Oats a la Cacao


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A beautiful, high resolution photograph of a bowl of oats made with earth notions' cacao powder and coconut flakes

Start your day the right way with delicious and healthy chocolate overnight oats! This breakfast option is easy to make, nutritious, and incredibly flavorful. With just a handful of ingredients like oats, cacao powder, milk, and honey you can prepare this tasty treat in minutes. Plus, it's highly customizable so you can add anything from your favorite fruits to nuts and seeds for an extra nutrient boost! Overnight oats are the perfect breakfast item for anyone short on time but still looking for something to fuel them through the day ahead. Give this delicious recipe a try and start your day off with a smile!


  • 1/2 cup rolled oats
  • 1/2 cup quinoa flakes
  • 2 tablespoons cacao powder
  • 1 cup milk of your choice (dairy, almond, coconut, etc.)
  • 1 tablespoon honey
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • Pinch of salt
  • Optional toppings: sliced fruit, nuts, seeds, coconut flakes, chocolate chips, etc.


  1. In a medium jar or container with a lid, combine the rolled oats, cocoa powder, milk, honey, vanilla extract, and salt. Stir until well combined and the oats are evenly coated with the other ingredients.
  2. Cover the jar or container and place it in the refrigerator overnight, or for at least 4-6 hours.
  3. In the morning, remove the jar or container from the refrigerator and give the oats a stir.
  4. Add your favorite toppings, such as sliced fruit, nuts, seeds, coconut flakes, or chocolate chips, and enjoy your delicious and healthy chocolate overnight oats immediately.

Prepare to be indulged in an explosively delicious experience! This single-serving recipe for chocolate overnight oats is customizable so you can add as much or as little cocoa powder, and additional ingredients of your liking. The result? A smooth texture with a delectable rich chocolatey flavor - perfect any time of day.

Posted By

Charlene Wattson

Charlene loves cooking healthy meals for her husband and 3 kids and she enjoys sharing her recipes with the Earth Notions family too!