Stewed Apple and Cinnamon Porridge
Good morning beautiful people, it’s been a challenging couple of weeks with not knowing if I was going to survive the government’s so-called childcare-rescue package. I know lots of people have been impacted by the virus (I can see lots of you nodding your head in agreement) and the next few months are going to be tough… But I have decided to STOP focusing on what is out of my control and go back to my mantra 'it is what it is' and just focus on what I can do to survive hence the pumpkin soup selling and distributing and I look forward to creating and selling more dishes…
In the meantime, it’s great to see lots of people are taking the opportunity to make home-cooked meals for their families. This is an opportunity to nourish your body and mind and what a better way to start the day as the weather cools down than with a healthy homemade, reliable porridge recipe.
Ingredients Stewed Apples
2 small apples peeled and diced
2 tablespoons water
1/2 -1 teaspoon cinnamon (depends how much you like cinnamon)
2 teaspoons honey or maple syrup
2 1/2 - 3 cups milk or water I used half milk, half water. (you can use whatever ratio you like).
1 1/2 cups rolled oats
pinch of salt (just an itsy bits pinch)
Method StewEd apples
place apples, cinnamon, water, maple syrup or honey in a small saucepan on low heat, cooking (stirring occasionally) until apples are soft. If water has evaporated before the apples have softened just add a little more water.
In a large pot, over medium heat, bring milk or water to the boil. Reduce heat to a simmer and stir in a pinch of salt, and oats.
Stir the oats as often as you can for approx. 10 minutes as this will produce a smooth and creamy porridge.
If you want a thinner consistency, just add more milk or water.
Stir stewed apples into porridge and serve with your favourite topping. I just used whatever I had in the fridge.
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