slow cooked carrot cake porridge recipe
In need of some kitchen inspiration these school holidays? Get the kids involved in preparing and cooking this super easy porridge recipe that tastes like cake, but is secretly nutrient dense. Or, pop on overnight and have a delicious breakfast waiting the next morning with minimal clean up, but maximum taste. Peep a step-by-step by recipe below from Recipe Mumma, or scroll to the end to find a recipe card for easy use later. This recipe is gluten free, refined sugar free and can be modified to be dairy free/vegan (use plant based milk) and nut free (skip the walnuts).
2 medium apples, grated
2 medium carrots, peeled and grated
1/2 cup dates, finely chopped
1/2 cup walnuts, chopped
2 cups rolled oats
1 tsp vanilla
2 cups milk of choice
2 cups water
Place all prepared ingredients into a slow cooker and stir to combine
Cook on low for 8-10 hours (ideally put on before going to bed).
Serve warm into bowls with a dash of milk, yoghurt, and an extra sprinkling of honey, cinnamon and walnuts!