Chocolate and peanut butter flavors combine in their classic way, to create an easy, and delicious breakfast. Chocolate Peanut Butter Oatmeal is a fun and unique combination to change up your oatmeal.
Trying to find something healthy for breakfast that doesn’t leave me starving an hour later, is difficult.
We’ve really gotten into oatmeal lately, and trying new flavors and combinations is a must to keep it interesting.
I had a jar of PB2 and I wanted to do something with it.
I love peanut butter, but I thought a peanut butter/chocolate combo would be amazing.
Thus we began the task of figuring out the perfect ratio of ingredients to get a flavor we loved.
What you will find below, is the final result.
You don’t have to use pb2, you can use actual peanut butter.
However, the nutrition information included is based on the use of PB2.
You can also substitute powdered hot cocoa for the unsweetened cocoa and sugar, if you’d rather do that.
But again, nutrition information will be different.
Chocolate Peanut Butter Oatmeal
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My calorie equations are based on the products I use and are entered into MyFitnessPal as such.
I make no claims to the accuracy of this information.
Chocolate Peanut Butter Oatmeal Recipe
- ½ cup Quaker 1 minute Quick Oats
- 1 Tablespoons of Hershey’s Unsweetened Cocoa
- 2 tablespoons of PB2 you can also use peanut butter, but the calories were totaled using PB2
- 2 teaspoons 1 packet of Splenda (or other sweetener of choice)
- pinch of salt
- Whisk the oats, cocoa mix, peanut butter, salt, and 3/4 cup of water in a medium microwave-safe bowl until well combined.
- Microwave on high for 2 1/2 – 3 minutes, or until thickened. Stir and serve immediately.
- Makes one serving