Coming up with wholesome breakfast ideas can be a challenge sometimes when you follow a specific diet. And paleo and grain free diets are no exception.
If you’re struggling for inspiration on what to eat in the morning when following a paleo and grain free diet, and feel somewhat lost without traditional porridge oats, I’ve got you covered.
In this article, I will cover 10 paleo and grain free porridge recipes. So, next time you’re stuck for inspiration, you’ll have plenty of breakfast ideas at your disposal.
Let’s get started, we’ve got a lot of ground to cover.
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If you’re looking for a quick, hassle-free breakfast to eat in the morning, this quick grain-free hot cereal recipe is for you.
This recipe combines flaxseed meal with flaked coconut, coconut flour and chia seeds to create a porridge-like consistency, without the need for grains.
As well as being paleo and grain-free, this recipe is gluten free, Whole30 and vegan. This means it’s perfect for a wide range of dietary requirements.
Topped with fresh berries, berry chia jam, and cashew butter, this recipe is the hearty start to your day that you’ll genuinely look forward to the night before.
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Whether eaten hot or cold, this paleo, Whole30, and vegan easy grain-free porridge recipe is the perfect start to a morning.
It’s made with almond meal, shredded coconut, chia seeds, and hemp seeds as a base. Then it’s flavoured with cinnamon and vanilla extract. This grain-free porridge is a breakfast staple you’re sure to love.
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What’s more it’s incredibly convenient as you can make batches of it ahead of time.
Simply mix it up, add it to the refrigerator overnight, and enjoy it as it is similar to overnight oats. Alternatively, microwave it to eat it hot. Top with fresh blueberries, raspberries, or strawberries and a drizzle of tahini. Delicious.
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On a cold blustery morning, sometimes the only thing you want to start your day with is something warm and sweet. Well this paleo breakfast porridge will not disappoint.
This recipe is unique in that it is made with a base of cooked spaghetti squash, but bear with me on this one.
The squash is combined with sweet apple or pear, banana, dates, and coconut flakes for a truly delicious combination.
Mixed with almond milk, cinnamon, and salt to marry the flavours together, this paleo, grain-free porridge is nothing short of delightful.
Finally topped with banana, blueberries, chia seeds, coconut flakes, and a generous sprinkling of cinnamon, you can’t go wrong with this breakfast recipe.
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If you’re in a rush to get out the door in the morning, this 3 minute ultimate paleo breakfast porridge recipe is the one for you.
Made with a base of coconut shreds, almond flour, golden milled flax meal, and almond milk, this gluten free, grain free, and vegan porridge recipe is the ideal breakfast for a rainy day.
After all, it doesn’t get much more comforting than snuggling up with a hearty bowl of porridge with the warming flavors of cinnamon and pear!
You can get creative with the toppings that you choose. However, we love to use sliced pears or apples, creamy nut butter, a splash of almond milk, paleo granola for a nice crunch, and a generous drizzle of honey or maple syrup.
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If you’ve recently switched up your diet and are missing your standard overnight oats recipe, paleo “overnight oats” are the happy medium you’re searching for.
This porridge is conveniently gluten free, grain free, and paleo, making it ideal for various diets and lifestyles. You can even switch out the maple syrup in this recipe to make it keto friendly.
Combining a few simple ingredients, including coconut flour, chia seeds, ground flaxseed, and coconut milk, this recipe couldn’t be more simple to make.
Stir through maple syrup for an added hint of sweetness, pop it into the refrigerator overnight, and you’re ready to top it.
When paired with fresh berries, a drizzle of nut butter, and some crunchy granola, this paleo take on “overnight oats” is simply delicious.
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There’s nothing like the flavour combination of apple and cinnamon to get you excited about the start of your day. And this apple cinnamon paleo porridge is to die for.
The unique ingredient in this grain-free paleo take on porridge is actually cauliflower rice! Mixed with fresh apple pieces, chia seeds, shredded coconut, medjool dates or raisins for a hint of sweetness, and coconut milk, this rich porridge is packed with an impressive amount of flavour.
Topped it with a generous sprinkling of warming cinnamon, almond butter, chopped nuts and cacao nibs for an added crunch. Fresh berries are also a nice touch.
