Old fashioned Porridge: a perfect breakfast

created by Eloisa Faltoni
Old fashioned Porridge: a perfect breakfast

Porridge is a typical Scottish recipe that is usually eaten in the morning for breakfast. It is a really easy to prepare and needs very few ingredients.

Although it is a simple dish opens the doors of our creativity, since once prepared the classic base can be seasoned with what is desired; The Porridge toppings are varied: fresh fruit cut into slices, nuts, sugar, spices, seeds, cream or even whiskey. The traditional Scottish topping is, in fact, sugar and whiskey and is usually accompanied with double cream.

Old fashioned Porridge

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Phase 1 · Phase 3 · Phase 4 Serves: 1 - 2 Prep Time: Cooking Time:


  • 3/4 cup oats
  • 2 cup water
  • 1/2 cup oat milk or coconut (optional) *
  • 1 pinch of salt
  • 1 tablespoon birch xylitol (optional)
  • You can use the topping you prefer


  1. Put water and oat milk or coconut (optional) ** in a pot
  2. When boiling, add the whole oat flakes and stir
  3. Add a pinch of salt and a tablespoon of xylitol (optional) **
  4. If after 10 minutes has absorbed all the water add a little more. Let cook 10 minutes more
  5. Serve hot or cold, according to taste, with the desired topping
This recipe is compatible with the Fast Metabolism Diet – FMD Phase 1, Phase 3 and Phase 4.
With these quantities gets 1 P1 breakfasts for >20 pounds or 2 P3 breakfasts for >20 pounds.
For a full P1 breakfast integrate with 1 and 1/2 cup of phase fruit. For a full P3 breakfast integrate with 1 and 1/2 cup of phase fruit, protein, vegetables and healthy fats.


My favorite topping for each phase:

porridge clásico con fresas y canela

Phase 1: fresh strawberries and cinnamon

Porridge clásico

Phase 3: raw hazelnuts, chia seeds, grated coconut, raw cacao chips, extra creamy coconut milk and hazelnut cream

porridge clásico con fruta y pistachos

Phase 4: Fresh and apple strawberries, raw pistachio and cinnamon.

And what is your favorite?


*This recipe uses oat milk or coconut milk as seasoning, depending on the phase. - **The original recipe does not contain these ingredients. -WARNING FOR CELIAC: always check that the products that you use are certified without gluten, for who has doubts in this respect can be informed in the following link: http://bit.ly/GlutenFreeSymbol

Don’t forget to comment what is your favorite topping 🙂


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