Sally’s Spicy Date Porridge

Sally’s Spicy Date Porridge

“Your Bariatric Dietitian”, Sally Johnston lives inAdelaideand consults inDarwinamongst other locations. She has recently released some very resourceful books on eating before, during and after bariatric surgery.

Here is a yummy-sounding winter recipe from her newsletter archive, see link below for other recipes and articles. Check out her website for her publications.

Spicy Date Porridge

Tuesday, 10 August 2010 11:50:03 AM Australia/Adelaide

Serves 4

1 cup rolled oats
1 teaspoon mixed spice
1 teaspoon vanilla bean paste
2½ cups low fat milk
2 dates, chopped
4 tablespoons almond meal

Combine all ingredients and soak in a microwave safe container for 20 minutes before cooking. Cover and microwave for 3 minutes. Stir. Microwave for another 3 minutes, pausing each minute to stir well. Set aside to cool slightly before spooning into 4 bowls.

Nutrition Information (per serve): energy 1110kJ, protein 11g, fat 9g, saturated fat 2g, carbohydrate 33.5g, fibre 4g.