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5-Minute Superfood Strawberry Chocolate Oatmeal

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Breakfast in under 5 minutes? This Superfood Strawberry Chocolate Oatmeal is a total AM gamechanger. Chockfull of protein, fiber and healthy fats and bursting with delicious chocolatey flavor, this oatmeal is creamy and decadent, and yet weightloss-friendly and totally guilt-free! 

Breakfast in under 5 minutes? This Superfood Strawberry Chocolate Oatmeal is a total AM gamechanger. Chockfull of protein, fiber and healthy fats and bursting with delicious chocolatey flavor, this oatmeal is creamy and decadent, and yet weightloss-friendly and totally guilt-free! 

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So the other day, I’m at my local Whole Foods and it was one of those grocery trips where I just went in to wander and see what looked good.

Greeting me right at the front entrance was big, beautiful organic strawberries on sale for $3!!!

YES! I love Spring and Summer produce. Is there anything better than a juice strawberry at the peak of ripeness?

Obviously, I bought 2 boxes and immediately started dreaming up recipes to use these berry beauties!

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Breakfast in under 5 minutes? This Superfood Strawberry Chocolate Oatmeal is a total AM gamechanger. Chockfull of protein, fiber and healthy fats and bursting with delicious chocolatey flavor, this oatmeal is creamy and decadent, and yet weightloss-friendly and totally guilt-free! 

But the next morning, I woke up and I was dead tired and absolutely starving and I knew a complicated breakfast was not in my future.

Sure I could’ve blended up a strawberry smoothie, but I was craving something warm.

At first, I thought, strawberries and cream oatmeal. Perfect. But then I caught sight of the chocolate ghee in my pantry and knew at once that I needed to make a strawberry chocolate oatmeal.

But not just any strawberry chocolate oatmeal–I wanted something super nutrient-dense, chockfull of protein, healthy fats and fiber to set me up for success for the rest of the day.

So I grabbed some superfoods (goji berries and camu camu powder), my collagen peptides, and chia seeds and got to work.

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Breakfast in under 5 minutes? This Superfood Strawberry Chocolate Oatmeal is a total AM gamechanger. Chockfull of protein, fiber and healthy fats and bursting with delicious chocolatey flavor, this oatmeal is creamy and decadent, and yet weightloss-friendly and totally guilt-free! 

How to Make Superfood Strawberry Chocolate Oatmeal

Alright, so grab the ingredients above. Add them to a bowl with some deliciously creamy whole milk and gluten-free oats and give it a good stir.

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What do you need next? 2 minutes. Seriously, that’s it. And this chocolate oatmeal is yours.

While you microwave the oatmeal, cut up the strawberries. It’s the perfect amount of time.

Then grab a big ol’ spoonful of chocolate ghee and swirl it into your oatmeal. Chocolate ghee?! Yes, you heard me right.

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Breakfast in under 5 minutes? This Superfood Strawberry Chocolate Oatmeal is a total AM gamechanger. Chockfull of protein, fiber and healthy fats and bursting with delicious chocolatey flavor, this oatmeal is creamy and decadent, and yet weightloss-friendly and totally guilt-free! 

I’ve long been obsessed with 4th & Heart’s flavored ghees, and any excuse I can find to use their new line of chocolate ghees, I take!

For this chocolate oatmeal recipe, I went with their Passionfruit Cacoa flavor and it did not disappoint.

Sounds indulgent, tastes like heaven, but is actually super healthy. Check it out:

This dairy-free scoop of creamy goodness lowers cholesterol and high blood pressure, reduces inflammation, actually lowers body fat, acts as a detoxifier, improves colon health, and supports healthy insulin levels. (source)

If that weren’t enough: Passionfruit is renowned for its natural calming effect and this low-glycemic chocolate spread–it’s naturally sweetened with dates–is chockfull of iron, fiber, and omega fatty acids. Certified Paleo, too!

