Porridge may not appear to be the most thrilling breakfast on the planet at first glance. You may, however, turn your plain oatmeal into something more colorful, tasty, and healthful. If you haven’t tried apple and walnut porridge with maple syrup, then you’re missing out!

This porridge is high in fiber and micronutrients. Good for your general health and gives you the energy you require to keep up with your active lifestyle. It will enhance your consumption of a few vital elements that are beneficial to your health. You will also enjoy the high fiber benefits of Vegan Banana Oatmeal Pancakes, and Gluten-Free Vegan Sausage. 

Why not try it then? Here is the recipe full of nutrients filling porridge recipe!

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How to make apple and walnut porridge with maple syrup?

It’s a huge claim to make when you say that a recipe is perfect. But one look (and tasting) of the recipe will convince you that it’s perfect too. Shredded apples with some maple syrup and the addition of toasted walnuts provide just the right amount of crunch.

Want to know how to make it? Let’s get to know the ingredients of this nutritious yummiest filling porridge.

Ø Ingredients

  • 1 cup oats
  • 3 cups almond milk
  • Pinch of cinnamon

For topping

  • 1 tablespoon walnut
  • 1/2 apple (peeled and shredded)
  • Maple syrup

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Directions

Start your day right with this satisfying bowl of oats, apples, and walnuts. It’s healthy and packed with nutrients to fuel the body and mind. Let’s get started by learning about the steps involved in preparing apple and walnut porridge with maple syrup!

Step 1: To make the basic porridge, combine the oats, almond milk (or water), and a pinch of salt in a large pan over medium heat.

Step 2: Bring a low simmer for 5 minutes, creating a smooth, creamy texture by stirring the mixture. If required, add more milk.

Step 3:  Now for the topping, break up your walnut and place them in a small non-stick frying pan. Toast till golden brown color appears.

Step 4: Wash apple, shred coarsely on a box grater, or cut into cubes on a cutting board.

Step 5: Stir this chopped apple into your porridge mixture.

Step 6: Sprinkle the walnuts on top, then drizzle some extra maple syrup on it.

What is its Nutritional Benefits

This porridge recipe will get you pumped to get out of bed for your morning meal. It will increase your energy and get you ready for the day.

It contains dietary fiber as well as essential minerals including, Phosphorus, Potassium, and Iron. It also has different types of vitamins that are:

Vitamin B

It has a lot of B vitamins in it. Vitamin B is a group of eight water-soluble vitamins vital for your metabolism because they assist your body’s metabolism of fats, proteins, carbs, and nucleic acids, which are the building blocks of your DNA.

Some B vitamins, such as vitamin B-6, help your brain communicate with its nerves. Vitamins B-1, B-2, B-3, B-6, and B-9 are all found in oatmeal.

Vitamin E

Vitamin E, a collective designation for eight fat-soluble substances, is one vitamin present in modest amounts in oats. Vitamin E molecules act as antioxidants, protecting your DNA, proteins, and cell membranes from the damage that happens from your metabolism.

The vitamin also aids cell communication and aids in activating protein kinase C, an enzyme involved in digestion and urine function. According to the Linus Pauling Institute, one-third cup of dried oats contains 0.11 milligrams of vitamin E or roughly 1% of the daily recommended consumption for adult men and men.

Vitamin K

Vitamin K, commonly known as phylloquinone, is found in modest amounts in oatmeal. Vitamin K aids your body to react to injury by causing platelets to clump together and form a blood clot, the first step in the healing process after tissue damage.

Vitamin K deficiency hinders clotting, resulting in spontaneous bleeding and prolonged bleeding after an injury. According to the Linus Pauling Institute, each one-third cup portion of dried oats includes 0.5 micrograms of vitamin K, which is less than 1% of your daily consumption.

Porridge Benefits

Consider incorporating apple and pecan porridge with maple syrup into your morning routine if you’re looking for a solution to improve your health.

This porridge is not only a practical and quick breakfast alternative, but it also provides your body with a slew of health advantages. Some of its health benefits are:

1.    Regulates appetite

If you’re hungry at 10 a.m. though you have had your breakfast, then you may be eating the wrong meals. This apple pecan porridge with maple syrup is high in complex carbs, which take longer to digest and release energy.

Adding some nuts, such as pecans (or our porridge topper), to the top helps even more because they include protein and fiber, which keeps you satiated for longer.

2.    Immune boost

This porridge will help your immune system stay healthy, allowing you to fight off those pesky bugs. It is high in Vitamin A, which can aid in the body’s battle against free radicals.

It is also high in beta-glucans, which aids in the maintenance of a healthy immune system by making your immune response stronger!

3.    Protects against cardiovascular diseases

With heart disease on the rise, it’s critical to examine your eating habits and determine how you might take preventative actions. This porridge can be a heart-healthy supplement to your diet. Its job is to beat the high cholesterol in your body and absorb the fat.

4.    Rich in Antioxidants

Porridge is high in antioxidants and polyphenols, which are plant compounds providing health benefits. Avenanthramides, which are almost solely found in oats, is the most renowned antioxidants.

By increasing nitric oxide production, Avenanthramides can help lower blood pressure. This gas molecule helps to dilate blood vessels, resulting in better blood flow. Anti-inflammatory and anti-itching effects are also found in Avenanthramides.

Other Vegan Breakfast Recipes

  1. Vegan Sweet Potato Biscuits
  2. Sweet Potato Cinnamon Rolls
  3. Sweet Potato Oatmeal
  4. Hot Water Cornbread
  5. Skillet Sweet Potatoes

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Apple And Walnut Porridge With Maple Syrup

Porridge may not appear to be the most thrilling breakfast on the planet at first glance. You may, however, turn your plain oatmeal into something more colorful, tasty, and healthful. If you haven’t tried apple and walnut porridge with maple syrup, then you’re missing out!
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Course: Breakfast
Cuisine: American
Keyword: apple and walnut porridge with maple syrup
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 15 minutes
Servings: 3 servings
Calories: 176kcal

Equipment

Ingredients

  • 1 cup rolled oats
  • 3 cups almond milk or soy milk
  • Pinch of cinnamon or cardamom

Toppings

  • 1 tablespoon toasted pecans
  • 1/2 medium apple peeled and shredded
  • agave or maple syrup to sweeten

Instructions

  • To make the basic porridge, combine the oats, almond milk (or water), and a pinch of salt in a large pan over medium heat.
  • Bring a low simmer for 5 minutes, creating a smooth, creamy texture by stirring the mixture. If required, add more milk.
  • Now for the topping, break up your pecans and place them in a small non-stick frying pan. Toast till golden brown color appears.
  • Wash apple, shred coarsely on a box grater or cut into cubes on a cutting board.
  • Stir this chopped apple into your porridge mixture.
  • Sprinkle the pecans on top, then drizzle some extra maple syrup on it.

Nutrition

Calories: 176kcal | Carbohydrates: 24g | Protein: 5g | Fat: 7g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 3g | Monounsaturated Fat: 3g | Sodium: 327mg | Potassium: 144mg | Fiber: 5g | Sugar: 4g | Vitamin A: 18IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 318mg | Iron: 1mg