Just fill in your details below to purchase delicious things, create a wishlist and, if you choose, to receive exclusive news of special offers and updates.

We care deeply about privacy and transparency. Your data will only be used to provide the Yumbles service as described to you. By registering you are agreeing to our Terms & Conditions including our Privacy Policy.

5 Ways To Give Your Porridge A Makeover

5 Ways To Give Your Porridge A Makeover

As a huge fan of anything oat-based, this post is dedicated to the humble cereal grain. Whether you like them in energy bars, a crumble mix or in savoury dishes, I thought I’d share a few ideas on how to give the common bowl of porridge a bit of a twist.

Providing slow-releasing carbohydrates for longer lasting energy, plenty of fibre and a whole host of nutrients, this ‘superfood’ (my words) can help to lower cholesterol, prevent heart failure, stabilise blood sugar levels and reduce the risk of diabetes. Not bad for an affordable, accessible grain, right?

So let’s see how they can be pimped up (all serve one):

Apple Pie Overnight Oats

Add 1 grated apple, 1 tsp mixed spice, 1 scoop of vanilla protein powder and a handful of raisins to 4 tbsp rolled oats. Stir in 4 tbsp almond milk and leave overnight.

Choco-Banana-Peanut Baked Oats

Combine ¼ cup rolled oats, 2 tbsp cacao powder, 1 tsp baking powder and cinnamon in a bowl. Mash one banana and stir in with ¼ cup almond milk, ½ tsp vanilla extract, 1 tbsp peanut butter and 1 tbsp honey. Pour in a large ramekin dish and bake for 25 minutes at 190 degrees C.

Tropical Coconut & Chia Seed Porridge

Heat ½ cup coconut milk in a small pan. Stir in 2 tbsp rolled oats, 1 tbsp chia seeds and 2 tbsp dessicated coconut. Simmer for a few minutes, then stir in 2 tbsp natural sweetener and scatter chunks of mango and pineapple on top.

Pear & Cranberry Bircher Muesli

Mix together 50g oats with 1 tbsp chia seeds, 1 tbsp pumpkin seeds, 1 tsp vanilla extract, 1 tbsp honey and 150ml almond milk and soak overnight. In the morning add a chopped pear, scatter over some dried (sour cherries) and sprinkle with cinnamon.

Rhubarb, Ginger & Pistachio Porridge

Cook 50g rolled oats in 150ml almond milk over a low/medium heat. Remove from the heat and stir in ½ tsp vanilla extract. Poach some fresh rhubarb and stew for 10-15 minutes until softened, then add some ground ginger and 2 tbsp natural sweetener. Serve on top of porridge with Greek yogurt and chopped pistachios.

  #Food & Drink   #breakfast   #nutritious   #Recipes & Meal Ideas   #oats   #porridge   #overnight oats   #baked oats

View Comments


Get Involved

Have something
mouth-watering to share?

Start Posting
- 1,117.94CACHE MISS
Congratulations, you have stumbled upon one of our lucky coupons that entitles you to 5% off the price of any products!
Expires in 1 hour

Just enter the promo code above at checkout and your discount will be applied automatically.

** Promo code can be used only once per customer **