Healthy porridge

On a cold winters morning this simple porridge recipe will set you up for the day ahead.

For centuries porridge has been a healthy staple at breakfast time. It is filling and helps release energy throughout the day. It is some much better than the high sugar cereals which lets face it, are as unhealthy as pudding. (nutrition is a guide, sugars are natural from the milk)

  • To prep

    2 min
  • To cook

    4 min
  • Level

    Easy
  • Servings

    4
  • 160g wholegrain porridge oats
  • 1 pinch of salt
  • 600ml whole milk or milk alternative
  • 1 banana
  • 1 handful of strawberries or blueberries or raspberries (try a mix of each)
  • A drizzle of runny honey or maple syrup for vegans
  • Calories 217
  • Total Fat 5.7g
  • Saturated Fat 2.1g
  • Sugar 7.5g
  • Protein 9.6g
  • Total Carbohydrate 30.3g
  • Fiber 43g

Nutritional values are a guide only.

Method

    Mix together the oats, salt and milk and cook on a medium heat in a saucepan.
    Bring to the boil and then simmer for 4 minutes, stirring at all times.
    Mix in the honey or maple syrup and pour into your cereal bowls.
    Add the chopped banana and chosen berry.
    Optional* you could add a desert spoonful of natural Greek yogurt.

Equipments

  • Saucepan
  • Wooden spoon
  • Knife
  • Serving spoon

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