Oats and Chia Seed Porridge

A great option for cooler mornings, oats have a type of fibre (β glucans that has been shown to help reduce cholesterol and improve blood sugars and gut health. By adding Chia seeds to your oats, you will boost the protein, omega 3 fats and fibre content as well as making a delicious breakfast.

Ingredients

1/3 cup oats
Water
1 tablespoon chia seeds
1/4 teaspoon cinnamon
1/3 cup walnuts
Milk 3/4 cup
1-2 teaspoon honey

Method

Place oats, cinnamon and water in small saucepan, or microwave proof bowl. Bring to boil stir occasionally (watch so it doesn’t boil over). Add chia seeds and ½ milk return to boil and stir. Reduce heat to simmer cook for 3-4 minutes or until chia seed are soft. Add walnuts and cook 1-2 minutes more or until heated through. Serve with rest of milk and honey and banana or other fruit.

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