CUSTARD OATS

Updated: Aug 22


Ingredients:

  • 45g rolled oats

  • 250 mls milk of choice

  • Splash of vanilla extract

  • Pinch of salt (optional)

  • 1 egg, lightly beaten

  • Splash of maple syrup or honey

Serving: 1 large/2 small portions


Topping ideas:

  • Natural yoghurt and berries, roasted peach, poached pear or tinned prunes. Add a sprinkle of flaxseed or chia seeds for extra fibre and a boost of healthy fats!

  • Grated carrot, sultanas and cinnamon or nutmeg

  • Cherries and almonds

  • Sliced banana and nut butter e.g. peanut or almond butter


Difficulty swallowing?

Try any combination of these soft toppings

  • Yoghurt

  • Creme fraiche

  • Mashed banana

  • Stewed fruit

  • Compote

  • Coulis

  • Ground almonds

  • Smooth nut or seed butter

  • Grated apple or carrot (if tolerated)

  • Chia seed jam https://www.thecancerdietitian.com/post/magical-blueberry-vanilla-chia-seed-jam-by-oh-she-glows


Method:

  1. Add the oats, milk, vanilla extract and salt to a pan and cook until the oatmeal thickens.

  2. Remove the pan from the heat and add in the beaten egg and maple syrup or honey.

  3. Return the pan to a low heat and stir the mixture for 2-3 minutes to cook through.

  4. Serve in a bowl and top with whichever toppings you like!



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