Wake Up To These Nutritious Easy To Make Porridge Recipes

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Easy To Make Porridge Recipes
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Delicious, nutritious and comforting porridge pots are the ultimate high-fiber breakfast. Also rich in protein, fat, carbohydrate, calcium and zinc, porridge wakes up your body and fuels it with an excellent source of energy.

While many people enjoy tucking into a steaming bowl of satisfying plain and simple porridge made with jumbo oats and oat milk, to kick-start their day, some folk love to jazz it up by adding a variety of tasty toppings.

By sprinkling on a topping of fresh fruits, spices and sweeteners, you not only make your healthy breakfast porridge pots more colourful, flavorsome and appealing, but you also enhance its nutritional profile. There are plenty of great porridge toppings.

Wake up your taste buds every morning, with these appetizing porridge recipes…

Red Berry Compote Porridge

To benefit from the health-boosting vitamins in vibrant, flavor-packed fruit, top your porridge with frozen red berries that have been microwaved in a bowl with the juice and zest of half an orange.

For added texture, sprinkle a handful of toasted and chopped pistachios, or other nuts, over the berry-topped energy-boosting porridge.

Blueberry Compote Porridge

If you love the juicy taste of vitamin-rich blueberries, spoil yourself with a bowl of compote porridge. You can use frozen or fresh fruit for this easy recipe.

Prepare your favorite porridge, and stir in a large tablespoon of Greek natural yogurt. Poach the blueberries in a saucepan with a little water and a tsp of honey. If using frozen fruit, make sure it has thawed and the berries are tender.

Spoon the porridge mixture into a bowl and top with extra yogurt and more blueberries.

Cinnamon & Banana Porridge

To give your favorite breakfast a warming, spicy twist, simply add cinnamon to your freshly prepared porridge. Stir in slices of ripe banana, and finish with a generous dollop of fat-free natural yogurt dusted with extra cinnamon.

Chocolate Porridge Pots

For a wickedly indulgent treat that’s also good for you, start the day with chocolate porridge that contains delicious dates. Prepare the porridge as usual, and stir in 1 tbsp of good-quality cocoa powder. In a food processor, blend some stoned dates with a little oat milk, and add the mixture to the porridge.

To serve, drizzle on some maple syrup, or a spoonful of natural yogurt and a sprinkling of chocolate chips.

Spiced Apple & Cranberry Porridge

Stew peeled and diced apples with water until softened, then add cranberries, mixed spice and sugar to taste. Turn up the heat and cook until the mixture has a sauce consistency. Pour the hot, fruity sauce over your porridge and enjoy.

Plum, Raisin & Granola Topping

Satisfy a craving for crunch with a moreish fruit and granola combo on your healthy porridge. To make the nutritious topping, you’ll need to half and stone some plums, before baking them for 12-15 minutes in the oven, with 1 tbsp of honey and 2 tbsp water.

Mix 30g of porridge oats with raisins, cinnamon and a teaspoon of vegetable oil. Transfer the mixture to a baking tray and add the plums, mashing them down. It should now resemble a crumble mix. Bake for 15 minutes.

Top your porridge pots with the fruity baked granola.

And – Enjoy!

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