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You can buy 4th & Heart’s ghee at Thrive Market ($10.99/jar), on Amazon (less than $10/jar through Subscribe & Save) or direct through their online shop!

Breakfast in under 5 minutes? This Superfood Strawberry Chocolate Oatmeal is a total AM gamechanger. Chockfull of protein, fiber and healthy fats and bursting with delicious chocolatey flavor, this oatmeal is creamy and decadent, and yet weightloss-friendly and totally guilt-free! 

The health benefits of this chocolate oatmeal don’t stop there. Take a look:

  • Packed with protein, fiber and antioxidants, goji berries are nicknamed ‘The Happy Berries’ for the sense of well-being they provide. They are a true antioxidant powerhouse and contain more than 20 vitamins and minerals. Ounce for ounce, goji berries contain more antioxidants than oranges, more Vitamin A than carrots, and more iron than soybeans and spinach. The taste is somewhere between a dried cherry, raisin and cranberry – making it a killer compliment to sweet strawberries.
  • You may be less familiar with camu camu powder, which has a tart berry flavor and balance out the sweetness of this chocolate oatmeal. The Camu Berry is one of the world’s most bountiful sources of Vitamin C, with as much as 60 times more Vitamin C per serving than an orange. Talk about immunity boosting! Vitamin C also fights free radicals, which can lead to inflammation, disease and premature aging. In addition to boosting your day-to-day immunity, this whole-food form of Vitamin C is ideal for added protection in times of change: flu season, air travel, periods of intense exertion, or even when you’re in the midst of a busy time at work or home.
  • To add a hint of sweetness and spice without any refined sugar, I rely on cinnamon, which also helps balance blood sugar.
  • Meanwhile, chia seeds are a good source of omega-3 fatty acids, fiber, antioxidants, iron, and calcium…I loved adding them to oats, smoothies and the like for their digestion-friendly properties. As someone who often struggles with constipation, these fiber-rich seeds always do the trick 😉
  • And, duh, strawberries are packed with vitamins, fiber, and particularly high levels of antioxidants (read: immunity booster, cancer warder-offer, wrinkle reducer, cholesterol and blood pressure lowerer, and inflammation diminisher).
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Breakfast in under 5 minutes? This Superfood Strawberry Chocolate Oatmeal is a total AM gamechanger. Chockfull of protein, fiber and healthy fats and bursting with delicious chocolatey flavor, this oatmeal is creamy and decadent, and yet weightloss-friendly and totally guilt-free! 

Adding Collagen to Oatmeal

And, of course, we can’t forget the collagen. Because when I said I wanted a nourishing breakfast, I meant it.

And by now, you’ve heard my wax poetic enough times about all the benefits of collagen protein–it improves your skin’s appearance, reduces joint pain, helps break down proteins and soothes your gut’s lining (AMAZING for anyone with digestion issues), increases your metabolism, strengthens teeth, nails and hair, helps your body detox AND reduces the appearance of cellulite (source).

Plus, adding collagen to this chocolate oatmeal means it’s jam-packed with protein, which is super important in the morning and helps with weightloss (who doesn’t love that?).

The collagen will literally just dissolve into the oatmeal, so it couldn’t be easier!

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Breakfast in under 5 minutes? This Superfood Strawberry Chocolate Oatmeal is a total AM gamechanger. Chockfull of protein, fiber and healthy fats and bursting with delicious chocolatey flavor, this oatmeal is creamy and decadent, and yet weightloss-friendly and totally guilt-free! 

I went with Vital Proteins’ Vanilla & Coconut Water flavor, as I just love the combo of vanilla and chocolate.

If you don’t want to affect the flavor at all, go with the original, unflavored variety.

PRO Tip: To save some money and time, you can take advantage of Vital Proteins convenient subscription deal where you get 20% off your first order and 10% off every reoccurring order thereafter. 

You can also buy Vital Proteins on Amazon.

