Barleycup Kale Beetroot Smoothie, Avocado Cocoa Spread And Energising Porridge

Recipes and images courtesy of Barleycup.

Barleycup Kale Beetroot Smoothie, Avocado Cocoa Spread And Energising Porridge.

Barleycup is known for its delicious range of instant gluten-free drinks made from roasted cereals and chicory root, but it also makes a tasty addition to a host of recipes – from breakfast to drinks and desserts.

Today I have 3 tasty breakfast recipes to share with you using some Barleycup.

Barleycup Kale Beetroot Smoothie, Avocado Cocoa Spread And Energising Porridge:

Barleycup Kale Beetroot Smoothie, Avocado Cocoa Spread And Energising Porridge

Barleycup, Kale and Beetroot Smoothie:

Serves: 1

Preparation time: 10 minutes

Difficulty level: easy

Ingredients:

  • 20g chopped kale, washed
  • Half an avocado, peeled and stoned
  • 100g cooked beetroot, roughly chopped
  • 1 tablespoon Barleycup (6g)
  • 200ml water
  • 2 tablespoons honey (12g)
  • Tablespoon lemon juice (6g)
  • Half a teaspoon flax seed, roasted
  • A pinch of salt to taste (optional)

Method:

1: Place the kale, avocado, beetroot, Barleycup, water, honey, lemon juice into a blender and whizz until smooth.

2: Pour into a tall glass and top with the flax seed.

Barleycup Kale Beetroot Smoothie, Avocado Cocoa Spread And Energising Porridge

Avocado, Cocoa and Barleycup Spread:

Serves: 4

Preparation time: 10 minutes

Difficulty level: easy

Ingredients:

  • 2 ripe avocados, peeled and stoned
  • 50g tablespoons cocoa powder*
  • 2 tablespoons honey
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon Barleycup (6g)

Method:

1: Place all the ingredients in a large bowl and beat together until smooth.

2: Serve spread onto toast or crackers or serve as a dip with fresh cucumber and peppers.

*Swap for gluten-free cocoa powder.

Barleycup Kale Beetroot Smoothie, Avocado Cocoa Spread And Energising Porridge

Energising Porridge:

Serves: 2

Preparation time: 20 minutes

Difficulty level: easy

Ingredients:

  • 100g rolled oats*
  • 200ml semi-skimmed milk
  • 10g walnuts, chopped
  • 2 tablespoons Barleycup (12g)
  • 1 tablespoon honey (12g)
  • 1 Apple e.g. Cox, cored and chopped
  • 1 Ripe Pear
  • 20g goji berries

Method:

1: Place the oats and milk in a small saucepan and bring to the boil, reduce the heat and cook gently for 1-2 minutes, stirring until all the milk is absorbed. Then add the Barleycup.

2: Continue cooking over a low heat for approximately 5-8 minutes until the porridge is ready.

3: Pour the porridge into 2 bowls and serve topped with the honey, apples, pear and goji berries.

*Swap for gluten-free rolled oats.

Barleycup Kale Beetroot Smoothie, Avocado Cocoa Spread And Energising Porridge.

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Recipes and images courtesy of Barleycup.

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1 Comment

  1. Alicia - OneMotherHen
    15th May 2017 / 11:58 pm

    I eat porridge just about every day for breakfast! I have walnuts, they are in season here in Australia at the moment, and I never thought to add them 🙂

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