How to make Healthy Plum Porridge

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Do you want to get your day of to the best start? This Healthy Plum Porridge is easy to make, delicious and filling! A swift breakfast from pan to bowl in less than ten minutes. A guilt free, yummy winter warmer for those dark and cold mornings.

I love Winter! I love the woolly Hats, the scarves, the extra blankets and the roaring fire! And I absolutely love porridge! For as long as I can remember Porridge has been a staple in my winter diet. For so many reasons, it has always been my go to breakfast in the Colder months.

Why I love Porridge

  • Its Good for you – Far healthier than sugary Cereal. A Low Calorie alternative.
  • Its quick – Takes very little time to make
  • Its Adaptable – You can add fruits, Nuts, Jams, Syrups!
  • Keeps you Satisfied – Always keeps me full until lunch (no mid morning snacking!)
  • It warms the tummy! When you cant face a bowl of cold cereal
  • Its delicious!

How to Make Plum Porridge

This Porridge Recipe combines simple and healthy ingredients and if you like, can be adapted to suit your flavour, allergy or dietary requirements.

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Ingredients

  • Oats: I recommend Rolled Oats for a hearty Porridge. *If you eat gluten free, try these gluten free Oats
  • Milk: I used Almond milk, but oat milk, coconut milk, skimmed milk can be used as a healthy alternative.
  • Orange Juice: Orange Juice gives the softened Plums the perfect sweetness and acidity
  • Cinnamon: For a warming spiced flavour
  • Dried Fruits: The dried fruits add an extra layer of sweetness to the porridge.
  • Nuts: Adds an earthy flavour, obviously if you have a nut allergy these can be excluded from the recipe.

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The Basic Steps

  • Add the Oats and Milk to a pan and cook over a low-medium heat
  • In a separate pan, add the Cinnamon, Plums and Orange juice, heat until softened
  • Combine the cooked Oats, Plums, Dried Fruits and Nuts in a bowl and serve.

Why you’ll love this Porridge recipe

Quick Recap:

  • Prepped and served within 10 minutes
  • Made with unrefined healthy ingredients
  • Not overly sweet
  • Packed with fruit
  • Warm & Filling
  • Perfect ratio of soft, chewy and crunch
  • Adaptable for all tastes
  • Minimum effort or skill required

Give it a try and let me know how you got on in the Comments, or tag me on Instagram, I would love to see your creations.

Tools Used

Glass Jug, Bamboo Cutting Board, Juicer

Healthy Plum Porridge

Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time5 mins
Course: Breakfast
Keyword: Breakfast oats, Porridge
Servings: 1

Ingredients

  • 40 g Rolled Oats
  • 240 ml Almond Milk
  • 2 Plums
  • 1/4 tsp Cinnamon
  • Juice from 1/2 Orange
  • 1 tbsp Mixed dried fruits and nuts

Instructions

  • Add the Oats and Milk to a Saucepan, place over a medium to low heat, cook and stir for 5 minutes until thickened
  • Meanwhile, place the halved or Quartered Plums, Orange Juice and Cinnamon in a separate pan, on a medium-low heat until softened.
  • Place the Porridge in a bowl, pile the plums on top, sprinkle with Mixed dried fruits and Nuts. Serve

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