Alongside the combination of slow releasing carbs (low GI) and protein, this also is a great calcium provider, crucial for bone health (and healthy muscle contraction).
50g porridge oats (good quality)
350ml semi skimmed milk
Pinch of salt (even for sweet porridge, this is important)
2 dates, stoned and chopped
3 fresh cherries, stoned and chopped
½ apple, cored and chopped
1 tiny pinch of ground cinnamon
- Into a large saucepan, place the oats, milk and a pinch of salt. Give it a good stir.
- Place the pan over a medium heat on the hob, and cook slowly for approximately 8 minutes. Then serve into a bowl.
- Finally add selected topping and stir into the porridge.