The Student Guide To Eating And Living For A More Sustainable Future

Simple Creamy Porridge

A deliciously warming bowl of creamy porridge that’s perfect for winter mornings in cold student houses. Short on time? Heat the porridge in the microwave for 2-3 minutes instead of heating on the stove. Top with whatever fruit and toppings you have to hand!

Bowl of porridge with fruit

Simple Creamy Porridge

April 20, 2018
: 1
: 5 min
: 7 min
: 12 min
: Easy

Cost per serving: 48p


  • 50g oats
  • 150ml soy or almond milk
  • 75g frozen berries
  • 1 banana, sliced
  • Dash of cinnamon
  • Step 1 Combine oats, milk and cinnamon into a sauce pan and bring to a boil at medium heat.
  • Step 2 Once boiling, bring down to a low heat and stir continuously for 3-5 minutes until the oats have thickened.
  • Step 3 Add more milk if you like it thinner, keep it as it is if you like it thick like goldilocks.
  • Step 4 Top with chopped banana, frozen fruit and a dash more cinnamon.


Want something a bit more than the ‘simple’ staple porridge? Here are our favourite flavour combinations if you’re feeling experimental:


Apple crumble:

half chopped apple, half grated apple, half a grated carrot, raisins, extra cinnamon, nutmeg and ground ginger.

PB & Jam:

top your simple creamy porridge with peanut butter, jam and even a dash of maple syrup.

Nutty delight:

chopped mixed nuts and a dollop of soy yoghurt.

Nutella heaven:

a tablespoon of nutella and a handful of raspberries.

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