I love recipes that are a cinch to make, but taste like you have been slaving over the stove for hours. This is one of those recipes. Stewed apple and blackberries, lovingly nestled on a bed fluffy porridge oats… Continue reading “Stewed Apple and Blackberry Porridge”
So I had a dilemma.
One I imagine that most people experience around this time of year. I had half a can of pumpkin puree left over from my Pumpkin and Cinnamon Swirl Buns and I had no ideas what to do with it. I know, I know big problem, huh?. Anyway I hate wasting food, so I tried to come up with a tasty way to use it up. I thought maybe a smoothie, but it was too chilly to enjoy an icy smoothie. I thought cupcakes, but I had just demolished most of the buns and figured I should aim for something healthier. So I thought I would create a Pumpkin Pie Overnight Oats recipe!
So things have been pretty hectic around these here parts recently! I’ve just passed my driving test (yay!) and so have been pretty busy in the lead up to that! What has really saved me is recipes like this one. A great on-the-go breakfast recipe! The kind of recipe where you splodge a load of tasty ingredients in a pot and hope for the best!
Life can get pretty hectic, and so for me sometimes it is the small things that really make me appreciate the weekend. This weekend, it was having time to have a lazy breakfast in bed. I normally grab something on the go, but this Saturday I pootled around in the kitchen and made this amazing porridge, and then took it back to bed and snarfled it.
Millet is a really amazing seed that I am rather obsessed with it at the moment. This tiny power seed is rich in iron, B vitamins and calcium! It is alkalizing and naturally gluten-free. Millet has quite a neutral flavour. Once it is toasted, it takes on a light nutty flavour. It can be used for sweet and savoury recipes, and it comes in several different forms.