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Perfect Porridge Power

Updated: Jul 13, 2020

Porridge is not just for cold mornings! Try cooking up a big batch and allowing family members to experiment with their favourite nutritious toppings. Any left over can be warmed up and topped with fruit the next day.

Makes approximately 4 servings

Preparation time is approximately 5 minutes

Cooking time is approximately 10 minutes


200g porridge oats (gluten free if required)

800ml whole milk (dairy free milk if required)

Topping ideas:

1-2 teaspoons of seed mix

1-2 tablespoons of chopped nuts

1-2 teaspoons of runny honey

1 teaspoons of of peanut or cashew butter

1-2 teaspoons of maple syrup

4-8 raspberries, strawberries or blueberries

4-8 slices of banana

2 teaspoons of of hazelnut chocolate spread

How to make Perfect Porridge Power

  1. Add the oats and milk to a saucepan and place over a medium heat.

  2. Cook for 5-10 mins, stirring frequently or until the porridge is nice and thick. Stir and add extra milk if required. 

  3. Allow children to choose from selection of toppings and add.


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