Very Berry Porridge

Diabetes UK

Start the day with porridge topped with berries, for a breakfast that’ll keep you fuller for longer.

  • Serves 1
  • Prep 5 minutes
  • Cook 5 minutes


  • 50g rolled oats
  • 6 strawberries, sliced
  • 6 raspberries
  • 15 blueberries
  • 100ml skimmed milk
  • 2 tsp toasted flaked almonds


Step 1

Add the oats and 250ml water to a pan. Bring to the boil, then turn down the heat and stir regularly for 4–5 minutes.

Step 2

Stir in three-quarters of the fruit and add the milk.

Step 3

Bring the heat back up, mix well and put into a bowl.

Step 4

Top with the rest of the fruit and the almonds, then serve.

Recipe tips

  • This porridge is also great made with chopped apples, a few raisins and a good pinch ground cinnamon. 
  • You can use gluten-free oats or other rolled grains, such as millet, buckwheat or rice, which are available in health food shops.

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