Cinnamon, pear and date porridge

Try this delicious meal, which includes high fibre grains and fruit for a delicious, nourishing, low-GI breakfast to begin an energy-filled day!


  • 1L low-fat milk
  • 2 large pears, cored, un-peeled, diced
  • 1½ cups rolled oats
  • 1 tsp cinnamon and extra to serve
  • ½ cup chopped pitted dates or prunes


  1. In a saucepan, combine the milk, oats, cinnamon, pears and dates and bring to the boil, stirring continuously.
  2. Lower heat and allow to cook for 10 -15 minutes stirring occasionally.
  3. Divide porridge into 4 bowls and sprinkle with cinnamon and or extra milk if desired.