Old fashioned Porridge: a perfect breakfast

written by Eloisa 08/15/2016
Old fashioned Porridge: a perfect breakfast

Porridge is a typical Scottish recipe that is usually eaten in the morning for breakfast. It is a really easy to prepare and needs very few ingredients.

Although it is a simple dish opens the doors of our creativity, since once prepared the classic base can be seasoned with what is desired; The Porridge toppings are varied: fresh fruit cut into slices, nuts, sugar, spices, seeds, cream or even whiskey. The traditional Scottish topping is, in fact, sugar and whiskey and is usually accompanied with double cream.

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Old fashioned Porridge

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Phase 1 · Phase 3 · Phase 4 Serves: 1 - 2 Prep Time: Cooking Time:

Ingredients

  • 3/4 cup oats
  • 2 cup water
  • 1/2 cup oat milk or coconut (optional) *
  • 1 pinch of salt
  • 1 tablespoon birch xylitol (optional)
  • You can use the topping you prefer

Instructions

  1. Put water and oat milk or coconut (optional) ** in a pot
  2. When boiling, add the whole oat flakes and stir
  3. Add a pinch of salt and a tablespoon of xylitol (optional) **
  4. If after 10 minutes has absorbed all the water add a little more. Let cook 10 minutes more
  5. Serve hot or cold, according to taste, with the desired topping
This recipe is compatible with the Fast Metabolism Diet – FMD Phase 1, Phase 3 and Phase 4.
With these quantities gets 1 P1 breakfasts for >20 pounds or 2 P3 breakfasts for >20 pounds.
For a full P1 breakfast integrate with 1 and 1/2 cup of phase fruit. For a full P3 breakfast integrate with 1 and 1/2 cup of phase fruit, protein, vegetables and healthy fats.

 

My favorite topping for each phase:

porridge clásico con fresas y canela

Phase 1: fresh strawberries and cinnamon

Porridge clásico

Phase 3: raw hazelnuts, chia seeds, grated coconut, raw cacao chips, extra creamy coconut milk and hazelnut cream

porridge clásico con fruta y pistachos

Phase 4: Fresh and apple strawberries, raw pistachio and cinnamon.

And what is your favorite?

Notes

*This recipe uses oat milk or coconut milk as seasoning, depending on the phase. - **The original recipe does not contain these ingredients. -WARNING FOR CELIAC: always check that the products that you use are certified without gluten, for who has doubts in this respect can be informed in the following link: http://bit.ly/GlutenFreeSymbol

Don’t forget to comment what is your favorite topping 🙂