Raspberry Almond Baked Oats Happy New Year! Hope you enjoyed the holidays. I definitely needed to take a couple of days out to recover. 2018 was intense for me, especially the last two months. But overall it’s been good to me and for that I’m thankful. Like many others around this time of year, I let myself go and ate …
Blueberry Nectarine Baked Porridge If you’re looking for new and fun breakfast ideas that you can prepare in advance and enjoy fuss free on a busy morning, then you need to try this blueberry nectarine baked porridge recipe! Now that the weather is finally getting colder, my breakfasts are now changing from frozen smoothie bowls to porridge and my new favourite, …
Plum Hazelnut Porridge You know it’s autumn when your Instagram and Pinterest feed is jam-packed with endless images of pumpkin recipes, Halloween treats and porridge. Lots and lots of porridge! Not that I would ever complain about an abundance of porridge posts. After all I basically live of porridge during the cooler autumn months and definitely once winter kicks in. There is …
Nut butters can be such a life saver in the morning. They’re a great go-to option, especially on those days when you need something quick or can’t be bothered thinking of something to make but still want to eat something healthy. They’re a great source of vitamins, minerals, healthy fats and protein to start your day off right. They’re also a great addition to porridge.
Baking is my therapy. Whenever I’m feeling stressed or agitated, I always find that baking makes me feel better. The whole process of sifting, measuring, mixing, then knowing I’ll have something yummy to enjoy at the end of it. It also leaves the house smelling so homely and inviting 🙂 my house definitely smelt good when making these Chai Spiced oat bars.
Autumn is here and it’s time to bring out the festive spices. Cinnamon, cloves, nutmeg, ginger and of course not forgetting my favourite spice of all…cardamom!!
Chocolate for breakfast, who could say no to that?
I love porridge, and adding chocolate can only make it taste that much more delicious. I’m sure you would all agree with me!
However, just because this recipe has the word ‘chocolate’ in its title it does not mean it’s not healthy, in fact, it’s the opposite. Full of good carbs, natural sweeteners, good fats and antioxidants. This chocolate porridge recipe only takes 10 minutes to make (because who has more than 10 minutes to prepare breakfast!)
I filmed a short video showing you how to make healthy porridge – all you need is oats, some form of liquid and a pan! Typically when I make porridge I would add some cinnamon to flavour, a mashed banana, some dried fruit (dates and raisins are my favourote!) for some natural sweetness and some nuts, seeds or nut butter for some healthy fats and a bit of crunch. To top it off, i like to add some fresh fruit, berries and whatever else I fancy on that particular day.
This banana blueberry baked oatmeal is vegan, dairy free and can easily be made gluten free. You could add some protein powder, nuts or seeds to make it a more well rounded breakfast.
Are there any Terry’s Chocolate Orange fans in the house? If you live in the UK, you’ll probably be getting one in your Christmas stocking next month, but for those of you not familiar with Terry’s chocolate orange, it’s an orange flavoured chocolate that’s a festive staple in many UK households. Round in shape with separated segments, just like an orange!
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