Chocolate Orange Oatmeal

Apart from breakfast, I’d say dessert is a close runner-up in my favourite things to eat. And recently, my sweet tooth has been screaming out at me in the morning – therefore, the dessert for breakfast theme has been continuing!

Now, one of my top chocolates to eat has always been a Terry’s Chocolate Orange. I can put a whole one away in an evening – and by away, I don’t mean in the cupboard! My belly, folks. Just gobbled up straight in to my belly! So one morning I was fantasising about being a child and eating a chocolate orange for breakfast, I decided instead to take the best bits – the flavour, the sweetness – and give a modern, healthier twist to meet my morning needs. And so, chocolate orange oatmeal, with added protein for satiety,¬†was born. They’re actually zoats in the photo – made partially with courgette(/zucchini) – however that’s totally optional.

Chocolate orange oatmeal - made with added protein and a sneaking portion of veg!

Chocolate Orange Oatmeal

Mix oats and courgette with some cocoa and orange for this delicious Chocolate orange oatmeal.

  • Prep: 5 minutes
  • Cook: 5 minutes
  • Total: 10 minutes
  • Author Luci Rebecca, Made by Luci
  • Serves 1
  • Calories 279


  • 20g oats
  • 100g courgette, grated
  • 1 tsp coco powder
  • 1/2 tbsp SF vanilla syrup
  • 240ml (1 cup) water
  • 15g vegan chocolate protein powder
  • one orange, zested then peeled and chopped
  • 100g dairy-free yogurt


  1. Put the oats, courgette, coco powder, courgette, orange zest, syrup and water in a pan. Bring to a simmer and stir regularly until your consistency is reached.
  2. Mix your protein powder with a little of the yogurt or water (I mix about 1 tbsp yogurt with a splash of water) and stir into the porridge. Stir until warmed through and thoroughly mixed.
  3. Pour into a bowl and top with the yogurt and orange segments!
Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 1 bowl
Servings Per Container 1

Amount Per Serving
Calories 279 Calories from Fat 54
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 6g 9%
Saturated Fat 1g 5%
Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 0mg 0%
Sodium 37mg 2%
Total Carbohydrate 36g 12%
Dietary Fiber 7g 28%
Sugars 15g
Protein 24g 48%

*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

All nutritional information is approximate - any exact calories will depend on which exact ingredients you use.

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