All posts tagged: porridge

The Perfect Porridge | Peach & Pistachio

Last week I introduced you guys to the #PerfectPorridge campaign with a lovely coconut and pineapple combo, which went down swimmingly with everybody except for my Grandmother, who for some reason thought it was an appalling idea. This week, I’ve decided I’m heavy into alliteration (peach, pistachio and porridge, in case that wasn’t clear) for another subtly sweet and relatively cheap breakfast bowl. You might be able to tell from a few of my recipes lately (cherry bakewell fairycakes for example) that I’m suddenly using canned fruit a lot more. This is because budget-wise it’s way friendlier than the fresh stuff, and from everything I’ve read there’s no harm in it – correct me if I’m wrong! Don’t forget to send me a tweet or tag me on Instagram if you make either of my #PerfectPorridge recipes, or if you come up with a #PerfectPorridge of your own! 1 cup Flahavan’s Irish organic jumbo oats 1 cup soya/almond milk (you can of course use dairy) 1 and a half cups water 1 can peach slices 1 …

Overnight Oats

As you’ve all been told at least twice a week your whole life, breakfast is the most important meal of the day. When it comes to metabolism, this is totally true. According to the Dartmouth-Hitchcock Norris Cotton Cancer Center, eating breakfast can increase your resting metabolism by up to 10 percent. So, read below about why this recipe is convenient/fantastic/all you ever hoped or dreamed of and more and make sure you take heed. I am undeniably a night person. So this new (new to me, anyway) ‘porridge that you don’t have to cook and you eat it cold’ thing is pretty much perfect for ensuring I have something in the fridge to suit my grab-n-go routine in the morning. Trying to leave the house by 8:15am and remember my own name is enough of a challenge, so making adequate time to eat a breakfast worthy of the weetabix adverts is just never going to happen. This has been my first attempt at overnight oats and I just used some stuff I had in the cupboard, …