Porridge is a great breakfast to start off the day, especially for growing children and Lentil and Coco eat it most mornings. It’s so simple and quick too. We usually add raisins, maybe some cinnamon, or other fruit. They don’t seem to tire of it, but I do! So every so often, I try out a few new flavours. Coconut is a current favourite. I’ve used banana, strawberries and blueberries here, but you can add any fruit, whatever will get you going on a Monday morning!
Makes 1 adult and 1 child portion (about 4tbsp for an adult and 2 tbsp for a child portion). Just multiply accordingly for the rest of the family.
6 tbsp organic porridge oats
2 heaped tbsp coconut flakes plus extra for sprinkling on top
1 banana, sliced
handful of strawberries, topped and sliced
handful of blueberries
Add the porridge oats and milk to a saucepan and bring to the boil. Add the coconut flakes and simmer for about 5-6 minutes, stirring occasionally. Serve with your favourite fruit (or whatever is leftover in the fruit bowl!) piled high and sprinkle some coconut flakes on top.