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Now that it is fall it's time to embrace warming foods like soups and porridge (hot cereal). As a Canadian girl, porridge is in my DNA. That's probably why the famed Instapot (a Canadian design) has a "porridge" function button, haha. My mum often made us porridge for breakfast & then when I was old enough I made it myself. As I got older I never lost my love for porridge but as someone who tries to limit the amount of grains in her diet I wanted to find a way to enjoy porridge without the grains. This is loaded with omega 3 fatty acids, protein & dietary fibre. The list of toppings are endless! Everything from non dairy milk, fruit, nut/seed butters, cacao nibs, maple syrup, grape nectar, chocolate etc.. I actually was able to top mine with fall raspberries from my bushes. This filled me for hours, and was so satisfying. I tend to eat a fairly large breakfast as I am often not much of a lunch person. While I indicated this was 1 serving, for many this would be enough porridge for 2 persons. The version featured is also included in this recipe

Yields1 Serving
Prep Time5 minsCook Time8 minsTotal Time13 mins
 ¾ to 1 cup filtered water
 1 tsp coconut oil
 3 tbsp pumpkin seed meal or other nut/seed meal
 ¼ cup shredded unsweetened coconut(fine or medium shred)
 2 tbsp hemp hearts/seeds
 2 tbsp chia seeds
 ¼ tsp vanilla extract
 ½ tsp cinnamon
 1 pinch each of ground cloves and cardamom
 1 pinch sea salt
Grain Free Porridge with MCT oil
 ¾ cup filtered water
 3 tbsp pumpkin seed meal or other nut/seed meal
 3 tbsp unsweetened shredded coconut
 2 tbsp hemp hearts
 2 tbsp chia seeds
 ¼ tsp vanilla extract
 ½ tsp ground cinnamon
 1 pinch sea salt
Toppings
 1 large handful dark/bittersweet chocolate chips
 ½ cup blackberry cashewmilk drinkable yogurt or kefir
 3 tbsp berry chia jam
 1 tbsp tahini
1

Whisk all of the ingredients in a small saucepan and turn the heat up to medium. Keep whisking and allow the mixture to bubble a little. After about 5 minutes of cooking time should thicken up nicely.

2

Top with non dairy milk and toppings of your choice.

Grain Free Porridge with MCT oil
3

Prepare as above and while still warm top immediately with chocolate chips so that they get all melty then top with other suggested toppings or toppings of choice

Ingredients

 ¾ to 1 cup filtered water
 1 tsp coconut oil
 3 tbsp pumpkin seed meal or other nut/seed meal
 ¼ cup shredded unsweetened coconut(fine or medium shred)
 2 tbsp hemp hearts/seeds
 2 tbsp chia seeds
 ¼ tsp vanilla extract
 ½ tsp cinnamon
 1 pinch each of ground cloves and cardamom
 1 pinch sea salt
Grain Free Porridge with MCT oil
 ¾ cup filtered water
 3 tbsp pumpkin seed meal or other nut/seed meal
 3 tbsp unsweetened shredded coconut
 2 tbsp hemp hearts
 2 tbsp chia seeds
 ¼ tsp vanilla extract
 ½ tsp ground cinnamon
 1 pinch sea salt
Toppings
 1 large handful dark/bittersweet chocolate chips
 ½ cup blackberry cashewmilk drinkable yogurt or kefir
 3 tbsp berry chia jam
 1 tbsp tahini

Directions

1

Whisk all of the ingredients in a small saucepan and turn the heat up to medium. Keep whisking and allow the mixture to bubble a little. After about 5 minutes of cooking time should thicken up nicely.

2

Top with non dairy milk and toppings of your choice.

Grain Free Porridge with MCT oil
3

Prepare as above and while still warm top immediately with chocolate chips so that they get all melty then top with other suggested toppings or toppings of choice

Grain Free Porridge (Vegan, Whole30, Paleo, Keto & Nut-Free)