I use ready-made vanilla soya milk for these, making this recipe vegan, but if you like you can use standard milk and a dash of vanilla. The vanilla is really optional, as it’s expensive, but it does add that extra sumptuous note of comfort. These oats make for a hearty but healthy breakfast or a delicious dessert, loading you up with three of your 5 a day.
Next, core and dice the apples and one of the carrots, then pop them in a bullet blender, or the jug of a standard blender or food processor. Pour over the milk and blend until smooth and a delightful pale-peachy colour.
Pour the liquid into a large mixing bowl. Grate in the remaining carrot, and measure in the sultanas or raisins and oats. Add the cinnamon and nutmeg, then stir well to evenly distribute the ingredients throughout the mixture.
Serve immediately, with cold milk or natural yoghurt – whatever takes your fancy. Will keep in the fridge in a sealed container for 2 days. Heat through completely to serve.
© Jack Monroe, 2020