Chocolate-Berry Porridge

Chocolate first thing in the morning? Yes, please!

Get your chocolate fix early with cocoa powder and cacao nibs.

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Level: Easy
Serves: 1
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Ingredients

  • ½ c. blueberries (fresh or frozen), plus more for serving
  • ⅓ c. multigrain hot cereal (such as Hodgson Mill Multi Grain Cereal with Quinoa and Flax)
  • 1 tbsp. unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 2 tsp. pure maple syrup
  • pinch of coarse salt
  • ½ banana, sliced
  • Handful of raspberries
  • 1 tsp. cacao nibs and/or chia seeds

Directions

  1. Bring 1 cup water and the blueberries to a boil. Cook until berries start to burst, 2 to 3 min. Reduce heat to low; stir in cereal, cocoa, syrup, and salt. Cook until thickened, stirring occasionally, 1 to 2 min. Let stand, 1 min.
  2. Transfer to a bowl and top with banana, raspberries, and more blueberries. Sprinkle with cacao nibs and/or chia seeds.

312 cal, 6 g fat (2 g saturated), 9 g protein, 66 g carb, 24 g sugar, 14 g fiber, 124 mg sodium, 0 mg cholesterol per serving

This story originally appeared in the March 2016 issue of Dr. Oz The Good Life.

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