Nutrition

Healthy Porridge Recipes | 5 Delicious Ways To Boost Your Breakfast Porridge

 
Oats are a great staple in any athletes diet.

They provide slow release energy, and are jam packed with health-boosting fibre. Here are some great ideas for giving your oats some life in the mornings!


#1 Cacao breakfast oats

 
Ingredients

– 80g Rolled oats
– 10 g Organic cacao powder
– 240ml Skimmed milk/milk of choice
– 1 Teaspoon cinnamon
– ½ Teaspoon vanilla extract
– 15g Honey

Method

1) Mix the oats and milk in a microwavable safe bowl or container.

2) Microwave this mixture for 2 1/2  minutes.

3) Remove and add in the cacao powder and cinnamon, mixing well to combine the ingredients then add in the vanilla.

4) Drizzle the honey on top and serve!

Macros

Calories: 465
Carbs: 84g
Protein: 20g
Fat: 6g


#2 Chia seed and almond overnight oats

 
chia seed overnight oat recipe

Ingredients

– 80g Rolled oats
– 10g Organic chia seeds
– 250ml Almond milk
– 30g Greek yoghurt (fat free)
– 1 Teaspoon vanilla extract
– 80g Blueberries
– 30g Whole Almonds
– 20g Flaxseed powder
Zero sugar MYSYRUP – Maple flavour
– Sweetener

Method 

1) In a bowl or jar, mix together the almond milk, Greek yoghurt, chia seeds, oats and flaxseed powder.

2) Combine well and cover with either a lid or some Clingfilm.

3) Leave in the fridge overnight.

4) In the morning, add in the cinnamon, vanilla extract and sweetener. Top with the almonds and fruit and drizzle with syrup. Serve!

Macros

Calories: 735
Carbs: 82g
Protein: 25g
Fat: 34g


#3 Mocha overnight oats

 
Ingredients

– 80g Rolled oats
– 10g Organic cacao powder
– 20g Organic chia seeds
– 15g
Organic Raw cacao nibs
– 80g Banana
– 10g Honey
– 120ml Brewed coffee
– 120ml Skimmed milk
Zero sugar MYSYRUP – Chocolate flavour

Method 

1) Prepare your coffee to your taste.

2) Add the oats, cacao nibs, cacao powder and chia seeds to a container or a jar.

3) Add in the banana sliced into small pieces, coffee and honey. Cover tightly and shake the mixture until it is fully combined.

4) Refrigerate overnight and serve with some MYSYRUP!

Macros

Calories: 669
Carbs: 100g
Protein: 23g
Fat: 19g


#4 Overnight peanut butter maca oats

 
banana protein oats

Ingredients

– 100g banana
– 80 g Rolled oats
– 250ml Skimmed milk
– 25g Smooth peanut butter
– 5g Organic maca powder
– 1 Teaspoon cinnamon

Method 

1) Mix all the ingredients together in a bowl (except the banana) and combine well.

2) Slice the banana up. Pour the oat mixture into a jar or container, layering the banana in between it as you go.

3) Seal the container with either a lid or cling film.

4) Refrigerate overnight and the following morning sprinkle some more cinnamon on top before serving.

Macros

Calories: 667
Carbs: 104g
Protein: 26g
Fat: 17g


#5 Orange crème overnight oats

 
Ingredients

– 80g Rolled oats
– 1 scoop Impact Whey Protein – Orange crème flavour
– 10g Organic chia seeds
– 240ml milk of choice
– Half teaspoon ginger
– Half teaspoon cinnamon
– Teaspoon vanilla extract
Zero sugar MYSYRUP – Maple flavour

Method 

1) Combine all the ingredients together in a sealable jar or container.

2) Shake well and refrigerate for eight hours.

3) Serve with MYSYRUP and enjoy!

Macros

Calories: 614
Carbs: 72g
Protein: 42g
Fat: 16g


#6 Pecan pie overnight oats

 
pecan oats porridge

Ingredients

– 80 g Rolled oats
– 1 scoop Impact Whey Protein Pecan pie flavour
– 25 g Almond butter
– 1 Teaspoon vanilla extract
– 20g Chopped pecans
– 80 g Banana cut into slices
– 1 Teaspoon cinnamon
– 240ml skimmed milk
– Sweetener

Method 

1) Begin by mixing the wet ingredients together in a bowl, including the almond butter.

2) Add in the rest of the ingredients. Seal and shake the jar until all the ingredients are combined well; I usually stir again after this to ensure the protein powder is fully mixed in.

3) Refrigerate over night.

4) In the morning serve with some more cinnamon on top!

Macros

Calories: 907
Carbs: 97g
Protein: 46g
Fat: 38g


#7 Overnight apple and raisin oats

 
Ingredients

– 80g Rolled oats
– 5g Organic maca powder
– 100g Apple chopped into small cubes
– 50g Raisins
– 240ml Skimmed milk
– 30 g Sunflower seeds
– 1 teaspoon cinnamon.
Zero sugar MYSYRUP – Raspberry flavour

Method  

1) Begin by layering some of the apple pieces at the bottom of a jar or container.

2) Drizzle some MYSYRUP over the apple.

3) Add the rest of the dry ingredients into the jar and then finally pour in the milk.

4) Shake well and seal tightly then refrigerate the jar over night.

5) Serve the next morning with some more syrup drizzled on top.

Macros

Calories: 733
Carbs : 94g
Protein: 29g
Fat: 27g


Take Home Message

 
Don’t get bored of eating plain porridge every day – it’s a delicious, warming meal that can be varied in hundreds of ways – these are just a few ideas!



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