BARLEYmax™ Poached Pear Porridge


Serves: 1

Preparation time: 2.5 hours

Poached pear:

  • 2 pears, peeled with stalk intact

  • 4 cardamom pods, crushed OR 3/4 tsp of dried cardamom

  • Cinnamon stick

  • ¼ cup caster sugar

  • 1 ½ cups water



  • ½ cup BARLEYmax™ flakes

  • ¼ cup LSA mix (ground linseeds, sunflower and almond)

  • ¾ cup milk of your choice

  • ¼ tsp cinnamon

  • Maple syrup



1.) Place the cardamom, cinnamon, sugar and water in a saucepan and stir over medium heat until the sugar has dissolved.

2.) Add the pears, turn down to a low heat and cover. Poach for 2 hours or until the pears are tender, then remove from the heat and allow to cool.

3.) Place the BARLEYmax™ flakes, LSA and milk into a small saucepan and cook over medium heat for 2-3 minutes, stirring constantly.

4.) Add the cinnamon, turn the heat to low and stir until the porridge has thickened.

5.) Serve immediately with the pears, a drizzle of maple syrup and some of the juice from the poached pears.