Paleo Porridge - Salt 106.5

Paleo Porridge

This no fuss, warm and comforting porridge is packed with Omega 3, protein, and fibre, perfect for those cold winter mornings!

By Salt 106.5 Network Wednesday 4 Jul 2018LifestyleReading Time: 2 minutes

By: Susan Joy

A warm comforting porridge that is oat and grain free, perfect for those cold winter mornings. This no fuss porridge is packed with Omega 3, protein, fibre and lots of antioxidants. A very filling breakfast that’s even more delicious topped with a dollop of coconut yoghurt.

Serves: 1 lge or 2 sml | Prep Time: 00:05 | Cooking Time: 00:10


2 Tbsp chia seeds
2 Tbsp coconut (organic desiccated)
1/3 cup coconut milk
1/3 cup filtered water
1 tsp maple syrup, 100%
1/3 tsp cinnamon
3/4 cup nut and seed mix, toasted (see below)


Add the chia seeds, desiccated coconut, coconut milk, water, maple syrup and cinnamon to a small saucepan. Mix well and bring to a low simmer.

Continue simmering for approximately 6 – 7 minutes, stirring continually until the chia softens. Have a little liquid remaining in the saucepan.

Remove from the heat and stir in the toasted nut and seed mix.

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Serve in bowls with a dollop of coconut yoghurt.

To make the nut and seed mix: Heat 2 teaspoons of coconut oil in a frying pan. Add 1/2 cup of each, macadamias, almonds and cashews, roughly chopped (or use your favourite nuts), 1/4 cup each of pumpkin and sunflower seeds. Add 2 good pinches of sea salt. Toss often while lightly browning, watch carefully so the mixture doesn’t burn. Set aside to cool.

I keep this toasted nut and seed mix on hand in a glass jar to add to porridges or chia puddings.

Article supplied with thanks to The JOYful Table.

About the Author: Susan is author of The JOYful Table cookbook containing gluten & grain free, and Paleo inspired recipes for good health and well being.