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High Protein Porridge Recipe


The quantities listed below make two small or one large serving.


1 cup of quick-cook steel cut oats
2 tablespoons of organic raisins
2 flat tablespoons of hemp hearts
2 flat tablespoons of ground almonds
Pinch of sea salt
Pinch of ground cinnamon
1 cup of water
1 cup of unsweetened almond or other plant milk
Optional: 1 teaspoon of your favourite jam or real maple syrup


1. Combine water, plant milk, oats, and raisins in a pot and bring to a boil, stirring occasionally.

2. Turn heat down to low and allow to cook for another 3 to 5 minutes, stirring regularly. Add hemp hearts, cinnamon, and sea salt and stir to evenly incorporate both.

3. Transfer to serving bowl, top with ground almonds, and if you feel like a hint of sweetness, add a teaspoon of your favourite jam (cherry was used above) or maple syrup.

Enjoy this highly satisfying, protein-rich bowl of porridge.


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Thanks for the recipe. I do love almonds but they are high in Omega 6 fats, so I am
grateful you added the hemp (which in addition to flax seeds, chia seeds, and walnuts) which are high in Omega 3 fats.