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Apple, Carrot and Cinnamon Porridge | Diabetes Friendly Breakfast

by IBD Medical on November 01, 2022

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Serves 2

Preparation time: 5 minutes

Cooking time: 10 minutes



  • 1 small red apple, diced
  • 1 medium carrot, grated
  • 1 cup traditional or steel cut rolled oats
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1 cup low-fat milk or plant milk of your choice
  • 2 tablespoons slivered almonds (or other chopped nuts of your choice)


  1. Finely chop apple and place in saucepan with ¾ cup water and bring to the boil.
  2. Stir in oats, and return to boil, then reduce heat and add grated carrot and cinnamon. Simmer until cooked to your desired consistency, about 8-10 minutes. 
  3. Stir in milk and serve into two bowls. Top with almonds.


Nutritional analysis per serve (with low-fat dairy milk):

Energy 1430kJ; Fat 11g, Saturated fat 2g; Protein 14g, Carbohydrate 45g; Fibre 9g; Sodium 95mg


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