Cocoa, Chia Seed, Pear and Coconut Porridge


2 small pears, grated
1 tbsp raisins
¼ tsp cinnamon, ground
¼ tsp vanilla bean paste or extract
1 tbsp extra virgin coconut oil
1 cup soy or almond milk
½ cup chia seed
2 tbsp toasted coconut shavings
¼ cup mixed nuts, roughly chopped
1 tbsp cocoa or cacao powder
1 tbsp honey or maple syrup (optional)


In a small pan, combine the pears, raisins, cinnamon, vanilla, coconut oil and simmer for 3 minutes or till soft.

Add the chia seeds, cocoa/cacao, honey and milk to the pan and cook for a further 2 minutes or so.

Spoon the mixture into a jar or bowl and top with mixed nuts and coconut shavings.

Tip: this porridge can be cooled down and easily taken on the go