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Organic Honey, Fruit and Almond Porridge Recipe





1. Soak the oats ideally overnight or a few hours beforehand (this helps to break down starches and reduce the naturally occurring phytic acid (the outer layer of all grains) which improves nutrient absorption).

2. Heat the milk over a medium heat and add the pureed apple, ground cinnamon and oats. Cook for about 3 minutes, stirring, until soft.

3. Add the ground almonds and raisins for 1 minute, and gently stir.

4. Check the porridge is the right consistency for you and cooked through. Pour into a serving bowl.

5. Add a drizzle of honey and top with blueberries.


Organic rolled oats contain vital nutrients such as B complex vitamins, beta-glucans, manganese, phosphorus, magnesium, copper, iron, zinc and folate. They also contain antioxidants called avenanthramides, which have an anti-inflammatory effect. They are a slow-release food that helps to balance blood sugar levels and will help to keep cognition and mood stable.

Extracted from Smart Foods for ADHD and Brain Health: How Nutrition Influences Cognitive Function, Behaviour and Mood by Dr Rachel Gow, published by Jessica Kingsley Publishers.

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