How to Make a Healthy Hot Chocolate Breakfast Bowl for Kids

Gather unsweetened cocoa powder, rolled oats, milk (dairy or plant-based), honey or maple syrup, and toppings like sliced fruits, nuts, or seeds.


In a saucepan, combine rolled oats and milk, and cook over medium heat until the oats are creamy and tender, stirring occasionally.

Cook Oats

Stir in unsweetened cocoa powder until well combined, adding a rich chocolate flavor without extra sugar.

Add Cocoa Powder

Sweeten the hot chocolate oats with a drizzle of honey or maple syrup, adjusting to taste preference for a hint of sweetness.

Sweeten Naturally

Pour the hot chocolate oats into bowls and serve them warm, ensuring they're not too hot for kids to enjoy.

Serve Warm

Top the hot chocolate oats with sliced fruits like bananas, strawberries, or raspberries, along with nuts or seeds for added texture and nutrition.

Add Nutritious Toppings

Experiment with different toppings like shredded coconut, chia seeds, or nut butter to cater to your kids' taste preferences.

Customize Flavors

For extra appeal, garnish the hot chocolate breakfast bowl with a sprinkle of cocoa powder or dark chocolate shavings.


Offer a glass of milk on the side for added calcium and protein, perfect for completing a nutritious breakfast.

Serve with Milk