Carrot Cake Porridge
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Recipe type: Breakfast
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Serves: 1
 
Ingredients
  • ½ cup of water
  • ½ cup of milk (or dairy free alternative)
  • ½ cup of plain oats
  • 1 tbsp. of chia seeds (optional)
  • 1 tbsp. of vanilla whey protein (optional)
  • 1 tbsp. of agave (or sweetener of choice)
  • 1 tbsp. of golden raisins
  • 1 handful of crushed walnuts
  • 1 carrot
  • 1 dash of vanilla essence
  • 1 tsp. of maca powder (optional and can be swapped for lucuma)
  • ¾ tsp. of cinnamon
  • ¼ tsp. of nutmeg
Instructions
  1. Grate the carrot (half coarsely grated and half finely grated).
  2. Add the water, milk, agave and vanilla essence to a saucepan, bring to the boil and reduce to a simmer.
  3. Add the oats, chia seeds, whey protein powder (if using), spices and raisins to the saucepan. Allow to cook until desired consistency is reached (I like really thick porridge).
  4. Once thick and silky stir through the; maca (if using) grated carrots and crushed walnuts (save a pinch of each to garnish).
  5. Pour into your favourite breakfast bowl and garnish with a pinch of grated carrots, walnuts, sprinkle of cinnamon and swirl of agave. Perfection!
Nutrition Information
Serving size: 1 Calories: 366 Fat: 11.4 Saturated fat: 1.7 Unsaturated fat: 2.1 Trans fat: 0 Carbohydrates: 61.3 Sugar: 28.2 Fiber: 8.2 Protein: 8.9
Recipe by HealthyJon at http://healthyjon.com/carrot-cake-porridge