Indulging in a breakfast that feels like a dessert? Yes, please! The Triple Chocolate Overnight Oats recipe takes your morning meal to a whole new level, combining the convenience of overnight oats with the decadence of chocolate. If you’re new to the concept of overnight oats, it’s a unique method that involves soaking oats with other ingredients in the fridge overnight, eliminating the need for traditional cooking.
What Sets Overnight Oats Apart:
Unlike the usual stovetop or microwave cooking methods, overnight oats rely on the magic that happens when oats are left to soak in the fridge. This allows the oats to absorb the liquid, resulting in a ready-to-eat, no-cook delight.
High-Protein Chocolate Bliss:
Our High-Protein Triple Chocolate Overnight Oats boast a creamy texture, delightful flavour, and the nutritional power of protein. This quick and easy recipe is a nutrient-packed option for breakfast, providing the energy boost you need to kickstart your day. Whether prepared the night before or over the weekend, it’s an ideal choice for meal prepping.
- ½ cup oats
- 1 cup Fairlife chocolate milk
- 1 tbsp chia seeds
- 1 tsp chocolate chips
- 1 tsp Dutch process cocoa powder
- 1 serving chocolate protein powder
The balance of carbohydrates, protein, and healthy fats in this recipe makes it a healthy choice for many. With a substantial 49 grams of protein per serving, it keeps you full and fueled until lunchtime.
Quick and Easy Preparation:
Whipping up these chocolate-infused oats is a breeze. In just five minutes, you can gather the ingredients, mix them in a jar, and let the magic happen in the fridge overnight.
Prepare these oats ahead of time and store them in the fridge for up to 5 days. Whether made the night before or at the beginning of the week, they are a versatile meal prep option.
Timing is Everything:
This recipe offers flexibility, allowing you to prepare it the night before, at the start of the week, or at least 4 hours before you plan to indulge in this chocolatey delight.
Enhancing Protein Content:
While oats alone lack significant protein, combining them with protein-rich sources enhances the benefits. In this recipe, chocolate milk and chocolate protein powder contribute not only protein but also a delightful flavour. Chia seeds, with their nutritional benefits, add a creamy texture to the mix.
Protein Powder Tips:
Serving sizes for protein powders vary, but a general guideline is to use one serving according to the package, typically weighing between 29 – 35 grams. Keep in mind that the oats will thicken overnight, so it’s better to lean towards a slightly runny consistency.
Chia Seeds – Not Just a Topping:
While chia seeds aren’t obligatory, their nutritional benefits and creamy texture enhancement make them a valuable addition. In this recipe, they play a crucial role, complementing the triple chocolate experience.
1 servings per container
Serving Size1 g
- Amount Per ServingCalories451
- % Daily Value *
- Total Carbohydrate
- Dietary Fiber 11g 44%
- Protein 49g 98%
* The % Daily Value tells you how much a nutrient in a serving of food contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.