Rose & Raspberry Porridge (Valentine’s Day Breakfast!)

So… Spending Valentine’s Day single was actually the most fun I’ve had in a long time. I thought it would completely suck, considering I’ve only been single for a month, but I thought about it, and changed my attitude – Valentine’s doesn’t have to be a day you spend lavishing gifts on a partner, it’s about love primarily, and that doesn’t have to mean romantic love. There’s so much love in my life, I have amazing friends, and a wonderful family, and so I thought that if I just changed the way I see it, it would still be an awesome day (made even more awesome by the fact that I don’t have to spend a tonne on presents!)

So basically, I spent the day watching rom-coms and eating great food, then I went out with my flatmates for a meal in the evening, which was really lovely! How did you guys spend it? If I’m taken next year I swear I’ll make some romantic chocolates or something like that, but for now I’ll just leave you with my very pink breakfast, hope you have a great day, happy Valentines! It tasted really yummy by the way, so try it whenever you feel like a really girly breakfast!

Valentines Breakfast

Valentines Breakfast

Ingredients

50g of porridge oats

250ml of soy or almond milk

A spoonful of jam

A handful of dried cranberries

One teaspoon of rosewater

Loads of strawberries and raspberries

Agave syrup (a lot of it!)

Method

  1. Make the porridge by heating the oats, milk and rosewater in a pan for about 5 minutes until thick and creamy.
  2. Add a swirl of jam and the cranberries, then top with the fruit and agave syrup.

Serves one (take that Valentines couples!)

The only nice photo of the entire night - me and my flatmate Andy :)

The only nice photo of the entire night – me and my flatmate Andy :)

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