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Power porridge

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Start your day with slow-release carbohydrates and plenty of fibre with this simple porridge.
Serves
2
Prep
5 minutes
Cook
5 minutes
Each 341g serving contains
KCal
290
Carbs
38.1g
Fibre
5.4g
Protein
10.5g
Fat
9.7g
Saturates
1.20g
Sugars
7.0g
Salt
0.06g
Portion Fruit & Veg
1
Ingredients
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Ingredients
30g rolled oats
30g buckwheat flakes
30g quinoa flakes
400ml water
1–2 tsp granulated sweetener, if desired
160g frozen mixed berries, defrosted
10g sunflower seeds, toasted
10g flaked almonds
10g pumpkin seeds
50ml skimmed milk, to serve (optional)
  1. Place the oats, buckwheat and quinoa flakes in a small pan, cover with the water, add the sweetener (if using), and then place over a low heat. Cook for 3–4 minutes.
  2. Divide the porridge between 2 bowls, and top with the berries and toasted seeds. Serve with milk, if desired.

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