot water.
Mix well using a whisk. Ensure that there are no lumps in the mixture.
Immediately, add 1/2 cup quick cooking rolled oats. Oats are a great source of protein for Vegetarians. It is rich in soluble fibre (to make it good for diabetics), which helps lower blood LDL cholesterol, the so-called "Bad" cholesterol. Whole Oats have an antioxidant called Avenanthramide (a polyphenol from oats) which helps lower blood pressure levels. Soluble fibre absorbs water and swells and to become gel like substance which helps in the absorption of nutrients like B Vitamins and minerals like Magnesium and Zinc which are key to a good heart. See here why oats are good for you?
Add 2 tbsp chocolate chips.
Add a pinch of salt.
Cover with a lid and keep aside for 5 minutes. The oats will get soaked in the mixture and the chocolate oatmeal recipe | healthy chocolate oats | 5 minute chocolate oatmeal | Indian style chocolate oatmeal will thicken.
Open the lid and serve immediately.
Chocolate Oatmeal – a filling breakfast.
The healthy fats in peanut butter gives a satiety value for longer hours. So it is perfect to begin your day with.
Peanuts give protein too which boosts metabolism. Thus weight watchers can enjoy this as an occasional snack.
We have used small amounts of dark chocolate to sweeten the oats, as dark chocolate has small amounts of antioxidants which can benefit us.
This snack also lends appreciable amounts of magnesium, phosphorus and vitamin A and fair amounts of zinc and potassium.
We suggest you substitute unhealthy deep fried and sugar laden breakfast or snack with this wholesome snack.
Nutrient values (Abbrv) per serving
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