Banana Porridge


  • ½ cup rolled oats (uncooked)*
  • ½ cup hot water
  • ½ cup milk, + extra to serve
  • ½ x tsp ground cinnamon
  • 1 banana
  • Optional: Brown Sugar/Honey/Maple Syrup


  • Combine oats, water, milk & cinnamon (& protein if using) in a large bowl (to avoid any overflowing mishaps!);
  • Cook on high in the microwave for 5-6mins until it is thick and creamy;
  • Serve porridge in a bowl with a little extra cold milk if needed. Top with sweetener of your choice and chopped banana.
  • NOTE: To cook on stovetop, combine oats, water, milk and cinnamon in a saucepan and simmer on low-medium heat for 5-10mins – stirring continuously to avoid any overflow or sticking!

Gluten free adaptable:
*Use gluten free oats or quinoa flakes.

FODMAP adaptable:
Choose Low FODMAP milk (e.g. lactose free).
Use only small banana and maple syrup or brown sugar instead of honey.