16 porridge recipes to warm up your mornings

Cooler mornings means warmer breakfasts, and we have just the thing.
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A warming bowl of porridge is a filling, nourishing way to start the day, helping to keep you fuller for longer and setting you up for a productive morning.

And it’s not just the toppings you can experiment with – think tart, tangy rhubarb, comforting cinnamon or creamy apple compote – either; play around with quinoa porridge, rice porridge, even soy porridge.

Looking for more hot breakfast recipes?

Creamy polenta porridge with roasted rhubarb & sweet dukkah


Creamy polenta porridge with roasted rhubarb & dukkah

Creamy polenta topped with tart roasted rhubarb and crunchy sweet dukkah is a delicious low-GI breakfast that will keep you fuelled all morning.


Soy porridge with banana, whole seeds and almonds

Start your morning the right way with this nourishing soy porridge. Packed with whole grains, seeds, nuts and sweet banana, it is full of goodness to charge you for the day.

porridge with pear compote


Porridge with pear compote

Porridge with pear compote

porridge with sauteed fruit


Porridge with sauteed fruit

Porridge with sauteed fruit

Photographer: Teny Aghamalian Stylist: Louise Bickle


Rolled rice porridge

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.

Coconut & quinoa flake porridge with maple baked pears


Coconut & quinoa flake porridge with maple baked pears

This coconut porridge recipe uses quinoa flakes and coconut milk to create a delightfully creamy – but dairy-free – version of this classic winter warmer.

Strawberry porridge


Strawberry porridge

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





Fig & raspberry baked porridge

Baked in one glorious dish this fig & raspberry baked porridge recipe is a beautiful warming family feed. To save time weigh and combine all your dry ingredients the night before.


Berry semolina porridge

This creamy and sweet berry semolina porridge is a wonderful dish to wake up with.


Three-grain maple syrup porridge

This warming three-grain maple syrup 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.

quinoa porridge


Quinoa porridge

Healthy, warming and packed full of goodness, this gluten-free quinoa porridge is topped with fresh fruit and nuts.


Pear and almond rice porridge

For something a little different, try this pear and almond rice porridge.

rice porridge with raisins


Rice porridge with raisins

Rice porridge with raisins


baked porridge with stone fruits and rhubarb

This delicious warm baked porridge with stone fruits and rhubarb is a simple hands-off breakfast dish, perfect as the weather starts to cool down.


Creamy honey and almond porridge

This sweet and nutty creamy honey and almond porridge is a warm bowl of comfort.

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