AuthorLeah St John, CHN
RatingDifficultyBeginner

Are you looking for a way to include more beets in your diet? This fabulously vibrant Double Chocolate Beet Oatmeal is a nutritious and delicious breakfast option!

Chocolate and cinnamon are the main flavors that come through, and you still get the wonderful health benefits of the beetroot and turmeric.

ShareTweetSaveBigOven

Yields2 Servings
Prep Time5 minsCook Time10 minsTotal Time15 mins

 2 ½ cups water
 1 cup gluten-free rolled oats
 1 cup grated beet, packedabout 1 small/medium beet
 2 tbsp ground flax seeds
 2 tbsp cacao or cocoa powder
 1 tbsp vegan dark chocolate
 1 tsp Ceylon cinnamon
 ½ tsp turmericoptional
 ½ tsp vanilla extractoptional

1

Add the water to a saucepan, and bring to a boil on the stovetop (alternatively, use freshly boiled water from a kettle). Add in all of the ingredients, and stir to combine.

2

Reduce to low heat, and cook for 10 minutes or until the oats are cooked. Stir frequently to prevent it from sticking to the bottom of the pan. If too much liquid is absorbed and the oats aren't cooked to your liking, add in some extra water as needed.

3

Serve the cooked oatmeal between 2 bowls. Add toppings of choice, and enjoy.

Notes
4

Be careful when grating the beet, as it can stain. Alternatively, you could pulse it in a food processor until fine.

5

Optional toppings can include a spoonful of seed or nut butter, maple syrup, pumpkin seeds, hemp seeds, pecans, walnuts, brazil nuts, almonds, hazelnuts, raisins, berries, or sliced banana.

Category,

Ingredients

 2 ½ cups water
 1 cup gluten-free rolled oats
 1 cup grated beet, packedabout 1 small/medium beet
 2 tbsp ground flax seeds
 2 tbsp cacao or cocoa powder
 1 tbsp vegan dark chocolate
 1 tsp Ceylon cinnamon
 ½ tsp turmericoptional
 ½ tsp vanilla extractoptional

Directions

1

Add the water to a saucepan, and bring to a boil on the stovetop (alternatively, use freshly boiled water from a kettle). Add in all of the ingredients, and stir to combine.

2

Reduce to low heat, and cook for 10 minutes or until the oats are cooked. Stir frequently to prevent it from sticking to the bottom of the pan. If too much liquid is absorbed and the oats aren't cooked to your liking, add in some extra water as needed.

3

Serve the cooked oatmeal between 2 bowls. Add toppings of choice, and enjoy.

Notes
4

Be careful when grating the beet, as it can stain. Alternatively, you could pulse it in a food processor until fine.

5

Optional toppings can include a spoonful of seed or nut butter, maple syrup, pumpkin seeds, hemp seeds, pecans, walnuts, brazil nuts, almonds, hazelnuts, raisins, berries, or sliced banana.

Double Chocolate Beet Oatmeal