Wholesome oats recipe

Porridge absorbs toxins, helps boost the immune system and the vitamin B6 it contains will help you beat the winter blues


Ingredients (Serves 2)

  • 100g/4oz porridge oats
  • 200ml/7fl oz semi-skimmed milk
  • 300ml/1⁄2pt water
  • Pinch of salt (optional)
  • Extra milk to serve
  • Choice of toppings
  • Toasted nuts and seeds with golden syrup
  • Bananas and maple syrup
  • Stewed fruits

Place the porridge oats, milk, water and salt, if using, into a pan. Bring slowly to the boil, stirring frequently with a wooden spoon, and simmer for a couple of minutes. Pour into warm bowls and add a little extra milk around the edge. Add the topping of your choice and serve immediately.