For people with a sensitive gut oat bran may be gentler on the gut than rolled oats. Both are low in fermentable carbohydrates but some people may find they can tolerate oat bran better.

Oat porridge with fruit and toasted seedsTo serve

  • 80g chopped fruit to serve. Choose from blueberries, strawberries, raspberries, or clementines
  • 50ml lactose free milk or rice milk


Place oats or oat bran in a saucepan with the water and bring to the boil. Reduce the heat to a simmer and stir the porridge until it reaches a creamy consistency. Meanwhile dry roast the sunflower seeds in a frying pan until golden. Remove the porridge from the heat and stir in the toasted sunflower seeds and milk. Top with chopped fruit and dust with vanilla sugar.

Per portion with Lactofree semi skimmed milk (370g with fruit) Per 100g
Calories 286kcal 98kcal
Fat 12g 4.1g
Protein 12g 4.1g
Carbohydrate 31g 10.6g
Sugars 17.2g 5.9g
Fibre 5.8g 2g
Sodium 70mg 24mg
Per portion made with water Per 100g
Calories 247kcal 67kcal
Fat 10.3g 2.8g
Protein 7.6g 2.1g
Carbohydrate 32.8g 8.9g
Sugars 10.2g 2.8g
Fibre 6.5g 1.7g
Sodium 60mg 20mg
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