½ cup serve has:
6g of protein which is the same as an egg
5.3g of fibre which is AMAZING! Ladies we need 28g a day and guys 38g for you
Yes it is a carb rich food, but a damn good one, and carbs like this are not to be feared but embraced! They release energy slowly and are a fuel that your gut bacteria LOVE. We really need to keep those gut bugs healthy given they have an impact on your mood as well as a million other functions.
Here’s how to power up your porridge!
Boost the overall protein by:
Making with milk and adding a couple of tablespoons of milk powder
Adding a dollop of peanut butter on top
Sprinkling with nuts/seeds
Add natural sweetness:
Cook with frozen berries or sprinkle some on top
Add a tbsp of dried fruit like sultanas or chopped dried apricots
Add grated or stewed apple with a sprinkle of cinnamon and a drop vanilla extract
Can’t eat oats? No worries! Brown rice porridge is a great alternative for a delicious warming start to the day, also pack with nutrients to keep your body feeling great!