Ah the humble bowl of porridge! This inexpensive, warm, comforting and not to mention healthy breakfast that keeps our tummies happy all winter long. To celebrate World Porridge Day, we’re turning the national dish of Scotland on it’s head, with 5 totally unique ways to enjoy your morning bowl of oats…
This seemingly indulgent crumble-like breakfast is wonderful fresh out of the oven with a nice dollop of creamy yogurt, but it's also the gift that keeps on giving. If you're guilty of never having time for a proper breakfast during the week, you can enjoy this cold for the next few days for a seriously delicious start to the day. It'll keep you full all morning long thanks to the complex carbohydrates and high protein content, along with it's nutritionally dense and wholesome ingredients. Find the recipe, here.
Last year Zoats took the fitness world by storm, and it’s now quite normal to grate courgette into bowls of breakfast oats, despite a few funny looks from family members or co-workers. This savoury porridge recipe might sound like we’ve taken the trend a step too far, but it’s a great way to keep your sweet tooth in check and tastes just like a quick, oaty risotto - perfect for breakfast, lunch or dinner! Find the recipe, here.
Carrot Cake Oats
A sweet twist on the ‘zoats’ trend, but we're using carrot instead. Is coats a thing? Because if it's not, it is now. These carrot cake oats still give you thickness, volume and a portion of your 5 a day whilst tasting like the classic dessert. Find the recipe, here.
Chocolate and Lime Overnight Oats
Is your kind of breakfast something you can grab out the fridge as you run out the door? These chocolate overnight oats can be made the night before and popped in a jam jar to take to work or to eat on the go. They’re also packed with protein, flavour and nutrition to help you start the day well. Find the recipe, here.
Raspberry and Quinoa Porridge
So it might not be made using oats, but this quinoa porridge recipe is a great way to mix up your breakfast routine and will warm you up on those cold, rainy days! Serve it warm straight from the stove, or stir in yogurt and leave it the fridge overnight. Find the recipe, here.