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Banana porridge with berries

Filling, satisfying, tasty and good for you. This porridge can be served hot or cold and provide you with energy to last you all morning. So start your day with my banana porridge with berries.

Good for…

Packed full of nuts that provide minerals, eg magnesium and manganese, and vitamins, eg vitamin E. These along with fruit will provide you with fibre and vitamin C and the cinnamon will help to balance blood sugar levels.

What you need:
100g raw cashews
100g raw almonds
100g raw pecan halves
Pinch sea salt
1 ripe banana
500ml almond milk
2 tbsp chia seeds (optional)
¼ tsp cinnamon
½ tsp pure vanilla extract
50g strawberries
50g raspberries

What you do:
Place the nuts in a large bowl and sprinkle with the salt. Add enough filtered water to cover the nuts by at least 2cms. Cover and soak overnight.

Drain the nuts and rinse 2 or 3 times, until the water runs clear.

Add the nuts to a food processor or high-speed blender add the banana and, almond milk, vanilla extract and cinnamon and process until smooth.

Pour the porridge into a saucepan and heat over medium-high heat for 8 minutes or until thick
Pour into a bowl add chia seeds, chopped strawberries and raspberries enjoy.

Serves 4