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Maple Vanilla Millet Porridge

This lightly sweetened treat features prebiotic-rich millet and is made with oat milk, a touch of maple syrup, and fresh strawberries.
maple porridge topped with strawberries
  • Makes 2 servings
  • Prep Time 5 minutes
  • Cook Time 20 minutes


  • ½ cup millet
  • 1 cup water
  • 1 cup oat milk (or nondairy milk of choice)
  • 1 tsp. vanilla extract
  • 2 tbs. maple syrup
  • ¼ cup sliced fresh strawberries


In a pot over medium heat, bring the millet, water, and milk to a boil. Stir, reduce heat to a simmer, and cover. Cook for 10 to 15 minutes, or until the millet is tender and some liquid remains.
Use an immersion blender to purée until smooth, then stir in the vanilla and maple syrup.
Serve topped with the sliced strawberries.


For more nutritious dishes to heal your gut lining and support your microbiome,
see “5 Recipes for a Happy, Healthy Gut.”


Photography: Terry Brennan; Food Styling: Betsy Nelson

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Kate Morgan

Kate Morgan is a Pennsylvania-based writer and recipe developer.


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