Simple Porridge Recipes; Cheery Chia Seed & Pineapple Porridge


PineappleNothing bolsters my early start like a bowl of cheery chia seed and pineapple Porridge. I love the flavour of pineapple on Porridge and I like the vitamin C zing I get from it too. I think that pineapple is the perfect partner to Porridge, giving a sweet lift to a healthy breakfast.

If you’ve never used chia seeds before let me tell you a little bit about them; Chia are small grey seeds which come from a plant native to Mexico. Whilst small in size the seeds pack a nutritional punch with high levels of: Chia 2

  • Fiber
  • calcium,
  • manganese,
  • phosphorus,
  • healthy omega-3 fats
  • and protein.

So this Porridge is packed with goodness but still fast and simple to make.


Cheery Chia Seed & Pineapple Porridge

Cheery Chia & Pineapple Porridge sml2Serves: One

Cooking & preparation time: 5 mins


3/4 cup quick cook oats

1 cup of cold water

1/2 cup of milk

2 pineapple rings or a generous serving of pineapple pieces

2 teaspoons of chia seeds

Optional toppings: Ground almonds or dessicated coconut in place of the chia seeds.


Place the oats, water and milk in a deep bowl and stir thoroughly.

Put the bowl into a microwave and cook on full power for 2 mins.

Open the door and stir the Porridge, then cook for a further 2 mins.

Remove the cooked Porridge from the microwave and add the pineapple and some juice too.

Finally sprinkle the chia seeds over the bowl and enjoy Porridge the simple way.

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