Homemade Chocolate Chips & Overnight Oats By Tamara Quaddoumi

Homemade Chocolate Chips & Overnight Oats By Tamara Quaddoumi

Sugar-Free ✔ Gluten-Free ✔ High Protein ✔

Two delicious recipes, one bowl! Cut the extra additives and sugar by making this easy recipe prepared by Health Expert Tamara Quaddoumi that will leave you with a tasty bowl of breakfast. 

Making sugar-free chocolate chips is surprisingly easy and takes only five ingredients. You can use these chocolate chips for baking, or simply eat them by the handful. The entire recipe takes just five minutes to make, and they’re perfect for anyone trying to avoid dairy or artificial ingredients, or just if you want to avoid sugar in general. 

In the same bowl, instead of wasting some tasty chocolate leftovers, you can prepare a hearty breakfast for the next day packed with protein and free from artificial sweeteners. During the summer months, when it’s too hot for warm oatmeal, overnight oats are the perfect way to satisfy your oatmeal craving! You still get to chow down on a bowl of oats, but they’re cool and refreshing. If you have ever eaten oatmeal and been hungry an hour later, it’s likely because you didn’t add any protein to your oats! Adding protein to overnight oats ensures that breakfast will keep you full for hours. 

Blends and flavor combinations are indeed one of the most interesting parts of this recipe. You can play around with your preferred protein powder and make this dish customized as per your needs. The super delicious combination of chocolate protein powder and overnight oatmeals will be ready to enlighten your taste buds, however you can blend your favorite protein powder flavor with the soaked oats.

The recipe is pretty basic and easy. It does not take too much time and combines two recipes in one bowl. Here’s how it goes.

UTENSILS

You will need:

  • 1 bowl
  • Whisk
  • Chocolate chips silicone mold or butter paper on a baking tray
  • Mouth squeeze bottle or cup
  • Cling film

You can find all the ingredients listed below on Mint Basil Market.

CHOCOLATE CHIPS INGREDIENTS

  • 3/4 cup coconut oil
  • 3/4 cup cacao powder
  • 1/3 cup maple syrup or agave
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • 1/8 tsp salt

OVERNIGHT OATS INGREDIENTS

  • 1 cup gluten-free oats
  • 2 cup water or almond milk
  • 2 scoops chocolate or vanilla or mix and match protein powder
  • 1 tbsp maple syrup
  • 1 tbsp almond butter
  • 1/2 tsp vanilla

DIRECTIONS

Part I: Making the choco chips

Step 1 

Start by adding gradually to your bowl the organic coconut oil,  the cocoa powder, the maple syrup or agave, the vanilla extract, and finally a pinch of salt.

Step 2

Whisk everything together well until you have a smooth mixture.

Step 3

Prepare your special chocolate chip silicone molds. Fill the molds using the mouth squeeze bottle filled with the chocolate mixture.

If you don’t have any, you can line a baking tray with butter paper, and using the mouth squeeze bottle, make small round drops.

Step 4

Refrigerate for 1 hour or keep refrigerated until use.

Do not wash the bowl or the bottle! Add some water or almond milk inside the bottle and shake well to clean the chocolate from the sides.

Part II: Making the high protein overnight oats

Step 1

In the chocolate-stained bowl, add the gluten-free oats. For this step, you can add scoops of chocolate or vanilla or mix and match with protein powder. Then empty the liquid contents of the bottle into the bowl. Add the maple syrup or agave, the vanilla extract, and finally peanut or almond butter.

Step 2

Mix well with a spoon and cover well with cling film.

Step 3

Refrigerate the oats overnight and you can enjoy them as a hearty breakfast in the morning by adding a topping of homemade sugar-free chocolate chips and fruits or nuts of your choice!

If you tried this recipe or have any questions, don’t hesitate to reach out to us.

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