Protein boost porridge
When we have a fussy eater it’s important to maximise any opportunity to boost nutrients.
If you have a child that eats porridge, this ingredient is an awesome way to increase the protein and vitamins. It also makes it far more creamy (and no it’s not cream 😉).
I have tested a version with a banana and without, and both work really well.
What’s the mystery ingredient? You may not guess…
½ cup oats (either quick cook or oat flour. I put wholegrain oats in my spice grinder to make flour)
¾ – 1 cup milk (regular or plant-based)
½ banana (if you have a banana eater, or can swap for ½ – 1 tsp honey, to taste). Frozen bananas work.
In a saucepan cook oats, milk and banana (if using banana) on a medium low heat, stirring, until mixture thickens.
Make sure the heat is low, add egg and honey (if using honey) stir until well mixed.
Judith, MA Cantab, is an AOTA accredited picky eating advisor and internationally certified nutritional therapist. She works with 100+ families every year resolving fussy eating and returning pleasure and joy to the meal table.
She is also mum to two boys and the author of Creating Confident Eaters and Winner Winner I Eat Dinner. Her dream is that every child is able to approach food from a place of safety and joy, not fear.
Learn more about Judith here: https://theconfidenteater.com/about/