Paleo Breakfast Porridge

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This is a really versatile recipe – it can be a great breakfast option or a quick dessert/snack! And you can add as little (or none) or as much honey as you want.

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Paleo Breakfast Porridge
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Serves: 1 serving
  • ½ cup almonds, ground using a food processor or blender
  • ¾ cup coconut cream (from the top of a can of refrigerated coconut milk)
  • sweetener of choice (I added 1 teaspoon of raw honey, but stevia also works)
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon powder
  • dash of nutmeg
  • dash of cloves
  • dash of cardamom (optional)
  1. Heat the coconut cream in a small saucepan on medium heat until it forms a liquid.
  2. Add in the ground almonds and sweetener and stir to mix in.
  3. Keep stirring for approximately 5 minutes (it'll start to thicken a bit more).
  4. Add in the spices (have a taste to check whether you want more sweetener or spices) and serve hot.



  1. Tracy J. says

    How finely did you ground the almonds? Would almond flour be a replacement? Or are they less ground than that?
    I think my daughter would LOVE this for breakfast!

  2. says

    I bet the cardamom adds such a nice touch! This looks like a great breakfast for a rainy Hawaiian “winter” morning.

  3. alexandria says

    Hey, I was just wondering, if I were to use almond flour instead of ground almonds, how much would you suggest I use?

  4. Maggie says

    After skimming the coconut cream off the top of the can of coconut milk, what do you do with the remainder of the coconut milk?

    • says

      It’s mostly just water at the bottom, so I just throw it away. If you want a thinner porridge then you can shake up the can first and use the entire can.

  5. Melissa says

    Could you use cashews or walnuts instead of almonds? If so would you add to or change the recipe at all?

    • says

      Yep – those should work (but it will taste different!). No need to change the recipe.

  6. Lydya says

    Made this for breaky today super yummy. Omitted sweetener and cardamom and added sliced banana. It was so so so filling I can barely move after from such a small serving :-)