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15 Vegan Breakfasts! |Teff Porridge with fresh figs, maple and walnuts-- an easy, vegan protein packed breakfast! Gluten Free, Vegan! | #teff #porridge #veganbreakfast #healthybreakfast

Teff Porridge

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Teff Porridge with figs and walnuts – an easy introduction to this tiny, but mightily nutritious grain, packed full of protein. A simple delicious vegan breakfast!


Units Scale
  • 1/2 cup Whole Grain Teff
  • 1 1/2 cups water plus 1 tablespoon
  • generous 3-finger pinch of and ground warming spice- like ground clove, cardamom, nutmeg, or cinnamon, allspice or even 5 spice.
  • generous 3 finger pinch of kosher salt
  • fresh fruit- sliced figs or berries or pears
  • 2 tablespoons maple syrup or honey
  • 2 tablespoons crushed, toasted walnuts- or any other nut.


  1. Over medium-high heat, In a small pot, toast teff until it begins to pop, and smell nutty- stirring often, about 3 minutes.
  2. Once you hear its adorable popping, add water and spices and salt.
  3. Bring to a boil, cover and simmer on low heat for 10 minutes. Give a quick stir and at this point,
  4. If it seems too thick, add a bit more water, to get it to your desired consistency. Cook a couple more minutes.
  5. Divide among 2 bowls and top with sliced figs, walnuts and a generous drizzle of honey.


  • Serving Size:
  • Calories: 277
  • Sugar: 13.2 g
  • Sodium: 153.7 mg
  • Fat: 5.9 g
  • Saturated Fat: 0.7 g
  • Carbohydrates: 49.7 g
  • Fiber: 4.3 g
  • Protein: 7.5 g
  • Cholesterol: 0 mg