Especially in winter time (whenever it’s cold basically), I love to start my day with yoga (obviously) and then a scrumptious, easy to prepare, filling & warm breakfast. This porridge recipe gives you enough energy until lunchtime !
Ingredients (I prefer organic)
2 cups non-dairy milk of choice (preferably unsweetened) or mix of water & non-dairy milk
1 cup oats
1 tsp chia seeds or ground flax seeds (omega 3)
A handful of raisins (low G-I sweetener) or chopped dates
Half an apple or banana
1 tbsp sunflower or pumpkin seeds
1 tsp mesquite or maca powder (optional)
1 tsp cinnamon
1 tbsp coconut butter or nut butter
1 tbsp shredded coconut (optional)
Put oats in a pan with the non-dairy milk and raisins.
Once it boils, then let it simmer for a few minutes on a low fire/ heat until the oats soften.
Add more milk or boiling water if your porridge is too thick.
Add the spices, powder, and coconut or nut butter.
Add the porridge to a bowl, top with coconut flakes.
You can vary with the fruits & dried fruits depending on what’s in season & what you have at home (i.e. replace the raisins with goji berries, dried dates, apricots or cranberries).
These quantities are enough for a few servings depending on your appetite.
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