Active time: 10 minutes Total time: 4 hours, 10 minutes
Looking for a high-protein, low-carb breakfast you can make ahead? With a little advance planning, this tasty porridge is quick to throw together in the morning or you can make a batch the night before and warm it up when it’s time to eat. The nuts in this recipe provide monounsaturated and polyunsaturated fats, including omega-3 fatty acids, which can improve heart health and reduce inflammation.
Keto Walnut-Cashew Porridge
- 1/4 cup (35g) raw cashews
- 1/4 cup (27g) walnuts
- 1 cup (240ml) unsweetened almond milk
- 1 teaspoon vanilla
- 2 tablespoons chia seeds
- 1 medium apple, chopped
- 1 teaspoon cinnamon
Soak the cashews and walnuts in cool water for at least 4 hours or overnight, then drain and rinse. Place the soaked nuts in a food processor and grind to a slightly chunky texture, then transfer to a small pot. Add almond milk and vanilla and place over low heat. Stir for about 5 minutes to soften and thicken the mixture. Stir in chia seeds and cook for another minute. Remove from heat. If desired, let cool and store, tightly covered, for up to four days, reheating as needed in the microwave. In a medium bowl, toss the chopped apple and cinnamon and serve porridge with apple pieces on top.
Serves: 2 | Serving Size: 1/2 cup plus 2 tablespoons nut porridge topped with about 1/2 cup apple pieces
Nutrition (per serving): Calories: 291; Total Fat: 20g; Saturated Fat: 3g; Monounsaturated Fat: 6g; Cholesterol: 0mg; Sodium: 60mg; Carbohydrate: 26g; Dietary Fiber: 9g; Sugar: 11g; Protein: 8g