Chocolate Peanut Butter Oatmeal

This chocolate peanut butter oatmeal feels like a decadent treat, but is a wholesome and easy breakfast!


– 1 1/2 cups water – 1 heaping tbsp cocoa powder – Dash of salt – 3/4 cup oats, not instant – 2 tbsp peanut butter – 2 tbsp brown sugar – 1/4 cup milk, optional – 1 banana, sliced (optional)

In a medium sized stockpot, bring the water to a boil over high heat.

Reduce the heat to medium-high and stir in the cocoa powder and salt. Add the oats and stir to combine.

Let cook, stirring frequently, for five minutes.

Remove from heat and pour into a bowl. Stir in peanut butter, brown sugar, and milk if desired. Top with sliced banana.