Bored of same old breakfast? Coming into the cooler months, brighten up your favourite dishes such as porridge for breakfast, a roast dinner or pudding for dessert with the exotic flavours and freshness with passionfruit. This fragrant fruit is a good source of fibre, vitamin C and low in kilojoules.

Try this delicious passionfruit, chia and coconut porridge with toasted nuts.

Prep time: 15 mins. Cooking time: 10 mins

What you need:

For the porridge:

130g (1 cup) chia (black or white, or a mix)

650ml (2.5 cups) coconut milk

Pinch salt

1-2 cups hot water (optional)

To Top:

1/4 cup mixed unsalted nuts (try pecans, walnuts, almonds, or macadamias)

1/4 cup mixed unsalted seeds (try pumpkin seeds or sunflower seeds)

1/2 cup coconut flakes (or shredded coconut)

For the passion fruit sauce:

3 Tbsp honey

6 passionfruit


1. For the porridge, place chia seeds, coconut milk and salt in a pan on low-medium heat. Bring to a simmer, cover, and let cook slowly for about 6 minutes. Set aside and keep warm.

2. Pre-heat the oven to 180C.

3. For the topping, place nuts, seeds, and coconut flakes on a baking tray and roast for 10 minutes until golden and fragrant.

4. For the passionfruit sauce, cut passionfruit in half and place pulp and seeds in a small pot along with the honey. Bring to a simmer and remove from heat.

5. To serve, add 1 to 2 cups of hot water to thin to your desired consistency. Top with toasted nut mix and passionfruit sauce.

For more information, visit Passionfruit Australia

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