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Porridge with Bananas & Almonds

Porridge with Bananas & Almonds

Serves: 1 person

Prep time: 5m

Cook Time: 15m


The name itself gives an impression that the recipe is going to be full of goodness, which of course it is. Oats are full of fiber , antioxidants, vitamins and minerals. Make rolled oats a healthy part of your diet. As we know, consuming porridge can keep you filling fuller. Plus it can be eaten in so many ways! Add your choice of fruits an dry fruits that suit your style of eating. Bananas are rich in nutrients and soluble fiber. During digestion, the soluble fiber dissolves in liquid to form a gel, which gives bananas their spongy texture. And almonds are rich in vitamin E, potassium and magnesium. They can help reduce the levels of cholesterol.

Author Bio: Monica Henin, the author of this post is a food expert and a passionate cook. Her blogs and articles have been published on several reputed websites. Her work clearly depicts an in-depth knowledge of healthy recipes and food tips. Check out more about her work on www.addonkitchen.com.


Ingredients

  • 1 Cup Milk or Coconut Milk
  • 2 Teaspoons Sliced Almonds
  • 1/4 Cup Rolled Oats
  • 1 Tablespoon Dates (chopped)
  • 1 Teaspoon Chia Seeds
  • 1 Banana (sliced)
  • 1 Tablespoon Honey
  • 1 Pinch Saffron (optional)
  • 2 Teaspoons Cinnamon Powder
  • 1 Scoop Blueberries

Instructions

  1. Start off with soaking the oats and chia seeds in water for 10-15 minutes, but in separate bowls.
  2. For slicing almonds and chopping banana, blueberries and dates, you need to choose the best cutlery knife.
  3. Take a pan now and turn on the heat (medium). Add milk, almonds, banana, blueberries, cinnamon, and dates in the pan. Stir the pan.
  4. Now, add saffron to the pan. Wait for 30 seconds and then, add oats as well.
  5. Let all the ingredients cook for a minute or so, and when you see the porridge become consistence, which will only appear when the oats are cooked properly, you need to take the pan off the heat.
  6. Pour the porridge into a serving bowl, and add some honey along with chia seeds. Your recipe is ready!

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