The BEST paleo “oatmeal” porridge! Creamy like a dream, with the perfect oatmeal texture, and you’d better believe it’s a whole food, nutritionally dense powerhouse! Spring mornings are still chilly in the PNW and this porridge + a fluffy robe is my formula for a warm and happy morning.
I love to double or triple this recipe for meal prepping, that way my mornings are only a few minutes away from a hot and tasty breakfast bowl. A personal portion, heated on the stove over medium, with an extra splash of coconut milk, warms up in about 3 minutes. Boom!
This recipe comes from Lauren Geertsen of EmpoweredSustenance.com. The minute I saw this porridge, I knew I had to try it. Of course I loved it, and I return to this recipe again and again. A big thank you to Lauren for permission to share it here. <3
Paleo "Oatmeal" Porridge
- 2 cups roasted spaghetti squash
- 1 cup full-fat coconut milk
- 1/4 cup finely shredded coconut
- 1/2 cup collagen peptides
- 1/2 tsp vanilla extract optional but recommended
- coconut flour optional for a thicker texture
My Favorite Toppings:
- ghee or butter
- almond butter
- seeds and nuts I especially love hemp seeds here
- fresh berries or fruit my current favorites are blueberries and raspberries
- dried fruit
- cinnamon or ground cardamom
- maple syrup
In a cold saucepan, combine all ingredients except vanilla and coconut flour. Using an immersion blender, blend until you achieve a nubby texture akin to oatmeal.
Transfer saucepan to stove and simmer over medium heat for 5-8 minutes. Porridge should be slightly thickened.
If you'd like your porridge even thicker, stir in a tablespoon of coconut flour at a time until you reach desired thickness. FYI - Porridge will continue to thicken as it cools.
Take porridge off heat, stir in vanilla and/or stevia (if using), and add any toppings you'd like. Right now, I'm loving blueberries, raspberries, hemp seeds, coconut yogurt and a drizzle of maple syrup.
This porridge reheats like a dream, so I meal prep with it all the time. I prefer reheating personal portions on the stove, over medium heat. It takes about 3 minutes to get it to temperature.