Spiced Chia Porridge

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In developing a recipe, this Spiced Chia Porridge with Caramelised Pears has become a weekly staple in our house. It has everything you could possibly want in a breakfast; it’s warming, the ginger adds a delicious spicy kick, it contains a great combination of protein and fats AND it has caramelised pears on top…who could ask for more?

Admittedly, this recipe looks a little laborious however it is definitely worth the 15 minutes it takes to make. You simply have to try it!

Spiced Chia Porridge

Serves 4

360g almond milk – or milk of choice
6 tbsp chia seeds
3 pears
15g coconut oil
1 tbsp raw honey
1 tsp vanilla extract
2 tsp ground ginger

  1. Roughly chop two pears, add to a saucepan with 1 tablespoon of water and place over a high heat with a lid on.
  2. Put the milk, chia seeds and ginger in a blender and blitz for 30 seconds. Pour into a saucepan and gently heat.
  3. Take the saucepan with the pears off the heat and set aside.
  4. Put a frying pan over a medium hot heat, melt the coconut oil and add the honey. Slice the remaining pear and add to the frying pan, cook for one minute each side or until golden.
  5. Roughly mash the reserved pears into a puree and spoon into ramekins. Pour the chia porridge onto the puree and then top with the deliciously hot caramelised pear slices.

I hope you enjoy this recipe!

Hannah x

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