Homemade Chocolate Porridge

 

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This porridge recipe is great for those chocolate cravings early in the morning, without breaking your healthy routine. Each of the three basic ingredients (oats, cocoa, and cinnamon) have proven health benefits, which makes this an excellent breakfast for the whole family. This porridge is also nutritious and filling, so it’s a great start for an active day!

To cook the porridge, you can also use Almond Milk, for a dairy free breakfast. What we love about this breakfast is that it is a great base that you can serve with your favourite fruit and nuts. So play around with the toppings to personalize it and suit your preference.

For grinding the oats we use the 2 liter jug, which is best suited for grinding dry ingredients. This recipe is good for about 8 servings, so you can use, and make ahead for busy days.

Ingredients:

  • 2 C Oats
  • 4 Tbsp Cocoa powder
  • 1 Tsp Cinnamon
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    For cooking:

  • 1 C Low Fat Milk (or non-dairy)
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    Serving suggestion:

  • Banana
  • Strawberry
  • Maple syrup
  • Walnuts
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    Directions:

    Add the oats, cocoa, and cinnamon to your OmniBlend jug, blend from low to high for 30 to 60 seconds to form a fine powder.

    To cook, add 4 tablespoons of the porridge to a saucepan with the milk and heat gently over medium heat. Cook for 3 minutes or until it’s the consistency you like, stirring regularly, and add more liquid if necessary.

    Serve with sliced banana, strawberry, walnuts and a drizzle of maple syrup to taste.

    Store the remainder of porridge base into an airtight container jar, ready to use.