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Breakfast in under 5 minutes? This Superfood Strawberry Chocolate Oatmeal is a total AM gamechanger. Chockfull of protein, fiber and healthy fats and bursting with delicious chocolatey flavor, this oatmeal is creamy and decadent, and yet weightloss-friendly and totally guilt-free! 

So there you have it. An easy (5 minutes, come on!) breakfast bursting with seasonal produce, nutrient-dense superfoods, fiber-rich oats and seeds and FREAKING AMAZING chocolate-y flavor!

If you try this Superfood Strawberry Chocolate Oatmeal Recipe, be sure to share a photo and tag me @rootandrevel on social media–I’d LOVE to see how it turned out for you!

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5 from 1 vote
Servings: 1 serving
Superfood Strawberry Chocolate Oatmeal
Prep Time
3 mins
Cook Time
2 mins
Total Time
5 mins
 
Breakfast in under 5 minutes? This Superfood Strawberry Chocolate Oatmeal is a total AM gamechanger. Chockfull of protein, fiber and healthy fats and bursting with delicious chocolatey flavor, this oatmeal is creamy and decadent, and yet weightloss-friendly and totally guilt-free! 
Ingredients
  • 1/3 cup gluten-free oats
  • 1/2 cup Organic Grass-fed Whole Milk (I recommend Organic Valley Grassmilk)
  • 1 teaspoon organic ground cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon organic camu camu
  • 1 teaspoon organic goji powder
  • 1 scoop Vital Proteins Vanilla Collagen
  • 1 tablespoon 4th & Heart Chocolate Ghee (I recommend the Passionfruit flavor)
  • 1/2 cup organic strawberries quartered
  • 1 teaspoon organic chia seeds
Instructions
  1. Add oats and milk to a glass bowl. Stir in cinnamon, camu camu, goji powder and vanilla collagen until well mixed. Microwave for 2 minutes. Stir in chocolate ghee. Top with fresh strawberries and chia seeds. Serve and enjoy!
Course: Breakfast
Cuisine: American
Keyword: chocolate oatmeal, healthy chocolate oatmeal, healthy microwave oatmeal recipe, strawberry oatmeal, superfood oatmeal
Calories: 438 kcal
Author: Kate Kordsmeier


Photo Credit: Heidi Geldhauser

Disclaimer: This post includes affiliate links, and I will earn a commission if you purchase through these links. Please note that I’ve linked to these products purely because I recommend them and they are from companies I trust. There is no additional cost to you.

Breakfast in under 5 minutes? This Superfood Strawberry Chocolate Oatmeal is a total AM gamechanger. Chockfull of protein, fiber and healthy fats and bursting with delicious chocolatey flavor, this oatmeal is creamy and decadent, and yet weightloss-friendly and totally guilt-free! 

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Photo Credit: Heidi Geldhauser

Disclaimer: This post includes affiliate links, and I will earn a commission if you purchase through these links. Please note that I've linked to these products purely because I recommend them and they are from companies I trust. There is no additional cost to you.

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14 comments on “5-Minute Superfood Strawberry Chocolate Oatmeal”

  1. I have been postponing getting my collagen for a while now and you just reminded me on how much I need it in my live. Thank you. This breakfast sounds fantastic!

  2. 5 minutes?? Wow, I’d love to start my day with this!

  3. Wow these flavors look amazing! Totally have to get that passion fruit ghee.

  4. Strawberry and chocolate is such a classic (and yummy) combo! This sounds so tasty and hearty – a lovely way to start the day 🙂

  5. This strawberry chocolate oatmeal looks lovely! Chocolate for breakfast? Sign me up! 🙂 I recently also bought strawberries on sale (0.99!) and I was using them in everything. Such a versatile fruit!

  6. What a delicious and healthy superfood strawberry chocolate oatmeal, I need that bowl to boost my energy levels.

  7. I love Vital Proteins and can’t believe I haven’t tried their vanilla collagen yet! Gotta get my hands on that. 😀 This sounds like the perfect breakfast!