A delicious alternative to regular porridge. Creamy tasting thanks to the addition of cashew nuts and naturally sweet with the addition of apricots. You can make this the day before and reheat in the morning.

Cashew & Millet Porridge



Serves 4

Preparation time: 10 minutes

Cooking time: 30 minutes


What’s Good About It?

This is a delicious creamy porridge. The addition of pear and apricot provides plenty of sweetness and natural fibre. Cashew nuts provide calcium and magnesium to support bone health.



  1. Put the millet and water in a saucepan and bring to the boil. Simmer, covered, for 15 minutes.  Add the pear and continue to cook for a further 15 minutes until all the water has been absorbed. Set aside.
  2. Put the remaining ingredients in a blender or food processor and process until smooth
  3. Pour the nut mixture into the millet and mix well. Serve hot or cold.


Nutrition per serving: 275kcal, Fat 8.7g, Carbs 38.2g, Protein 7.3g

Did You Know?

Millet is a nutritious gluten free grain high in protein and a good source of calcium and magnesium. Delicious in sweet and savoury dishes


125g (4½oz) ¾ cup millet

750ml (26floz) 3 cups water

2 ripe pears, peeled, cored and diced

150ml almond milk or coconut milk

50g/1¾ oz/ 1/3 cup cashew nuts

4 dried apricots

1 tsp cinnamon

1 tbsp coconut syrup or maple syrup, optional

1tbsp ground flaxseed