Many people love a good breakfast. Personally, as many of you will know I think breakfast it the most important meal of the day. For me, eating porridge is a great way to kick start my day. On a cold winters morning I like nothing more than a big bowl of warm porridge. It helps to keep me full until lunch. As I love to experiment with food so I have invented a variety of recipes and these three are a few of my favourites. Of course I had to share these recipes with you.
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When it comes to my porridge I have to be honest I’m a creature of habit especially at breakfast time. Normally I will always choose cinnamon as a natural sweeter for my porridge. One morning I went to the cupboard for my little sweeter and it was gone. I had put the last of the cinnamon in a recipe the day before. I needed get more cinnamon next time we went shopping.
Instead of the sweetness I decided to add a little spice. The ginger was looking at me from the shelf in the pantry. Therefore I decided to try it in my porridge. Ginger is a popular spice in lots of recipes. I like to use it in curries, soups and stews too. It’s a delicious spice that can help to flavour a very plain meal. Plus it works really well with chocolate. It made this porridge sweet and spicy. A great way to kick start the morning.
Generations of parents have often told their children to eat their carrots to help them see in the dark. My dear old Dad used to tell my brother Piers and I to eat our carrots. Dad would always say they would help us to see in the dark. He would usually ask Piers and I, ‘Have you ever seen a rabbit wearing glasses?’ To which we would reply in unison, ‘NO.’ ‘Exactly,’ he would continue, ‘that’s because they eat their carrots.’
Carrots are a great source of vitamin A as well as many other brilliant vitamins and minerals. Vitamin A helps eyesight and a lack of this vitamin could lead to blindness in children. So in a roundabout way, carrots can help you to see in the dark. There has to be a deficiency in the eye in the first place for your eyesight to improve. That doesn’t mean to say you should stop eating them. They are packed full of goodness and they are so tasty in this porridge recipe.
Recently I’ve been eating porridge for breakfast every morning. Nothing beats a big bowl of steaming porridge on a cold winters morning. Normally I change my fruit toppings, but the other day I noticed we had dried figs and walnuts leftover from Christmas. I decided to try these in my porridge.
A study suggests that figs and walnuts are a great snack. Figs are loaded with very good quality antioxidants and walnuts are packed with fibre. Plus walnuts contain healthy fats that are great for the heart. Although this dried fruit and nut combination does make a delicious snack I think they make an even better breakfast.
3 Vegan Porridge Recipes were delicious and I enjoyed them all. It’s normally only me that eat porridge in the morning. I like to prepare the porridge oats the night before and store them in the fridge. When oats are soaked overnight it helps the body to absorb them better. If food is easier to absorb it means the body can gain more nutrients. And more nutrients equals a healthier body. That makes it a winning situation to me. Also, it means making the porridge in the morning is also very simple and easy. Plus these breakfasts are super tasty too. However you decide to eat these dishes, as always, please enjoy.