[RECIPE] Creamy Millet Breakfast Porridge

Millet is a gluten-free ancient grain with a light flavour profile, which makes it ideal for various dishes, including warm breakfast porridges.

You can steam these small, yellowish grains or cook them with milk or a milk alternatives to create a creamy porridge.


  • ¼ cup millet, rinsed and drained
  • 1 cup almond milk
  • 1 scoop plant protein, vanilla flavour
  • ¼ teaspoon cinnamon
  • Pinch of Himalayan Rock Salt
  • 1 tablespoons raisins, optional


  • Natural honey
  • I banana, sliced
  • Handful blueberries
  • Handful of mixed unsalted nuts
  • Shredded coconut

Millet is rich in antioxidants and contains 6g of protein per one-cup serving, along with magnesium, manganese and thiamine (vitamin B1).

How to make it 

  1. Cook your millet in a pot in the almond milk. Bring to a rolling boil then reduce heat and simmer. Keep checking and stirring until millet absorbs most of the milk and is tender.
  2. Add a splash of milk together with the protein powder and combine thoroughly.
  3. Add toppings and serve.

Author: Pedro van Gaalen

When he’s not writing about sport or health and fitness, Pedro is probably out training for his next marathon or ultra-marathon. He’s worked as a fitness professional and as a marketing and comms expert. He now combines his passions in his role as managing editor at Fitness magazine.

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