AIP Breakfast Porridge will help heal your body with anti-inflammatory rich foods. There are no nuts, grains, nightshades, dairy, or eggs used in this easy AIP breakfast recipe, but the breakfast porridge is so delicious, you won’t miss them! You can make this breakfast porridge on your stove top, or use the Instant Pot porridge recipe option!
This recipe is for a healing breakfast porridge gives substitutes for the Autoimmune Protocol Diet (AIP). If your immune system is in need of some healing or you have inflammation anywhere in your body, this AIP breakfast recipe has YOUR name written all over it! (Raises Hand, both Hands!)
Before we begin, an important note about SEEDS. Yes, this recipe does have the option of adding in seeds, if you can tolerate. If you need a STRICT AIP porridge, please substitute the seeds with coconut flakes, as mentioned in recipe. Sound good? Now, for those of you who are still wondering what AIP is, let’s discuss!
What’s in this AIP Breakfast Porridge?
Earlier, I mentioned what ISN’T in this Instant Pot breakfast porridge. But let’s recap. It’s a Paleo breakfast porridge that is also grain free, gluten free, dairy free, egg free, and it has no nightshades. So, what IS in this anti-inflammatory breakfast recipe? I’ll tell ya… HEALTHY ANTI-INFLAMMATORY GOODNESS!
- healthy butternut squash
- shredded coconut
- ginger – the tummy tamer!
(Incidentally, have you tried my Turmeric Ginger Lemonade recipe? It’s the PERFECT drink for summer sipping!)
The porridge part of this AIP breakfast recipe is made with butternut squash, which you can cook two different ways:
- in an Instant Pot, then use a hand blender to puree, OR
- roasted in an oven (this gives the butternut squash more flavor, but takes a bit longer to cook)
After the squash has been cooked in the Instant Pot, just mash, add the rest of ingredients, and continue to warm everything up. Otherwise, you can mash your roasted butternut squash and use a pan on the stove top to finish combining everything.
Oh, and if you don’t want to use butternut squash, the breakfast porridge can also be made using kabocha or acorn squash. But if you do like butternut squash, use 1 cup of it to make the AIP breakfast and the rest to make Vegan Persimmon Butternut Squash Soup. Why? Because it’s healthy and delicious, too!
How to Make Instant Pot AIP Breakfast Porridge (VIDEO)
Suggested Toppings for AIP Breakfast Porridge:
You can add lots of color and crunch to your porridge, by using any or all of these healthy porridge topping ideas:
- tart cherries — My personal fav because cherries aid in recovery by helping reduce oxidative stress and inflammation on the body.
- blueberries – Antioxidants
- pomegranate seeds – Fiber and Vitamin C!
- sesame seeds (optional if you can tolerate) – Healthy Fats, Vitamin E
- *Can’t tolerate Seeds yet?* NO PROBLEM! Substitute the seeds with ground coconut flakes or coconut butter and a pinch of cinnamon and sea salt!
- a dollop of coconut cream or coconut based yogurt (no additives)
Are you seeing what I am seeing? It’s like Summer produce meets cozy side dish meets in a superfood breakfast bowl form. What’s not to love? Seriously, don’t knock it till you try it. You can’t even tell it’s a NO- OATMEAL porridge.
Alright friends, tell me something that’s making you feel nourished? SOUL nourished and BODY nourished. Whoa, too much thinking on a Monday. Haha!
Okay but for reals, have you ever tried any AIP recipes for healing your gut or just to feel better in general? I love all the dense nutrients it brings!