10 Healthy Chocolate Recipes for Breakfast, Yes for Breakfast!

There was one day of the year where my mum would allow me to have chocolate for breakfast: Christmas Day.

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“No chocolate with breakfast! Growing boys need milk and (insert bread of the week here).”

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“No chocolate with breakfast! Dad’s family have diabetes.”

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“No chocolate with breakfast! —or you won’t get into university.”

Clearly, toward the end of my younger years, she was pulling strings.

I still remember my first year of University which entailed freedom of choice when it came to breakfast. It wouldn’t be uncommon for me to eat a chocolate croissant, chocolate milk, leftover chocolate cake from the weekend’s dessert, or a combination of all three, for breakfast. Granted, these meals left me feeling sluggish, heavy and more often than not, resulted in me heading back to bed to nurse a sugar coma.  before breakfast recipes simple breakfast recipes morning breakfast recipes

Now that I’m educated when it comes to nutrition and what works well for me personally, I can make better choices. Something which stays constant—chocolate in my diet. Thanks to these 10 healthy chocolate recipes, I can have it as part of my first meal of the day.  before breakfast recipes simple breakfast recipes morning breakfast recipes

What excuse do you have now, mum?

1. Peanut Butter Chocolate Granola via Cleaneatsfastfeets 

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We often thank a generous amount of butter or oil for producing a delicious granola. Not this one. Thanks to the natural peanut butter (or nut butter of choice), there is no need to use excessive oils. Add a sprinkling of chocolate chips and you have a balanced breakfast which is sinfully nutritious!  before breakfast recipes simple breakfast recipes morning breakfast recipes

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