bowl of oatmeal with pink stewed plums topped with granola

This healthy, fibre-packed breakfast is exactly what you need in the morning! The addition of stewed plums makes for a delightful sweet and sour experience and adding granola, nuts, or seeds on top gives it the perfect textural contrast!

  • Prep Time5 min
  • Cook Time15 min
  • Total Time20 min
  • Ready in20 min
  • Yield2 servings

For the Stewed Plums

  • 4 blue or purple plums
  • 1/2 cup white or brown sugar
  • 1/4 cup water
  • Small pinch of cinnamon

For the Porridge

  • 1/2 cup of old fashioned rolled oats (if using quick oats, cook quinoa first, until almost done, then add oats)
  • 1/4 white quinoa
  • 1 cup milk (optional)
  • 1 cup water (2 cups if not using milk)
  • 1 pinch of salt

Preparation

For the Stewed Plums

1

Cut the plums into quarters and discard the pits.

2

In a small pot, add plums, sugar, water, and cinnamon. 

Cook over medium heat, stirring regularly for about 10-15 minutes, or until the plums are chunky and the sauce is thickened. 

For the Porridge

3

Meanwhile, add all of the porridge ingredients into a saucepan and cook over med-low heat for about 20 minutes until oats and quinoa are tender. Add more water if it becomes too thick or dry. 

4

Spoon the porridge into bowls and gently stir in the stewed plums. Top with granola or toasted nuts or seeds. 

Enjoy!

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