Savory Breakfast Porridge
Looking for ways to get more veggies into your breakfasts? Mix-n-match these recip ideas!
GF steel cut oats
(or buckwheat groats, quinoa, amaranth seed)
organic pea protein
(or other nuts of choice)
ground flax seed
organic spinach leaves
or other greens
organic olive oil
cracked black pepper
spices of choice
Sauté the onion, carrots, and celery (or other veggies) in coconut oil until the onions start to caramelize, add the spinach/greens.
Add oats/groats, protein powder, nuts, and seeds.
Add water and stir thoroughly until boiling. Turn down heat, continue stirring to insure oats don’t stick to bottom of pan. Cover and simmer for 15 minutes or until grain is done.
Drizzle with olive oil, sprinkle with fresh basil and cracked black pepper and other spices
Variations in Veggies and Flavors
Serve with a fried egg on top for extra protein
Zucchini Bread Porridge: try pears, zucchini, cardamom, and cinnamon
Carrot Cake Porridge: try carrots, apples, cinnamon, ginger, and pumpkin spice
Peanutbutter Cup Porridge: try sweet potato, ½ cup crunchy peanut butter and 2 TBSP cacao nibs
Berries & Beets: shredded beets, blueberries (or mixed berries) with cinnamon and cardamom
Veggie juices are a great accompaniment to your summer breakfast too. My
FAV veggie juice recipe
If you opt for the pancake or waffle breakfast, you can even add in some veggies to the batter. Try shredded beets, carrots, zucchini or sweet potato.