Chocolate Porridge

This porridge is just like eating dessert for breakfast without the guilt. Creamy oats provide fibre, some protein and B vitamins for slow release energy and a happy tummy. It might be just the ticket to get your kids eating a nutritious and sustaining breakfast before school.

  • Family friendly
  • Dairy Free
  • Gluten free
  • Lactose Free
  • FODMAP Friendly Options
  • Breakfast
  • Nut Free Options
  • Snack
  • Dessert
  • Vegan
  • Vegetarian
  • Lunchbox
  • Sweet Treat

 

Preparations time: 5mins
Cooking time: 10 minutes
Serves: 1

Ingredients

1/3 cup rolled oats
1 cup water
1-2 tbsp coconut (or other) milk
1 tbsp chia seeds
1 tbsp cacao
½ tsp cinnamon
½ tsp vanilla
½ tsp maple syrup
1 tbsp natural peanut butter
Fruit, nuts and seeds to serve, if desired

Instructions

1. Combine the oats, water, milk, chia, cacao, cinnamon and vanilla in a saucepan over low heat,
2. Stir occasionally for 5-7 minutes or until the porridge thickens and becomes creamy.
3. Remove from heat, transfer to a bowl and serve with a dollop of peanut butter and your favourite breakfast toppings: sliced fruit, yoghurt, homemade low sugar granola, nuts and seeds.

Alternatives

For a FODMAP Friendly option, swap the oats for buckwheat groats.

Download the full recipe in PDF format

Create by Melbourne Naturopath Bree Jenner