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A delicious low carb and paleo substitute for oatmeal using chocolate and raspberries for added flavor. Eat as a hot cereal or sprinkle on coconut yogurt.

Chocolate Faux Oatmeal with Raspberries (low carb & Paleo)

A delicious low carb and paleo substitute for oatmeal using chocolate and raspberries for added flavor. Eat either hot or cold or use to sprinkle on yogurt or pudding.
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes
Servings 12
Author Denise Wright (MyLifeCookbook.com)

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup unsweetened coconut
  • 1/2 cup almonds raw
  • 1/2 cup pecans raw
  • 1/2 cup walnuts raw
  • 1/4 cup sesame seeds
  • 1/4 cup pepitas raw
  • 1/4 cup sunflower seeds hulled
  • 1/2 cup flaxseed ground
  • 1/4 cup cocoa powder
  • raspberries optional
  • sweetener to taste

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  2. Spread nuts and seeds (omitting cocoa and flaxseed) evenly on a dry cookie sheet.
  3. Bake for 10 minutes and let cool.
  4. Pulse in a food processor until ground fine but with bits of nuts and seeds left.
  5. Add cocoa and flaxseed and mix well.
  6. Store in a container and keep on the counter.
  7. To make oatmeal take 1/4 cup mixture and 1/2 cup of milk of choice and microwave for 2 minutes. Add additional 1/4 cup of mixture and sweetener and mix well. Top with berries and enjoy.
  8. Note: You can use any type of seeds and nuts you have.