Looking for a quick and easy vegan breakfast? Our expert chefs have created this wonderful porridge, which combines fruit, nuts, oats and dark chocolate for a delicious start to your day. There's nothing better than a bowl of hot porridge, especially on a cold day.
Bananas, peanuts and oats are all rich in fibre, so this breakfast will fill you up for the day ahead and you won't feel the need for a mid-morning snack. Not only that, a daily serving of peanut butter can cut your risk of coronary artery disease by 19%.
For one thing, it's packed full of antioxidants to boost your immune system. One particularly useful group of antioxidants called flavanols have been shown to boost skin health.
While chocolate is sometimes linked to skin problems, this only applies to milk and white varieties, which are much lower in cocoa solids. Dark chocolate can improve blood flow to the skin, keep it hydrated and protect it from sun damage.
Dark chocolate is rich in iron, which helps your body produce more red blood cells that will transport oxygen around your body. This is made even easier by the high amount of nitrates present in dark chocolate, which helps to widen and relax your blood vessels to allow oxygen to reach the heart.
Our clever chefs have been hard at work preparing a range of tasty vegan dishes you can make at home. Why not have a go at some of these too?