Is there anything quite as comforting as waking up on a cold dark morning safe in the knowledge that a hot bowl of porridge will warm you up? Steeped in childhood nostalgia, this hug in a bowl meal can be made tempting enough to rise even the sleepiest of heads from their beds.
Not that you needed an excuse to grab a nutritious bowl of goodness, but this week is National Porridge Week, so why not try one, or all, of these delicious porridge recipes to kick start your day the healthy way? Whether you’re craving something warm and comforting or quick and delicious, we’ve got you covered.
Nicola From the Wonky Spatula blog has you covered for those mornings when you just want to curl up and go back to sleep with her simple and easy Almond Porridge recipe soaking oats overnight in almond milk to speed up the cooking process in the morning.
For something a little different and gluten-free, why not try Roz Purcells Coconut Rice Porridge recipe, which is topped with a delicious and easy blueberry chia jam. Dairy-free with a coconut milk base, this porridge recipe will suit most dietary requirements.
If you are feeling extra industrious and plan on leaping out of bed to get a workout in before breakfast, Peachy Palates Hemp Protein Porridge recipe is the perfect way to refuel. With both protein packed hemp and flax seeds and whey protein powder, this is a seriously filling complete meal in a bowl.
Cut out the cooking process altogether with Derval O’Rourke’s simple stir and soak method for her Raspberry and Chia Overnight Oats recipe. As simple as they sound, forget the stove and microwave and grab a jar out of the fridge for the quickest breakfast ever.
Want a recipe that is a saintly way to start the day but feels a little naughty? The Honest Project Hazelnut & Banana Overnight Oats is a sweetly delicious start to the day which will keep you content and full until lunch time.
With all of the above to tempt you into a scrumptious breakfast, there is no excuse for skipping out on the most important meal of the day.