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Homemade Oat Porridge Recipe

This recipe for oatmeal porridge (or porridge) is a common breakfast for many children.

The Porridge

This recipe for oatmeal porridge is a common recipe in the BLW method.

Oatmeal is a very complete and balanced cereal. Along with carbohydrates and fiber, it provides more protein, fat and minerals than other cereals

Speaking of these cereals, there is no need to introduce 8 cereals at once, like many porridges that are currently sold. Does an adult eat 8 different types of cereals daily? The ingredients of these cereal porridges usually include: wheat, oats, barley, spelled, rye, triticale, rice and corn, as well as sugars and vanilla aromas.


With this recipe for oatmeal porridge, the baby is given the best cereal that can be given, which is flaked oats, a great source of iron, fiber, calcium and complex hydrates . Since they are not ground, they do not taste sweet; It must be borne in mind that the palate is used to sweetness from breast milk or formula, so if this flavor is promoted, then it will cost a lot to introduce other foods, such as fruit or vegetables, that do not have that sweetness. In addition, it is earned financially, since “baby” cereals are more expensive.

There are things that must be taken into account when preparing this recipe: if it is prepared for a baby, it cannot be sweetened with honey , due to the risk of botulism, it should not have whole nuts or pieces, that if ground, for risk of choking and regarding the fruit, be very careful with whole grapes, blueberries, blackberries, and any small fruit or raw apple, it is better to roast it.

Ingredients For 1 Baby

  • 150 ml of water
  • 150 gr of formula milk
  • 180 gr of oat flakes from El Granero Integral
  • 1 pinch of ground cinnamon to taste of Carmencita

Preparation Of The Oat Porridge Recipe

To make this recipe for oatmeal porridge: –

  • Put the chosen liquid in a saucepan to boil.
  • Add the oatmeal, formula milk, and cinnamon. Stir and cook for 4-5 minutes, stirring so it doesn’t stick.
  • When it acquires the desired texture, remove from heat, serve and let cool.

Tricks And Tips

To make the porridge you can use water, or normal or vegetable milk if it has already been introduced to the baby.

If you use normal milk, you do not need to use formula milk.

This recipe can also be made with breast milk.

Oats contain avenin, a protein similar to gluten, however, the vast majority of celiac @ s are able to tolerate oats not contaminated with wheat.

This recipe for oatmeal porridge is perfect for the little ones to leave the bottle and start with solid breakfasts. Other recipes that the little ones in the house like are cauliflower nuggets made in a simple way and in a short time, or homemade chicken fingers using real ingredients.

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