In the dark and cold winter months, this vegan, Whole 30, AIP compliant porridge tastes like traditional oatmeal. Moreover, it is sure to soften the blow of getting out of bed in the morning.
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Not everyone wants to stand over a stove waiting for oatmeal to thicken. Thankfully, this microwavable paleo oatmeal is the ideal alternative for those rushed mornings.
Made with mashed banana, almond flour, unsweetened coconut shreds, and cocoa powder, mixed with almond milk, cinnamon, and a pinch of salt to enhance, this recipe isn’t shy on flavour.
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Simply combine all of the ingredients in a bowl and microwave on high for 2 minutes, and you’re ready to add your toppings of choice.
We love to top this paleo oatmeal with delicious almond or cashew butter, chopped walnuts, and cacao nibs. Dig in and enjoy!
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You might initially turn your nose up at this one, but trust me when I say this yellow squash paleo oatmeal porridge with a tropical twist is the ultimate comfort food.
Combining yellow squash with Golden Delicious apple, creamy coconut milk, vanilla extract, cinnamon, and maca powder, this hearty dish is one you won’t want to miss.
The toppings is where this tropical porridge really comes to life. Topped with a generous dollop of coconut yogurt, dehydrated mango, coconut flakes, crunchy almond butter, and a handful of fresh blueberries, this bowl of deliciousness is one the whole family can get excited about.
Warm, creamy, and nutritious, you simply can’t beat it.
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This passover breakfast porridge is a wonderful healthy breakfast that takes no time at all to prepare.
It’s made with mashed banana, desiccated coconut, coconut water, and ground almonds. The resulting breakfast porridge is dairy free, grain free, paleo, and free of refined sugar, so it is suitable for a wide range of diets.
Simply combine with almond butter, raisins, and a dash of cinnamon before adding the passover breakfast porridge mixture to the microwave and cook on high for a total of 3 minutes.
It couldn’t be easier, and once you see how easy this recipe is to make, it’ll soon become one of your weekly staples.
Top with your favourite fresh fruit, such as strawberries, blueberries, pear, or apple, and you’re ready to tuck in.
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Sometimes the most simple recipes are the most delicious. Well, this easy paleo porridge recipe is no exception. This recipe can easily be made with ingredients from the pantry. It is also prefect for when you’ve not got much time to make anything else.
The great thing about this recipe is how it is compliant with so many different diets. It is ideal for those following gluten free, paleo, grain free, and dairy free diets. What’s more, there’s no added sweetener in this recipe.
Featuring a base made of shredded coconut, chia seeds, pumpkin seeds, and brown flaxseed, mixed with ground cinnamon, chopped walnuts, sea salt, and water, it doesn’t get much simpler than this recipe.
Garnish with shredded coconut, sunflower seeds, raisins, and an optional drizzle of honey to bring everything together.
For a truly special eating experience, I love to add a drizzle of good quality crunchy peanut butter. Obviously, you can use any nut butter of your choice such as almond, cashew, or even pistachio butter if you prefer.
Serve the paleo porridge hot and enjoy. You’ll wonder why you haven’t tried it sooner.
Favourite Winter Topping
When the temperature starts to drop, I like to make a stewed fruit compote to go on my porridge.
Simply take some dried fruits – apricots, prunes, figs, apples and pears all work well – and pop them in a saucepan. Add juice enough water to cover them. Heat gently until the fruit swells and softens. Use as a topping on breakfast dishes.
For added interest, you can add spices like cinnamon and ginger.
So, there you have 10 paleo and grain free porridge recipes.
Just because you follow a certain diet, doesn’t mean that you have to miss out on all of your old favourite foods.
I hope this article has helped you and provided you with some inspiration when it comes to making paleo and grain free porridge recipes.
As you can see from this article, with a few simple ingredients in the pantry, you can make a delicious bowl of porridge that is both truly delicious and compliant with your diet and you don’t have to compromise on flavour. Get creative in the kitchen and experiment with different flavours to find the perfect recipe for you.
Have fun making paleo and grain free porridge recipes with the whole family!
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