Coconut Chia Porridge

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Serves 1

Ingredients

Porridge

2 Tbsp chia seeds

2 tsp flaxseeds

1 Tbsp sliced almonds

1/2 cup lite coconut milk

1/2 cup water

1/4 tsp cinnamon

1 Tbsp sultanas

To Serve

1 Tbsp yoghurt

1 tsp sliced almonds

1 piece small fruit, chopped (e.g. kiwifruit)

Method

  1. Cook porridge. Add all porridge ingredients and a pinch of salt to a small pot and bring to a simmer over medium heat. Once simmering, reduce heat to low and cook a further 5 minutes, until thickened and chia seeds have swollen.
  2. Serve porridge topped with yoghurt, almonds and fruit.

Nutritional Info (per serve)
Energy (kJ): 1247
Energy (Cal): 298
Carbohydrate (g): 21.5
Protein (g): 7.4
Fat (g): 19.4
Saturated Fat (g): 8.6
Sugars (g): 16.0


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