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Gluten-Free Chocolate Oatmeal

Sometimes you need a little comfort food in the morning. That's why I took a comfort food staple, oatmeal, and loaded it with healthy fats, fiber and a delicious chocolate flavor. Enjoy!
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time5 mins
Resting time2 mins
Total Time15 mins
Course: Breakfast
Cuisine: American
Keyword: breakfast, chocolate, easy breakfast recipe, oatmeal
Servings: 4 people
Calories: 199kcal
Author: Jenny Finke



  • Boil 3 cups of water in a saucepan. Add oats, cocoa powder and cinnamon. Stir well.
  • Reduce heat to low. Add dates and cover and simmer for 5 minutes. 
  • Remove from heat. Stir in flaxseeds and pumpkin seeds. Cover and let mixture rest for 2 minutes.
  • Add maple syrup to taste and mix well. Serve topped with fresh fruit or enjoy as-is.


Calories: 199kcal | Carbohydrates: 36g | Protein: 6g | Fat: 4g | Sodium: 4mg | Potassium: 281mg | Fiber: 5g | Sugar: 10g | Calcium: 44mg | Iron: 2.3mg