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19 yummy porridge recipes

When the weather starts to cool, there's nothing quite like a warming, hearty bowl of porridge in the morning to start your day. And it's not just the toppings you can experiment with (think tart rhubarb compote, hunger-quelling cinnamon and blueberry or creamy stewed apple); play around with quinoa porridge, rice porridge and even soy porridge. Breakfast has never tasted so delicious!

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    Fig & raspberry baked porridge

    To save time in the morning making this delicious and warming porridge, weigh and combine all your dry ingredients the night before. Instead of raspberries and figs you can also use the same weight of other fruits such as apricots, apples, pears, blueberries, blackberries and plums.

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    Three-grain maple syrup porridge

    This warming porridge uses brown rice, pearl barley and steel cut oats to create a high-fibre and deliciously-textured breakfast. Pomegranate, permission and blueberries add a sweet touch.

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    Berry semolina porridge

    This delicious and nutritious breakfast is suitable for diabetics. Add your favourite mixed berries, pistachios and nuts for an extra crunch, and fruity flavour.

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    Quinoa porridge

    Healthy, warming and packed full of goodness, this gluten-free porridge is made with the naturally low GI quinoa to create a nutty, textural breakfast. It's beautiful topped with fresh fruit and nuts.

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    Pear and almond rice porridge

    Using rolled rice instead of oats, this delicious warming breakfast recipe is naturally gluten-free.

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    Porridge with sauteed fruit

    Comfort food in a bowl, this porridge and fruit is a great winter's start to the day for anyone in the family.

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    Strawberry porridge

    This quick, wholesome and fruity porridge, sprinkled with cinnamon sugar, will warm you into a new day.

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    Rolled rice porridge

    Check the health aisle at the supermarket and your local health food store for rolled rice to make this delicious gluten-free, wheat-free, yeast-free, dairy-free and egg-free porridge.

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    Porridge with fruit compote

    There can be few things as comforting or nutritious as a warming bowl of porridge. Here, we've teamed up the humble oat with this delicious fruit compote to give you a breakfast that will set you up for the day.

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