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Cinnamon Porridge with banana pecan topping

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quinoa porridgeA healthy breakfast doesn’t have to be a boring breakfast! This Cinnamon Porridge with Banana Pecan Topping is nutritious, delicious and easy to make.

Using oat milk (instead of water or milk) to prepare this breakfast raises your intake of a soluble fibre called beta-glucan which can actively help reduce cholesterol absorption. This means your delicious brekkie is also good for your heart health!

Serves: 3
Prep time: 2 minutes
Cooking time: 35 minutes
Recipe by Dr Sue Shepherd

INGREDIENTS

– 3 cups Vitasoy Oatmilk original
– 2 tspns vanilla extract
– 1/2 cup traditional rolled oats
– 1 tblspn brown sugar
– 1 tspn cinnamon
– 1 banana sliced
– 1 tblspn chopped pecans
– 1/4 cup golden syrup or maple syrup

INSTRUCTIONS

In a medium saucepan, heat 2.5 cups Vitasoy Oatmilk Original and vanilla extract over medium-high heat until almost boiling. Turn heat down to medium low and add oats and brown sugar.

Stir continuously for 25-30 mins until all Vitasoy Oatmilk Original is absorbed. Stir through cinnamon. Set aside.

In a small frypan over medium heat, add golden (or maple) syrup and warm through. Add banana slices and pecans and heat, tossing gently until banana and pecans coated in syrup and warmed through.

Serve porridge evenly into bowls and top with pecan and banana. Add extra Vitasoy Oatmilk Original to serve.

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