Porridge – my favorite breakfast on cold days

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Porridge is my ultimate obsession. I’ve had it for years at least 3 times a week. I know many of you would think “It’s boring”, but let me show you why it’s not.

Porridge is like a blank canvas where you can add whatever colors and flavors you like. It is the perfect breakfast, cheap, fast and easy to make, delicious and healthy.

It also keeps you fool since oats are full of fiber. And than comes the warmness that will make you smile on cold winter mornings.

I have tried plenty of toppings through the years : honey, seeds, raisins, fresh fruits, dry fruits, nuts, jam, poached egg, feta cheese.

If you really love oatmeal, you should also try making one of the oatmeal recipes I have on the site.

Serving size : 2 bowls

Ingredients

Porridge

  • 1 cup oatmeal
  • 2 cups water
  • 1 cup milk
  • A pinch of salt

Toppings

You can choose among a variety of ingredients such as:

  • Fruits
  • Nuts
  • Jams
  • Seeds
  • Honey
  • Nut butter
  • Poached egg

Note : 1 cup – a standard cup of 240 ml

Instructions

  1. In a medium saucepan, combine the oats, milk and water.
  2. Bring the mixture to a low boil and then simmer over medium low heat, stirring often until the liquid has been absorbed and the oats have thickened, around 10 minutes.
  3. Remove from the heat and stir in the salt.
  4. Place it in the bowls, add the toppings and enjoy.

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