Apricot & Coconut Porridge


  • 1/2 cup rolled oats
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 2 dried apricots
  • 1 tbsp shredded coconut
  • 1 tsp brown sugar (optional)


  • Combine oats, a 1/2 cup of hot water, milk, apricot & coconut (& protein if using) in a large bowl (to avoid any overflowing mishaps!).
  • Cook on high in the microwave for 5-6mins until it is thick and creamy.
  • Serve porridge in a bowl with a little extra cold milk if needed.
  • Top with your sweetener of choice if you are using.

NOTE: To cook on stovetop, combine oats, water, milk, apricot & coconut in a saucepan and simmer on low-medium heat for 5-10mins – stirring continuously to avoid any overflow or sticking!


* For Gluten Free, use gluten free oats or quinoa flakes.

* FODMAP friendly:

  • swap 2 dried apricots for 2 tsp (10g) dried cranberries OR 1 dried fig
  • use maple syrup instead of honey/sugar
  • use lactose free milk