Looking for a porridge classic that can’t go wrong? Look no further than your classic warm and yummy Apple and Spice Porridge. This porridge is jam-packed with fibre coming from your rolled oats, apple & dates. Dates in particular are worth incorporating into your diet as they are packed with vitamins, minerals and anti-oxidants, making them a perfect pre or post work-out snack as they give you a great energy boost. They also make a perfect natural sweetener as they are rich in fibre, which means it has a low glycaemic index and will keep your blood glucose levels stable. Since dates also contain numerous minerals, it has also been proven to help improve bone health and prevent diseases such as osteoporosis due to its phosphors, potassium, calcium and magnesium content.


½ cup of rolled oats
1 ½ cup of water
An apple, grated
4 dates, chopped
¼ of cinnamon or mixed spice


Step 1
Combine all ingredients in a medium saucepan. Bring to boil, stirring frequently, then turn down heat and simmer for 5 minutes

Step 2
Remove from heat and pour into bowels

Step 3
Serve with non-dairy milk if desired

Per Serve

Energy 664 kj (159 cal)
Protein 4g (9%)
Carbohydrates 31 g (84%)
Sugars 18g
Ft 1g (7%)
Fibre 5g
Sodium 6mg
Calcium 40mg

Serves 2