The Official Oats Recipes Thread!

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17/04/2013 at 23:09
So I'm sick of eating the same boring oats, for breakfast or as a quick, day off work dinner... Honey, Cashew Nuts and Blueberries is my latest attempt, TASTY! Must be plenty of recipes about, get sharing
17/04/2013 at 23:32

Mix some Marmite in for an interesting flavour.

18/04/2013 at 07:06
Sultanas, marmalade and sunflower seeds today.
I also like banana and glace ginger.
Not tried marmite: Perhaps I'll give it a go tomorrow.
18/04/2013 at 07:12
Marmite is too interesting for me, blergghhh!!

Anybody tried the egg whites mixed in for extra protein, that's my plan this morning
Edited: 18/04/2013 at 07:14
18/04/2013 at 08:52

Why not try variety? Muesli with yoghurt, egg on toast, sultana bran?

Some recipes I use:

  • Acacia honey
  • Fresh fruit from the garden or whatever is on offer in the supermarket
  • dried fruit
  • Seeds
  • Jam
  • Compote (whatever flavour)

Also try mixing up what you make the porridge with. Not just 'normal' milk what about almond/rice/hazelnut/coconut milk? it'll give the porridge a different flavour.

18/04/2013 at 09:05

tried the egg recipe, do not use 2 eggs, just one! far too eggy :/
i use almond milk sometimes then top with raspberries.

Pudge    pirate
18/04/2013 at 09:08

I alternate between putting honey and peanut butter in my porridge.  Still not bored of either taste, but then I can tolerate bland foods quite well, as long as I consider them to be nutritious.

18/04/2013 at 09:12

250 gram Oats, 125 Gram of Brown sugar, 125 Gram Butter, and 45 gram golden syrup, 100 gram of raisins, teaspoon of Cinnamon and Ginger

Melt butter, syrup and sugar, pour in the rest mix well and put in a non stick dish, press down to about 1 inch thick and bake for 20 mins on 180.

Perfect way to eat boring oats 

 

18/04/2013 at 09:38

flapjack yes, i consider it more of a treat, because of the amount of butter i use!

sometimes i make flapjack with dried apricots, oats and flaxseed, little less butter and more syrup to keep it together...

18/04/2013 at 09:51

I had an unbroken 12 month run of chocolate porridge - large spoon of hot chocolate and a little brown sugar, pinch of salt - which only came to an end when my brother came over from Canada at Christmas and brought maple syrup with him.  So it's maple syrup (and a little brown sugar) for me at the moment. (60g oats, 320ml semi-skimmed.)

18/04/2013 at 09:55

Cheese and marmite flapjack.
Rhubarb and ginger flapjack.
Apple flapjack.

I used fruit puree that you continue to cook until golden. You use a lot less butter and syrup in the flapjack than otherwise. I tend not to use any if I'm making it for myself.

if you want something quite sickly then use chocolate milk.

18/04/2013 at 10:08

Nope, I like my porridge just oats and 50/50 almond milk (or oat milk) and water. Nothing else needed! Sugar is the devil's work...

18/04/2013 at 10:32

When porridge I always have it with just soya milk, no milk no nothing else. 50g porridge oats and 200ml soy/almond milk.

18/04/2013 at 10:59

Water. There is nothing else you need.

That said, I've always thought a kipper would go well in it but never tried.....

18/04/2013 at 11:18

 

there was a great flapjack recipe on here a few years back that used orange juice and dried apricots to help hold it together.

18/04/2013 at 20:37
I use frozen fruit, blueberries make for an entertainingly purple porridge whereas strawberries and raspberries make it look like an explosion in a pre-pubescent girl's room.
18/04/2013 at 21:18
Some lovely visions there!
Might have to try the rhubarb and ginger flapjack
18/04/2013 at 21:28
I love flapjacks and also use frozen fruit if there's none fresh. I was talking to a friend today and she crumbles up a choccie biscuit in the hot porridge to give it a different taste and texture, that could be an idea?
18/04/2013 at 23:27

Use the dry skin from between your toes. It's the same consistency as oats. If you want some cheeese, just pick some off your...

19/04/2013 at 01:37

i love porridge, either with golden syrup, honey or maple syrup

sometimes with choc spread in it , or fresh fruits

i make flap jacks, but use treacle instead of golden syrup and put chopped nuts in with brown sugar and choc chips  - mmm mmm  - i have  a sweet tooth

i often eat muesli for breakfast with natural yogurt and a spoon of choc spread or honey  - usually choc TBH  - and add blue berries , raspberries or strawberries , banana , or some fruit i have in house

i like maramite  - but seriously , with porridge? no

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