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Warm cocoa porridge

Forget everything you remember about eating porridge as a child because this is definitely not your run of the mill gruel. This hearty porridge from Scott Gooding will bring you warmth and satisfaction with every mouthful and make those cold mornings all the more bearable.

Serves 2.


  • 400mls coconut cream
  • 100 mls water
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract or powder
  • 1 tsp cinnamon
  • 1/2 banana – chopped
  • 1 cup quinoa flakes
  • 2 tbsp cocoa
  • 1 tsp honey (optional)
  • Toasted nuts and berries to garnish


  1. Pour the coconut cream into a saucepan on low heat.
  2. Pour 100mls of water into the empty cream can, swill it around and add it to the saucepan.
  3. Stir in the vanilla, cinnamon, banana and honey (optional) and allow it to simmer for 3-4 minutes.
  4. Add the quinoa flakes and stir continuously until fully combined.
  5. Add the cocoa and allow to simmer for a couple more minutes until fully combined and porridge begins to thicken.
  6. Remove from the heat and set aside, top with some toasted nuts, chia or berries


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Scott Gooding

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Scott Gooding is one of the biggest stars to come out of My Kitchen Rules. He has authored six cookbooks and is a qualified personal trainer. Scott's latest venture, Scott Gooding Project, is a platform where he shares healthy, affordable recipes and tips for families.

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