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a white bowl filled with chocolate oatmeal and topped with banana, chocolate chips, coconut flakes, and cacao nibs

Chocolate Oatmeal

  • Author: Kaylie Grace
  • Prep Time: 3 minutes
  • Cook Time: 7 minutes
  • Total Time: 10 minutes
  • Yield: 2 servings 1x
  • Category: Breakfast
  • Method: Cook
  • Cuisine: American
  • Diet: Vegan


This chocolate oatmeal recipe is healthy, vegan, gluten-free, and easy to make! This stovetop oatmeal recipe is made with pantry staples like rolled oats, cocoa powder, and almond milk. It tastes like dessert for breakfast! #oatmeal #oatmealrecipe #oatmealbowl #chocolateoatmeal #oats #porridge #veganbreakfast #healthybreakfast


Units Scale
  • 1 cup rolled oats
  • 1 cup plant-based milk
  • 1 cup water
  • 23 tbsp cocoa powder
  • 12 tbsp maple syrup
  • 1/2 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1/2 tsp cinnamon
  • 1/8 tsp salt


  1. Combine all ingredients in a small pot.
  2. Transfer the pot to a stove. Cook over medium heat, stirring frequently, until thick and creamy. This should take about 6-8 minutes. Stir the oatmeal often to prevent it from sticking to the bottom of the pot.
  3. Transfer oatmeal to bowl(s). Add your favorite toppings. Enjoy!


  • Check the full blog post for mix-ins, toppings, and sweetener ideas.
  • If you’re following a strict gluten-free diet, check your brand of oatmeal to make sure it is certified gluten-free.


  • Serving Size: 1 serving
  • Calories: 215
  • Sugar: 7g
  • Fat: 5g
  • Saturated Fat: 0.5g
  • Carbohydrates: 39g
  • Fiber: 8g
  • Protein: 7g

Keywords: chocolate oatmeal, vegan oatmeal recipe