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Vegan chocolate coconut oatmeal gluten-free

Get the Recipe: Vegan Chocolate Coconut Oatmeal With Caramelised Banana

This vegan chocolate coconut oatmeal with caramelised banana makes a comforting breakfast that's filling, satisfying and ready in under 10 minutes! Serve with berries for a healthy start to the morning. Gluten-free and oil-free, with an overnight oats option. 
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  • 1 cup gluten-free oats, quick cook
  • 1 lemon, zest of
  • 1 tbsp coconut sugar
  • 1/3 tin coconut milk
  • 1 1/2 cup plant based milk
  • 1 oz dark chocolate, or 1 tbsp cacao powder

For the caramelised banana

  • 1 tbsp coconut sugar
  • 1 large banana, chopped


  • Non-stick saucepan
  • Non-stick frying pan


  • Add the oats, lemon zest, coconut sugar, coconut milk, plant based milk and dark chocolate to a non-stick saucepan. Cook over a medium heat, stirring frequently, for around 5 minutes, or until the oatmeal reaches your desired consistency.
  • Meanwhile, caramelise the banana. Heat the coconut sugar in a non-stick frying pan over a low heat with 1/2 tsp water. Add the banana slices and fry for 2-3 minutes on each side.
  • Serve the oatmeal with the caramelised banana on top and other toppings of your choice.

Overnight oats option

  • Stir together the oats, lemon zest, coconut sugar, coconut milk, plant based milk and a tbsp cacao powder. Transfer to a jar or airtight container and leave in the fridge for at least 30 minutes, ideally overnight.


Calories: 382kcal, Carbohydrates: 66g, Protein: 9g, Fat: 11g, Saturated Fat: 4g, Cholesterol: 1mg, Sodium: 275mg, Potassium: 566mg, Fiber: 9g, Sugar: 22g, Vitamin A: 44IU, Vitamin C: 35mg, Calcium: 270mg, Iron: 4mg