By: VTC's Wellness Team

Chocolate Peanut Overnight Oats

Peanut butter and chocolate is a classic combination and you can NOT go wrong with this one! With a fun dark chocolate shell and a creamy protein oat center, it is hard to believe that this recipe is HEALTHY! Hitting all 3 macronutrients, this is a perfect option for any meal that you're craving a little extra chocolate. Simply let it sit overnight and enjoy cracking the shell the following day. You will be sure to love this fun and easy recipe. 

3 Macro Nutrients: 
Carb Source: Old Fashioned Oats
Protein Source: Plant-Based Protein Powder
Fat Source: VTC's C8 MCT Oil & Peanut Butter

Macronutrients, also known as macros, are consumed in relatively larger quantities. This includes 3 different groups: carbohydrates, fats, and proteins. These three macronutrients play crucial roles in your overall health. They provide essential energy, protect your vital organs, build and maintain strong muscle,  promote proper growth and development, and support your immune system. This overnight oats recipe is unbeatable and packed with all three macronutrients.

NUTRIENT PACKED INGREDIENTS

HEALTH BENEFITS:

VTC C8 MCT OIL. A medium-chain triglyceride (MCT)  is extracted from coconut and palm kernel.  This super fat provides quick, stable energy to the brain and body, promotes healthy weight loss, boosts gut and immune health, as well as supports healthy cholesterol [1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6]

Print Recipe

Chocolate Peanut Overnight Oats

PREP TIME:  5 minutes
YIELD:  1 serving

INGREDIENTS:

  • 1/2 cup Old Fashioned Oats
  • 1 scoop Chocolate Protein Powder of choice
  • 1/2 cup Almond Milk
  • 1 tbsp Powdered Peanut Butter
  • 1 tsp Chia Seeds
  • 1 tbsp Maple Syrup

Chocolate Shell & Toppings:

  • 40 g Dark Chocolate Chips
  • 1 tbsp. VTC C8 MCT Oil
  • Peanuts
  • Drizzle of Peanut Butter

INSTRUCTIONS:

  • In a bowl mix together the ingredients listed above. The texture should be a soupy consistency. 
  • Melt the together to dark chocolate chips and MCT oil. Microwave in increments of 10-20 seconds, stirring between. This will ensure the chocolate doesn't burn.
  • Pour melted chocolate evenly over the top of the oats mixture. 
  • Let sit in refrigerator anywhere from 2-24 hours.
  • Add additional toppings and now you can crack that shell & enjoy!

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