Breakfast is the most important meal of the day, and on cold mornings, there’s nothing better than a bowl of hot porridge. There are so many ways to make porridge gluten-free and dairy-free. Teff, quinoa and amaranth can easily replace oats, and the alternatives to milk are ever-growing, with almond milk recently overtaking soya in popularity.

Here is our selection of healthy porridge recipes that are guaranteed to help start your day the right way!

Almond & Cinnamon Teff Porridge

Wholegrain Teff Porridge. This naturally gluten-free, smooth porridge is full of minerals such as Calcium and Potassium. A great start to the day for vegetarians and those on a gluten-free diet.

Apple & Almond Overnight Oats (via

A great make-ahead breakfast that the whole family can get involved in. Toppings can vary based on individual preference. This recipe requires no cooking.

Chocolate Orange Oaty Porridge

An indulgent, gluten-free Oat Porridge. Made from guaranteed gluten-free oats. This recipe will make you want to get up in the morning!

Pumpkin Pie Amaranth Porridge (via

A warming autumn breakfast recipe using pumpkin purée, amaranth grain, toasted coconut flakes and coconut milk.

Sweet ‘n’ Nutty Millet Porridge

Filling, yet easily-digested Porridge. A naturally gluten-free, smooth porridge. Millet is often used in baby porridge blends since it is both easy to digest and has a mild natural sweetness.

Maple Cinnamon Chia Porridge (via

This overnight porridge recipe is suitable for those on a gluten-free and grain-free diet. Make sure you stock up on your chia seeds!

Quinoa Flake Porridge with Berries (via

Quinoa flakes are a great gluten-free alternative to normal porridge flakes. This recipe shows you how to whip up a quick and filling dish in five minutes.

Winter Buckwheat Porridge (via

Buckwheat groats can be used to make savoury or sweet porridge-style dishes. This recipe combines festive flavours such as cinnamon and vanilla with whole buckwheat groats and dried fruit to make a tasty winter breakfast.