Oatmeal is a common ingredient on any diet chart. There are so many recipes which can be made from it. It can be mixed with anything you want, be it nuts, fruits or flour. Here is a vegan recipe for the classic oatmeal porridge which can be served as a breakfast or a dessert. You can choose to add different types of fruit which suit your taste.

You can serve it warm or chilled and enjoy the goodness of oats.

Why oats are on each dieticians diet chart?

Oats contain all essential minerals and nutrients to keep you healthy and fit.
They are a great source of manganese, selenium, dietary fiber, Vitamins A, E, and B1 (thiamin), protein, calcium, magnesium and phosphorous.

2 cups water
1 cup oats
1 cup soy milk (optional, substitute with boiling water if required)
1 tbsp. sugar, honey or maple syrup
Handful of raisins and nuts
2 strawberries, sliced
1 banana, sliced

1. Bring the water to boil in a pan; add oats and nuts to it.
2. Let it simmer for 3-4 minutes.
3. Add sugar or preferred sweetener and then take it off the heat.
4. Add soy milk to the porridge
5. Serve warm/chilled, garnish with fruit slices

1. Oats get puffy, when added to hot water, so do not worry if the consistency of the porridge is not thick initially.
2. Adjust the sugar or preferred sweetener content to your taste

Serves : 2
Preparation Time : 10 Minutes