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Buckwheat Porridge with Berries, Banana & Maple

Serves: 3-4
Prep time: 10 mins, plus soaking time
Cook time: 15 mins




  • 1 cup raw buckwheat
  • ½ cup rolled oats
  • 2 tbsp bran flakes
  • 2½ cups milk (or coconut, almond, oat milk etc.)
  • 2 tsp vanilla extract 
  • 1 tsp cinnamon 
  • Pinch salt 


  • 1 cup berries, fresh or frozen 
  • 2 scoops Red Shot
  • 2 bananas 
  • Maple syrup to pour over




  • Place the buckwheat into a strainer, rinse under cold water then tip into a bowl and add the rolled oats and bran flakes.
  • Add your chosen milk, vanilla, and cinnamon, and mix together.
  • Cover and leave in the fridge to soak for 2-4 hours or overnight.
  • When you're ready to cook the porridge, pour the soaked mixture into a saucepan and simmer on low heat, stirring occasionally for 12-15 mins until it reaches your desired consistency and tenderness.



  • While the buckwheat is cooking, prepare the berries by crushing ½ of them lightly with a fork and sprinkling over the Red Shot.
  • Peel and slice the banana. 
  • Spoon the cooked porridge into 3-4 bowls. 
  • Spoon over the berry mixture, top with the remaining whole berries & banana slices. Pour over the maple syrup.
  • Serve immediately.
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