Oats Porridge Recipe

This creamy and nutritious oats porridge is made with almond milk and topped with flax seeds, blueberries, and a dash of honey for a delicious and healthy breakfast option.


  • 1 cup rolled oats
  • 2 cups almond milk (or any other plant-based milk)
  • 1 tablespoon flax seeds
  • 1/2 cup fresh blueberries
  • 1 teaspoon honey (optional)
  • Pinch of salt (optional)


  1. Cook the Oats:
    • In a medium saucepan, combine the rolled oats and almond milk.
    • Add a pinch of salt if desired.
    • Bring the mixture to a gentle boil over medium heat, stirring occasionally.
  2. Simmer:
    • Reduce the heat to low and let the oats simmer for about 5-7 minutes, or until they reach your desired consistency. Stir frequently to prevent sticking and to ensure a creamy texture.
  3. Prepare the Toppings:
    • While the oats are cooking, prepare the flax seeds and fresh blueberries.
    • Measure out 1 tablespoon of flax seeds and 1/2 cup of blueberries.
  4. Assemble the Porridge:
    • Once the oats are cooked, remove the saucepan from the heat.
    • Pour the porridge into serving bowls.
  5. Add Toppings:
    • Sprinkle the flax seeds evenly over the porridge.
    • Add the fresh blueberries on top.
    • Drizzle with honey if using.
  6. Serve:
    • Serve the porridge immediately while it’s warm.


  • Optional Additions: Add a dash of cinnamon or a splash of vanilla extract to the oats while cooking for extra flavor.
  • Storage: Store any leftover porridge in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 2 days. Reheat with a splash of almond milk to regain the creamy consistency.
  • Variations: You can also add other toppings like sliced bananas, nuts, or dried fruits for more variety.

Benefits of This Recipe:

  1. High in Fiber: Oats and flax seeds provide a good amount of dietary fiber, which aids in digestion and helps keep you full longer.
  2. Rich in Antioxidants: Blueberries are rich in antioxidants, which help protect your cells from damage.
  3. Heart-Healthy: Oats and flax seeds are known for their heart-healthy properties, including lowering cholesterol levels.
  4. Plant-Based: This recipe is vegan and dairy-free, making it suitable for those with dietary restrictions.
  5. Nutritious: Almond milk adds calcium and vitamin E, while flax seeds contribute omega-3 fatty acids.

Nutritive Value (Approximate per serving)

  • Calories: 250 kcal
  • Protein: 6g
  • Fat: 8g
  • Carbohydrates: 38g
  • Fiber: 7g
  • Sugars: 7g (including honey, if used)
  • Vitamin A: 2% of the daily recommended value (DV)
  • Vitamin C: 8% of the DV
  • Calcium: 25% of the DV
  • Iron: 10% of the DV

Enjoy this wholesome and delicious oats porridge as a nourishing start to your day!

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