Healthy Black Velvet Overnight Dessert Oats

These Black Velvet Overnight Dessert Oats are smooth, creamy, hearty, filling, and best of all, sweet and chocolatey!

I call this “Black Velvet” because it’s got the flavor of red velvet — sweet vanilla plus chocolate — but it’s black instead of red!

Secret ingredient Healthy Black Velvet Overnight Dessert Oats – it’s perfectly sweet, nice and chocolatey, and will keep you full for hours (just like how all breakfasts should)! You’d never know these oats are all natural, sugar free, high protein, gluten free, dairy free, AND vegan. Black Velvet is just like red velvet, only black! -- Healthy Dessert Recipes with sugar free, low calorie, low fat, high protein, gluten free, dairy free, vegan, and raw options at the Desserts With Benefits Blog (www.DessertsWithBenefits.com)

These Black Velvet Overnight Dessert Oats have got the healthfulness of oatmeal with the flavor and essence of chocolate cake batter.  If you’re a chocolate fan (and I truly hope you are), then this is pretty much a breakfast MADE for you!

Let’s take a moment to observe this thick and creamy chocolate goodness:

Secret ingredient Healthy Black Velvet Overnight Dessert Oats – it’s perfectly sweet, nice and chocolatey, and will keep you full for hours (just like how all breakfasts should)! You’d never know these oats are all natural, sugar free, high protein, gluten free, dairy free, AND vegan. Black Velvet is just like red velvet, only black! -- Healthy Dessert Recipes with sugar free, low calorie, low fat, high protein, gluten free, dairy free, vegan, and raw options at the Desserts With Benefits Blog (www.DessertsWithBenefits.com)

Healthy Black Velvet Overnight Dessert Oats
Prep Time
10 mins
Total Time
10 mins
 
Course: Breakfast
Servings: 1 serving
Calories: 400 kcal
Ingredients
Instructions
  1. In a bowl, stir together the oats, protein powder, cocoa powder, chia seeds, charcoal powder, and sweetener.
  2. Stir in the milk and vanilla.  Cover and refrigerate overnight.
  3. Enjoy in the morning!
Nutrition Facts
Healthy Black Velvet Overnight Dessert Oats
Amount Per Serving (1 entire recipe)
Calories 400 Calories from Fat 90
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 10g 15%
Saturated Fat 0.5g 3%
Sodium 210mg 9%
Total Carbohydrates 49g 16%
Dietary Fiber 17g 68%
Sugars 2g
Protein 27g 54%
Vitamin A 10%
Calcium 60%
Iron 40%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

I think this is the epitome of a well-rounded, balanced breakfast.  It’s got complex carbs and protein to power you through your morning, plus a ton of fiber to fill you up for hours.  We won’t get hungry again in 30 minutes like we typically would from a bowl of cereal.  And did I mention, we get some healthy fats too and none of the added sugar.

OH, AND GUESS WHAT?!  This takes just a few minutes to prepare.  All you gotta do is stir together a few ingredients and refrigerate it overnight.  Next thing you know, it’s morning and your breakfast is already made and ready to enjoy.  A perfect morning indeed!

Let’s skip the prepackaged, storebought oatmeal that lacks flavor (and nutrients) and make these Black Velvet Overnight Dessert Oats at home.

Secret ingredient Healthy Black Velvet Overnight Dessert Oats – it’s perfectly sweet, nice and chocolatey, and will keep you full for hours (just like how all breakfasts should)! You’d never know these oats are all natural, sugar free, high protein, gluten free, dairy free, AND vegan. Black Velvet is just like red velvet, only black! -- Healthy Dessert Recipes with sugar free, low calorie, low fat, high protein, gluten free, dairy free, vegan, and raw options at the Desserts With Benefits Blog (www.DessertsWithBenefits.com)

Enjoy!

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With love and good eats,

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– Jess

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PS:  If you’re as obsessed with the black desserts as me, check out my other “Black Velvet” recipes!

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