Banana Goji Grain-Free Porridge

Banana Goji Grain-Free Porridge

If you’re looking for a quick delicious and heartwarming breakfast, this one is for you! Plant-based and Paleo friendly, you’ll surely want to have it on cold mornings and even try your own twist of it.


¼ cup almonds

¼ cup coconut shreds

2 tablespoons hemp seeds

1.5 tablespoon chia seeds

1 tablespoon ground flax seeds

1 tablespoon goji

1 small ripe banana 


¾ cup unsweetened almond mylk

½ teaspoon maple syrup or honey

½ teaspoon cinnamon

pinch of salt


½ cup berries of choice

For the base, add all ingredients except for the banana in a blender and blend on high until everything turns into flour. Next transfer the mix into a heat-resistant bowl. On a separate plate, mash the ripe banana then add it to the bowl. Add banana to the bowl and mix it with everything else until well incorporated.

For the mylk, heat the almond mylk in a pan on low-medium heat. Add the maple/honey, cinnamon and salt. Stir for 5 mins until well combined and warm.

Pour the hot mylk into the bowl and mix everything up until you get a porridge consistency.

I love adding berries to it for their antioxidants and amazing taste.


Christina Zakhem | @balancewithtina

Christina is a Holistic Health and Nutrition Coach as well as a Culinary Wellness Professional in training. She completed Health Coach certification at the Institute for Integrative Nutrition where she was equipped with the latest cutting-edge knowledge in holistic nutrition and lifestyle coaching. Her approach to health embodies different aspects of life that impact ones health with an emphasis on bio-individual needs. She co-creates with her clients individualized programs to help them reach their health and wellness goals and create long lasting lifestyle changes. Christina also specializes in plant-based cooking and pastry work and is pursuing a culinary certification in that.











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