A Hearty Porridge


Energy packed slow-release breakfast. This recipe will make enough for a week. Cut out a section each morning, chop and add milk to almost cover, heat in microwave for 3 1/2 minutes, and enjoy energy til lunch time.

Prep Time:
10 mins
Cook Time:
15 mins
Total Time:
25 mins
7 servings


  • 1 cup rolled oats

  • ½ cup quinoa

  • ½ cup raisins

  • ½ cup chopped walnuts

  • ½ cup almond meal

  • ½ cup flaxseed meal

  • ½ cup shredded coconut

  • 1 small apple, chopped

  • 2 tablespoons ground cinnamon

  • 3 ½ cups water


  1. Combine oats, quinoa, raisins, walnuts, almond meal, flaxseed meal, coconut, apple, and cinnamon in a pot; add water. Bring mixture to a boil, stirring regularly; reduce heat and simmer until oats are tender and liquid is absorbed, about 10 minutes.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

319 Calories
19g Fat
34g Carbs
9g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 7
Calories 319
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 19g 24%
Saturated Fat 5g 26%
Sodium 14mg 1%
Total Carbohydrate 34g 12%
Dietary Fiber 9g 30%
Total Sugars 9g
Protein 9g
Vitamin C 1mg 7%
Calcium 71mg 5%
Iron 2mg 13%
Potassium 352mg 7%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.