Wake up to these delicious recipes for salty and sweet cereals

Porridge is one of those dishes that everyone likes. While the ingredients and procedure may differ from region to region and culture to culture, many aspects remain the same. Either way, experimenting with new porridge recipes can make meal times more interesting, as well as incorporating different nutrients into your diet by changing toppings and flavors. We have compiled a list of the most delicious sweet and savory cereal recipes.

6 Delicious Salty and Sweet Porridge Recipes You Must Try

Breakfast is the most important meal of the day, we’ve been told since childhood. So we thought, why not get the most out of this? These sweet and savory porridge recipes will keep you warm, toasty and leave you full until dinner.

Savory Oatmeal with Mushrooms and Egg (serves 4)

Our favorite recipe for this sweet and salty porridge is this dish. These savory oats are full of delicious flavors including rich chicken broth, ground mushrooms and salted umami seaweed.


1 teaspoon extra virgin olive oil
2 cups oats
8 oz mixed fresh wild mushrooms
4 7-minute eggs, cut in half
1 teaspoon white wine vinegar
4 cups chicken broth
1 shallot, finely chopped
½ cup finely grated Cheddar cheese (optional)
2 tablespoons unsalted butter
Coarse sea salt and freshly ground black pepper
2 tablespoons coarsely chopped fresh parsley
¼ cup seaweed


Step 1: Heat oil in a large saucepan over medium heat.

Step 2: Add the shallots and mushrooms and sauté, stirring frequently, about 2 minutes or until the shallots are translucent. Add the vinegar and cook, stirring and scraping, until the mushrooms are moist and there is little liquid left in the bottom of the pot, 2 to 3 minutes.

Step 3: Using a silicone spatula, mix together the oatmeal and a tablespoon of the chicken stock. As the oatmeal soaks up liquid, add little by little, stirring constantly. After about 30 minutes, all the liquid should be added and the oats should be thoroughly cooked.

Step 4: Gently add seaweed, cheese (if using) and butter until fully combined. Add salt and pepper to taste. Divide among four serving bowls and top with eggs and parsley.

Porridge with apple pie (serving 1)

Delicious and satisfying food, which is also very nutritious! Suitable for raw, vegan and gluten free diets.


120 ml ½ cup almond milk
2 tablespoons of chia seeds
2 tablespoons almond oil
3 dates, coarsely chopped
1 or 2 tablespoons coconut sugar, depending on desired sweetness
½ teaspoon spice mix
½ teaspoon ground cinnamon
1 green apple, peeled and cored
sliced ​​pecan


Step 1: In a blender, blend all ingredients except chopped nuts until smooth.

Step 2: Transfer to a saucepan, whisk and heat slightly. while warm. If you are on a raw food diet, you can use a thermometer.

so that the temperature does not exceed 40°C (110°F)
Step 3: Garnish with chopped pecans and grated fresh apple. Enjoy!

Porridge with egg and tofu (serves 2-3)

This egg and tofu porridge is a great recipe to have in your arsenal because it’s quick and easy to make.


¾ cup short grain white rice, rinsed
1 gallon of water
1 teaspoon sea salt
7 ounces soft tofu, drained and cut into ¼ inch cubes
2 large eggs


Step 1: In donabe, mix rice, water and sea salt. Put on medium heat, cover with a lid. Reduce the heat to medium-low as soon as it begins to boil (about 15 minutes). Stir the rice with a wooden spatula so it doesn’t stick to the bottom.

Step 2: Open the lid slightly to create a small open space. Simmer for 12 minutes or until the mixture is smooth and slightly thickened (the surface of the liquid will bubble slightly, but not loudly). Meanwhile, keep stirring so the rice doesn’t stick to the bottom.

Step 3: Remove the lid and add the tofu. Increase heat to medium and bring back to a boil. Add the eggs and break the yolks with a spatula. Stir gently to blend into the rice. Remove the eggs from the heat when they are ready to your liking.

Step 4: In a small dish, combine 2 tablespoons of toasted white sesame seeds and 2 tablespoons of chopped green onions to make a toasted sesame topping.

