Peaches & Cream Teff Porridge- Vegan, Gluten-Free & Refined Sugar-Free

I love all gluten-free grain that are prepared into a porridge: oats, rice, millet, amaranth, quinoa, teff…yup, I love it all. Porridge is so creamy and warm, I honestly don’t know if there is a more comforting food.

So what is teff anyway?

Teff is a tiny grain, in fact, it’s the worlds smallest grain. Although it’s small in size, this Ethiopian native is super-sized in its nutritional profile. And not in the McDonald’s kind of way, yuck! Teff is packed with protein, fiber, iron and calcium, just to name a few. By eating the following recipe you’ll be getting 7 grams of protein, 4 grams of fiber, 20% of your recommended daily intake of iron and 10% of your recommended daily intake of calcium…and that’s just from the teff!

Peaches & Cream Teff Porridge

Peaches & Cream Teff Porridge

Creamy, warm and full of soft, juicy peaches. This porridge has a gentle hint of toffee that makes it reminiscent of a dessert!

Serves 1

Ingredients: 

  • 1/4 cup uncooked teff
  • 1 cup water
  • 2 dates, pitted and chopped
  • 1 tbsp ground flax seed
  • 1 tsp cashew butter
  • English Toffee liquid stevia (I used 3-5 drops)
  • 1/2 cup diced peach

Instructions:

  1. Combine teff, water and dates in a small sauce pan. Bring to a boil over medium-high heat. Once a boil is reached, reduce heat to medium-low.
  2. Stirring frequently, cook until the teff has thickened into your desired porridge consistency.
  3. Remove from heat and stir in ground flax seed and cashew butter. Mix until the cashew butter has completely dissolved and the texture has become more creamy.
  4. Add liquid stevia and peaches.
  5. Pour into serving dish and enjoy!

This is the consistency I like my teff porridge:

Cooked Teff

Mmm, I think this is why I’m such a morning person! What better way to wake up than to a bowl of this:

Peaches & Cream Teff Porridge

xoxo Erin

UPDATE! This recipe has been submitted to Full Plate Thursdays.

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