Oat & chia porridge with prunes
- Preparation and cooking time
- plus overnight soaking
- Serves 2
- 6 prunes
- few pinches ground cinnamon
- 50g traditional oats
- 2 tbsp chia seeds
- ½ tsp vanilla extract
- 300ml bio yogurt
- milk , for diluting (optional)
- 2 small pears , cored and thickly sliced
- 2 tsp sunflower or pumpkin seeds (optional)
- STEP 1
The night before, put the prunes in a small pan with the cinnamon. Cover scantily with water and bring to the boil, then simmer for 5 mins. Tip into a bowl and set aside to soak overnight.
- STEP 2
Put a kettle full of water on to boil. Tip the oats and chia seeds into a bowl, pour over 300ml boiling water then stir well. Cover and leave to soak overnight too.
- STEP 3
The next morning, stir the vanilla and half the yogurt into the oat mixture then dilute to the consistency you like best with a little milk or water if necessary. Spoon into bowls and top with the remaining yogurt, the prunes, pears and seeds, if using, then dust with a little more cinnamon, if you like.