Step 5: Pour desired amount of rice into serving bowl. Serve with sesame filling.

Quinoa porridge for breakfast (serves 4)

sweet and savory cereal recipes

Start your day with this protein-rich, quick and delicious vegan quinoa breakfast cereal. Toppings (fruit, nuts, muesli, etc.) can be paired with earthy quinoa. Add this to your collection of quinoa breakfast recipes and enjoy all year round.


1 cup quinoa, washed and dried
400ml unsweetened can of coconut/almond milk
1/4 cup water
2 tablespoons maple syrup
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract

1 cup crispy quinoa or your favorite muesli
1 cup fresh fruit, I used apricots, blueberries and pomegranate seeds
1/2 cup unsweetened coconut flakes
8-10 fresh mint leaves (optional)
maple syrup to finish (optional)


Step 1: In a medium saucepan (with a tight lid), cook the quinoa, coconut/almond milk, water, maple syrup, salt, and vanilla extract over medium heat. Bring to a boil, then reduce heat to low and place on lip. Simmer until most of the liquid has been absorbed, about 18-20 minutes. Let it cool for 10 minutes after cooking. Whisk with a fork before serving.

Step 2: When ready to serve, divide the quinoa evenly between four breakfast plates. Finish with crispy quinoa/muesli, fresh fruit, shredded coconut and fresh mint. Serve with a dash of maple syrup.

Banana porridge (1 portion)

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This breakfast bowl of oatmeal has all the amazing flavors of banana bread but only takes about five minutes to prepare. In addition, nuts and seeds (high in antioxidants and vitamin B) will benefit your skin and hair.


1 ripe banana, cut in half
¾ cup almond milk
¼ glass of water
a pinch of salt
1 tablespoon coconut sugar
¼ teaspoon ground cinnamon
¼ cup instant oatmeal
¼ cup quinoa flakes
½ teaspoon vanilla extract
2 tablespoons toasted walnut pieces
1 tablespoon toasted pumpkin seeds
1 tablespoon flaxseed


Step 1: In a medium saucepan, mash half a banana thoroughly with a wooden spoon.

Step 2: Heat almond milk, water, a pinch of salt, coconut sugar, and ground cinnamon in a saucepan over medium heat.

Step 3: Once the mixture boils, add the oatmeal and quinoa flakes and cook for 1-2 minutes (more if you want a thicker porridge), stirring frequently.

Step 4: Transfer to a bowl and add vanilla extract.

Step 5: Decorate the remaining banana half on top of the porridge.

Step 6: Garnish with roasted nuts and seeds.

Chocolate Whipped Oatmeal with Quinoa Nut Crunch (serves 2)

This whipped porridge has it all: a healthy nutritional profile rich in fiber, minerals and antioxidants, a dessert flavor and a light, airy texture. The toasted quinoa seed mix not only enhances the flavor but also boosts the nutritional value by adding extra fiber and complete protein.


1/2 cup oatmeal
1 glass of water
2/3 cup warm almond milk
2 teaspoons organic raw honey
1 tablespoon raw cocoa powder
2 teaspoons coconut oil
A pinch of sea salt

For the quinoa nut crunch:
1/2 cup washed and strained quinoa
1/4 cup crushed raw flax seeds
1/4 cup raw sunflower seeds
1/4 cup chopped raw cashews
1/4 cup chopped raw almonds
1 teaspoon coconut oil
1 teaspoon coconut sugar
A pinch of sea salt


Step 1: Combine oatmeal and water in a medium saucepan, stir, bring to a boil over medium heat, then reduce heat and simmer for 5 minutes.

Step 2: Heat the coconut oil in a cast iron skillet, then add the quinoa, seeds, nuts, salt and coconut sugar and fry for 5 minutes over medium heat. Transfer to a bowl and set aside to cool.

Step 3: Place the cooked oats, 1/2 cup almond milk, coconut oil, cocoa powder, and organic raw honey in a blender and blend until the mixture is thick but fluffy.

Step 4: Divide evenly among serving bowls, top with remaining warm almond milk, top with toasted quinoa and toasted nut mixture, and serve!

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