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Grain Free Paleo Oatmeal Porridge (GF, DF, *AIP)

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Grain Free Paleo Oatmeal Porridge (GF, DF, *AIP)

Summer is about to come to en end, and we all start to crave cozy, comfort food, especially in the morning, when it’s chilly outside. The grain free paleo oatmeal porridge recipe I am sharing today is perfect for the days you want to treat yourself to something warm and creamy while still eating something very nutritious!

This paleo oatmeal is, of course, dairy and gluten free, and perfectly suitable for all those who are on the Autoimmune Protocol (AIP) and have already reintroduced almonds (read more about reintroducing foods on the AIP here). Alternatively, if you need to keep this recipe completely nut free, you can replace the almond butter with the recipe for my tigernut butter.

Grain Free Paleo Oatmeal Porridge (Dairy & Gluten Free, AIP)

I have a similar grain free paleo oatmeal porridge in the breakfast section of my “Paleo AIP Italian Cookbook”, and it’s one of my reader’s favorites! Of course, together with the recipes for AIP Cannoli, AIP Tiramisu, AIP Panna Cotta and all the other delicious Italian desserts ;)… But since that one is designed to be enjoyed with winter fruit, I wanted to create one that had more of a tropical twist, perfect for this time of the year!

Grain Free Paleo Oatmeal Porridge (Dairy & Gluten Free, AIP)
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If you are looking for other awesome grain free breakfast ideas, you can take a look at:

Test these out and let me know which one is your favorite!!

Why I love this Grain Free Paleo Oatmeal Porridge:

Here’s three reasons why I am fond of the recipe for my Grain Free Paleo Oatmeal Porridge:

  1. It has a super creamy and velvety texture (just like regular oatmeal).
  2. It can work as a base for lots of other grain free porridge recipes. Simply change the toppings and swap the grated apple for a pear and you have a great winter recipe instead!
  3. It tastes just like a regular oatmeal porridge! No kidding. I challenge you to serve this to someone who doesn’t know the oats were replaced with grated yellow squash. They will never suspect there’s any difference!
Grain Free Paleo Oatmeal Porridge (Dairy & Gluten Free, AIP)

Grain Free Paleo Oatmeal Porridge

The recipe for this Grain Free Paleo Oatmeal Porridge is easy & delicious. It tastes exactly like real oatmeal but with a lot more nutrients and less sugar!
Servings: 2
Author: Ambra Torelli
Prep Time7 mins
Cook Time10 mins


For the Porridge:

  • 2 Yellow Squash
  • ½ Golden Delicious Apple
  • 3 tbsp Full Fat Coconut Milk
  • 1 tsp Maca Powder
  • ¼ tsp Cinnamon
  • ½ tsp Vanilla Extract
  • *½ tsp Honey *optional

For the Toppings:

  • 2 tbsp Coconut Yogurt
  • 1 tbsp Crunchy Almond Butter
  • 1 slice sugar-free Dehydrated Mango finely chopped
  • 1 tbsp unsweetened Coconut Flakes chopped
  • 1 handful fresh Blueberries


  • Peel the squash, cut them in half lengthwise and remove the seeds.
  • Cut the apple in half and remove the core.
  • Grate the squash and apple halves transfer in a medium size sauce pan.
  • Add in the coconut milk, maca powder, cinnamon, vanilla and honey if you like, and mix well.
  • When the mixture is well combined, turn on the stove and cook on medium heat for about 10 minutes, mixing occasionally.
  • Transfer your porridge in a bowl (make sure to remove any excess liquid with a spoon).
  • Garnish your porridge with all the toppings and enjoy lukewarm!
Course: Breakfast
Cuisine: American
Keyword: AIP, dairy free, gluten free, Gluten Free Oatmeal, Paleo, Porridge

Please, let me know how you liked this grain free paleo oatmeal porridge in a comment below! Make sure to share this recipe with your friends on Facebook, save it on your favorite Pinterest board and subscribe to my weekly newsletter so that you never miss a post!!

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Ambra Torelli
Born and raised in Italy, Ambra visited over 20 countries and now she divides her time in between Italy and the US, where her husband is from and where she moved in 2011 work as university professor of Italian Literature. She writes about food, travel and things that inspire her! more about ambra

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