Prep time: 2 mins
Total time: 7 mins
Chocolate berry porridge
This porridge has the goodness of oats with a rich chocolatey flavour, sweetened with berries and dates. It is super easy to make, taking 5 minutes, healthy, cheap and the kids will love it!
vegan, vegetarian, soy free, dessert option, oil free, refined sugar free, kid friendly, nut free option, one pot, gluten free option
⅔ cup of plant-based milk
1 ⅓ cups of water
1 cup rolled oats
10 dates, chopped
2 teaspoons cocoa powder
1 tablespoon ground flax seeds
2 teaspoons desiccated coconut (optional)
1 teaspoon vanilla essence
½ cup frozen blackberries (or other berries of your choice)
Optional toppings: 1 tsp ground or slivered almonds, 1 tsp cacao nibs, sliced banana or other chopped fruit
Place plant-based milk, water, oats, dates, cocoa powder, vanilla essence, optional coconut and a pinch of salt in a large bowl and microwave on high for 2 minutes. Alternatively, place in a saucepan over medium heat and cook for 2 minutes.
Stir and add frozen berries and microwave/cook in the pan for a further 3 minutes or until cooked to your liking.
Optional: top with ground or slivered almonds, cacao nibs and banana.
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