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Almond Milk Porridge with Berries

Family Meals
  • Makes 3 Portions
  • Not Suitable for freezing
  • Preparation 10 minutes
  • 10 minutes cooking time
  • 140 C°, 275 F°, Gas Mark 1

Ingredients

  • 80g / 3oz blueberries
  • 1 tablespoon maple syrup
  • 80g / 3oz raspberries
  • apple, banana, blueberries and strawberries, to decorate (optional)

Porridge

  • 40 g/1½ oz porridge oats
  • 300 ml/10 fl oz almond milk
  • 1 tablespoon maple syrup

Method

  1. Put the blueberries in a small saucepan with the maple syrup. Stir over the heat for a few minutes until the blueberries are just starting to soften, then remove from the heat and add the raspberries. Set aside.
  2. Place the oats in a small saucepan with the almond milk. Bring to the boil over a medium heat then reduce the heat and simmer for 4-5 minutes until thickened. Add the maple syrup.
  3. Spoon the porridge into bowls and top with the warm fruits.
  4. If you like, create an owl face by topping each portion with two apple slices for wings, sliced halves of banana for feathers, wedge of strawberry for a nose, and slices of bananas topped with blueberries for eyes.

Dairy Free

The king of all breakfasts! A bowl of porridge makes for a great start to the day, and will give you and your baby long-lasting reserves of energy thanks to the slow release of complex carbs. Sweetening it with fresh fruit and a drizzle of maple syrup gives it extra appeal.

 

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