5 Go-To Porridge Recipes
We all look for a healthy, tasty and filling breakfast, and porridge is a great option! In this article we share 5 of our go-to porridge recipes at Whitworths.
Is Porridge A Good Breakfast?
Porridge is a great way to start the day because oats provide slow-releasing energy throughout the morning and keep you going until lunch. Additionally porridge is such a versatile dish! Once you have your porridge base, it really is all about the toppings. Make your breakfast however you want, whether you go-to flavour is honey, chocolate, syrup, nuts and seeds or even protein powder – the possibilities are endless!
5 Porridge Recipes To Try
For all those chocolate lovers!
If you wake up with a sweet tooth in the morning, try out our chocolate lovers porridge! To create your creamy chocolate base all you need is rolled oats, milk (of your choice) and cocoa powder. But to make it a breakfast to brag about, top with our Raisin and Chocolate Shots, to give it an extra crunch or a sprinkle of desiccated coconut for a ‘chococonutty’ kick.
Who said carrot cake was only for dessert?!
Want a twist on traditional porridge, why not try carrot cake porridge. This recipe is comprised of simple, nutritious ingredients to provide a twist on a classic dessert. All you need is rolled oats, milk (of your choice), peeled carrots, mixed spices and juicy raisins to make the porridge of your dreams. Not only is it warming and sweet it is full of energy and will set you up for the rest of the day!
Plain porridge is nice, but it’s nice to make it more exciting
Why not try out this vegan prune porridge recipe! It is a quick and easy recipe made with porridge oats, plant-based milk and prunes for that added sweetness. However, to create that warming winter feel why not add some cinnamon and toasted crunchy nuts for more extra nutrition and texture. Also, if you have a sweet tooth instead of ordinary prunes why not use some maple syrup prunes.
Want to mix up your breakfast ideas up for the kids?
Kids go ape for anything with bananas in it so try out this easy banana porridge recipe! Just add oats, mashed bananas and milk to a pot and create a creamy banana porridge that kids’ll love. To add some additional nutrition and texture why not add some Sunny. Sunny is bursting with fruity goodness and is a great way to get some natural goodness into your kid’s diet.
If you want to have some yourself why not top with walnuts and banana chips for a banoffee flavour.
Add some protein punch to your porridge!
Want a quick simple recipe that can up your protein intake at breakfast time that still taste delicious? Try our berry burst protein porridge! Add Fuel10K protein porridge mix with some water. Then to add a berry explosion of flavour mix in some orange juice and frozen berries. Then to add that punch and crunch to your porridge with some dried fruit nuts and seeds to make it a breakfast of champions.
Start The Day Right
Hopefully these 5 of go-to porridge recipes have inspired you to tOATally transform your breakfast recipe roster. Our article, How to add dried fruits, nuts and seeds to your breakfasts, also provides some great options for breakfast recipes to fuel your mornings. Lastly, if you’re looking for any ingredients to create any of our recipes, don’t forget to check out our product pages!