Banana and Honey Porridge

Serves
2 people
Cook time
4 min.
Prep time
2 min.

BENEFIT

Porridge is full of protein, iron, calcium, vitamin C and B vitamins, all of which are essential nutrients for a healthy pregnancy. Oats are digested slowly so this will keep you going until lunch.

Ingredients

  • 100g porridge oats (dry)
  • 220ml low fat milk
  • 1 tbsp honey
  • 1 tbsp pumpkin seeds (can also try sunflower or sesame)
  • 1 banana (chopped)

Directions

  1. Put the oats, milk and seeds in a saucepan and gradually bring to the boil.
  2. Once it has come to the boil, cook for 3-4 minutes.
  3. Stir it occasionally. If it gets too thick just add an extra tablespoon of milk.
  4. Stir in the honey and serve with slices of chopped banana.

BENEFIT

Porridge is full of protein, iron, calcium, vitamin C and B vitamins, all of which are essential nutrients for a healthy pregnancy. Oats are digested slowly so this will keep you going until lunch.

High in:

  • Vitamin E
  • Thiamin
  • Vitamin B12

Low in:

  • Saturated fat
TIP

You can vary this recipe for different tastes each morning, try raspberries, strawberries, blueberries or some chopped nuts.