Make healthy chocolate oatmeal in the microwave! It’s delicious and will fill you up! This QUICK breakfast is a yummy “morning bowl of goodness”.Make healthy chocolate oatmeal in the microwave! It's delicious and will fill you up! This QUICK breakfast is a yummy "morning bowl of goodness".I recently found a simple, quick recipe for Healthy Chocolate Oatmeal made in the microwave and thought I’d try it. After all, how bad could a healthy breakfast with oatmeal AND chocolate be for you, right?  The recipe makes one serving, but can be easily doubled.

Why Is It Called HEALTHY Chocolate Oatmeal?

The reason this chocolate oatmeal can be considered “healthy” is that it is made with non-fat milk, unsweetened cocoa powder and artificial sweetener (no sugar!).  And guess what?  It is yummy!

This is a perfect for those of you, who like me, have a deep love of all things chocolate, and find it appealing, even in a bowl of healthy OATMEAL! Chocolate for the win!

The best part is that making healthy chocolate oatmeal is as simple as stirring up the ingredients and cooking it in the microwave until done. That’s it!!  Here’s how to make this yummy breakfast treat:

How To Make Healthy Chocolate Oatmeal

Mix the oats, milk, cocoa powder and sweetener together in a microwave safe bowl. Continue to stir (it takes a minute or two to get the cocoa stirred in, but it WILL get there, so keep stirring- trust me!).

Oats, cocoa powder and sweetener are placed into microwave safe bowl.

Milk is added to oats, and cocoa powder before mixing.

Microwave The Oatmeal

Place the bowl in microwave. Microwave on HIGH power for 2 minutes and 15 seconds. Stir oats every 45 seconds (total of 3 times), until the oatmeal has significantly thickened.

Remove the oatmeal from the microwave, being careful, because it is HOT. Let the oatmeal rest for just a minute before serving. If desired, top with a few sliced raw almonds.

Note: Here is where I transferred the cooked oatmeal to a pretty dish for photographing it, but that is not necessary!

Healthy chocolate oatmeal is topped with almonds after being microwaved.
Add an additional splash of milk (if oatmeal is a bit too thick for your liking). Stir, serve and enjoy!

A little milk added to chocolate oatmeal to blend.

It couldn’t be simpler to enjoy a hot, filling bowl of CHOCOLATE oatmeal for breakfast, without adding a lot of additional calories or sugar to your morning! Hope you will consider trying this easy recipe. Have a wonderful day, friends.

Looking For More Breakfasts Using OATS?

You can find all of my recipes in the Recipe Index, located at the top of the page. A few recipes that use oats include:

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Healthy Chocolate Oatmeal
Prep Time
3 mins
Cook Time
2 mins
Total Time
5 mins
 
Make healthy chocolate oatmeal in the microwave! It's delicious and will fill you up! This QUICK breakfast is a yummy "morning bowl of goodness".
Category: Breakfast
Cuisine: American
Keyword: healthy chocolate oatmeal
Servings: 1 serving
Calories Per Serving: 197 kcal
Author: JB @ The Grateful Girl Cooks!
Ingredients
  • 1/3 cup old-fashioned oats (not instant)
  • 2/3 cup non-fat milk
  • 2 Tablespoons unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 1 teaspoon Truvia (or Stevia packet)
For serving (optional):
  • A few sliced raw almonds
  • A splash of milk (to thin out oatmeal, if desired)
Instructions
  1. Mix the oats, milk, cocoa powder and sweetener together in a microwave safe bowl. Continue to stir (it takes a minute or two to get the cocoa stirred in, but it WILL get there-trust me!).
  2. Place the bowl in microwave. Microwave on HIGH power for 2 minutes and 15 seconds. Stir oats every 45 seconds (total of 3 times), until the oatmeal has significantly thickened.
  3. Remove oatmeal. Let stand for a minute or so before serving. If desired, top with a few sliced raw almonds, and additional splash of milk (if oatmeal is too thick). Stir, serve and enjoy!
Nutrition Facts
Healthy Chocolate Oatmeal
Amount Per Serving (1 g)
Calories 197 Calories from Fat 36
% Daily Value*
Fat 4g6%
Saturated Fat 1g6%
Cholesterol 3mg1%
Sodium 72mg3%
Potassium 504mg14%
Carbohydrates 32g11%
Fiber 6g25%
Sugar 8g9%
Protein 11g22%
Vitamin A 335IU7%
Calcium 226mg23%
Iron 2.5mg14%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

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4 Comments on Healthy Chocolate Oatmeal

    • Hi there. I simply use a very sharp knife and carefully slice the length of the almond into very thin slices. Have a good day.

  1. Hi, JB
    What fun recipes you have! Looking forward to this chocolate oatmeal this morning! I’ll be subscribing for sure!

    • Hope you enjoy it, Sharon! Thank you so much for your sweet note! We sure enjoyed having you guys over the other afternoon! Love, JB

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