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Almond Millet Porridge

Millet is a gluten-free grain with a toasted corn flavour. It is a good alternative to oats and is a rich source of iron. Also has a high protein content.


Cooking time: 20 minutes

Serves 4


  • 1 cup millet, rinsed and drained

  • 3 cups water

  • ½ teaspoon salt

  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon

  • 1 cup unsweetened almond milk

  • Topping suggestions:

  • Fresh fruit

  • Raisins

  • Maple syrup (optional)


  • Place millet in a small saucepan on low heat and dry-toast lightly.

  • Add water & salt.

  • Bring to a boil and cook for about 15 minutes until the grain has puffed up.

  • Reduce heat to low, add the cinnamon and almond milk and simmer for a few minutes until heated through.

  • Pour in a bowl and top with any fresh fruit you have, some raisins and if you can't do without, drizzle with a little bit of maple syrup.

Nutrition (per serve without maple syrup):

Calories 234; Fat 3.5 g; Sat. Fat 0.3 g; Carbs 43 g; Sugar 6 g; Fiber 4.8 g; Protein 6.1 g


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