Breakfast at Christmas


Sophie Mann shows us how to make Christmas mornings healthy

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Gingerbread Overnight Oats


1/2 cup oats 1 ripe banana, mashed 1/4 tsp ginger sprinkle of mixed spice 1/4 cup raisins 1 tsp agave nectar 1 tsp almond butter 1 tbsp flaxseed 1 tbsp chia seeds 1 tbsp greek yoghurt 1/3 cup brown rice milk (or any alternative)


Pop all the ingredients into a jar/pot and put it in the fridge overnight. In the morning, top with whatever you like. I choose berries, cacao nibs and pumpkin seeds.
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Apple Pie Porridge


1 apple, grated 1/3 cup oats 1 cup almond milk 1 tsp cinnamon 1/2 tsp mixed spice 1/2 tsp vanilla 2 tsp maple syrup 1/3 cup raisins 1 tsp almond butter 1 tbsp Greek yoghurt


Add all the ingredients, except the Greek yoghurt and almond butter, into a pan. Cook over a medium-low heat for about 10 minutes until the porridge is starting to thicken. Add the yoghurt and almond butter. Top with granola, chopped dates and coconut sugar to taste.