Flahavans Oatmeal Vegetable Soup

fla oatmeal veg soupoatmeal soup

Ingredients:
  • 1 fl oz (30ml)  (2tbsp) Sunflower Oil
  • 2 Medium Onions, chopped
  • 2 Sticks of Celery, chopped
  • 8oz (225g) Potatoes, peeled and chopped
  • 2 Medium Carrots, chopped
  • 2 Cloves of Garlic (optional)
  • 3oz  (75g) Flahavan’s Irish Oatmeal
  • 8oz  (225g) Can of Tomatoes
  • 2 Vegetable or Chicken Stock Cubes
  • 50 fl oz (1.5 Litre) Water
  • Salt and Pepper
Method:
  1. Heat the oil in a large saucepan. Add the vegetables and stir in the oil until evenly coated. Add the oatflakes and cook for 5 minutes.
  2. Add the tomatoes, stock cubes and water and bring to the boil. Cover and simmer for 25-30 minutes until the vegetables are soft.
  3. Blend, season and serve.
  4. Garnish with cream and chopped parsley.
 http://www.flahavans.ie/recipes/oatmeal-vegetable-soup/301

Apple and Yoghurt Pancakes with Blackberry and Honey Sauce

apple & yoghurt pancakes

Serves 6

Cooking time: 15 min  

Ingredients

  • 300g self-raising flour
  • 50g sugar
  • 4 eggs
  • 150ml natural yoghurt
  • 2 eating apples, peeled and chopped
  • Milk Butter to cook the pancakes
  • Blackberry and honey sauce
  • 200g blackberries (or blueberries)
  • 2-3 tablesps. Honey
  • Juice of 1 lemon

To Cook

Place all the batter ingredients in the processor. Whizz until well blended. Heat a non–stick pan & add a touch of butter. Add 4 large spoonfuls of batter, spaced well apart and cook for 2 minutes until bubbles appear, flip and cook for another minute. Transfer to a plate and keep warm while you cook the rest
(makes about 16.)

To make the sauce

Heat the fruit, honey and lemon juice until you have a nice thick fruity sauce. Serve warm with the pancakes and extra Yoghurt if you wish.

Nutritional Analysis per Serving

Protein: 11g 

Carbohydrates: 68g 

Fat: 9g 

Iron: 2mg 

Energy: 386kcal 

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Odlums Blueberry Crumpets with honey & yogurt

Blueberry-Crumpets

INGREDIENTS

  • 125g/4oz Odlums Self Raising Flour
  • 25g/1oz Odlums Wheat Bran
  • 2 Teaspoons Odlums Baking Powder
  • 1 Egg (separated)
  • Pinch of Salt
  • 1 tablespoon Rowse Honey
  • 150ml/¼ pint Milk
  • 125g/4oz Blueberries
  • Oil for frying

METHOD

  1. Sieve flour and baking powder into a bowl. Add the bran and mix well.
  2. Add the pinch of salt to the egg white and stiffly beat. Mix the egg yolk, honey and milk together. Add the liquid to the dry ingredients and beat well.
  3. Finally, ‘fold’ in the egg white and the blueberries.
  4. Heat a little oil on a pan and drop spoonfuls of the mixture onto pan.
  5. When mixture is puffed and bubbling on top, turn and cook on other side.
  6. Serve hot or cold.

SERVING SUGGESTIONS

Serve with low fat blueberry yogurt.

Crème fraiche and fresh fruit

Drizzle with Rowse Honey.

http://odlums.ie/recipes/blueberry-crumpets/

 

Irish Oatmeal with dried cranberries, flaked almonds & orange zest

porridge

Ingredients (Serves 2-3)
  • ¾-1 pint (1½ – 2 cups/350-475ml) of milk (according to desired consistency)
  • 4oz (1⅓ cups / 110g) Flahavan’s Irish Oatmeal
  • Zest of half an orange
  • 1 tbsp. cranberries
  • Toasted flaked almonds to sprinkle
Cooking and Serving Instructions 
  1. Place the oats and milk in a saucepan and bring to the boil.
  2. Reduce the heat and simmer for 3-4 minutes until soft and creamy.
  3. Grate in the orange zest.
  4. Add dried cranberries.
  5. Place in a bowl and serve sprinkled with toasted almonds.

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Healthy Prepare Ahead Organic Porridge

winter warmer porridge

Soak your oats and dried fruit overnight in apple juice and you’ll have a delicious porridge in the morning to pack into a tub and take to work.
Serves 3-4
Ingredients
200g/7oz Flahavan’s Organic Oats
500ml /1 pint organic apple juice
150g /6oz organic dried fruits (prunes, apricots, dried apple, raisins and pear) chopped
200ml /7floz organic natural yogurt
Method
Place the oats in a non metallic bowl and stir in the apple juice and dried fruits. Cover and place in the fridge overnight where it will swell up and thicken.  Stir yogurt into the porridge just before serving.