How to make simple almond porridge

Nicola Halloran aka The Wonky Spatula gives us her take on this healthy breakfast - for more recipes, tips and tricks follow #GiveInToLiving

How to make simple almond porridge

Almond Porridge/ The Wonky Spatula

Finding it hard to get back into the post-holiday routine? This porridge is perfect for dark and cold mornings when you need a healthy and wholesome breakfast to kickstart your day.

The endless topping possibilities also ensure you will never get bored!

What you'll need:

1 cup of porridge oats
2 cups of almond milk

1 tbsp of agave nectar or honey/maple syrup if you prefer
6 strawberries, halved
1 banana, sliced
Small handful of flaked almonds


  1. In a small saucepan add the porridge oats and almond milk.
  2. Bring the mixture to the boil, stirring occasionally, before reducing to a simmer.
  3. Cook for a further 5-8 minutes until the porridge is cooked to your liking, stirring often.
  4. Serve with your favourite toppings and enjoy.

Top Tip: Pre-soak your oats in the almond milk overnight, this will reduce the cooking time by half!

You can go to the Wonky Spatula for more info on healthy eating. Or follow Nicola on Twitter @thewonkyspatula

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