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Chocolaty Beet Oat Bran Porridge

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Really healthy and comforting chocolaty beet oat bran porridge with a hint of cloves and ginger. With tutorial video!


  • 300g (10.6oz) water
  • 50g (1.8oz) plant-based milk (see tips)
  • 40g (1.4oz) oat bran
  • 1 tsp. cinnamon
  • ½ tsp. ground ginger
  • ⅛ tsp. ground cloves
  • 1 tbsp. carob powder
  • Dash of black pepper
  • Himalayan salt to taste (I put ¼ tsp.)
  • Stevia drops to taste (see tips)
  • About 50g (1.8oz, ½ cup) finely grated raw carrot (I used purple carrots)
  • About 50g (1.8oz, ⅓ cup) finely grated raw beet
  • 100g (3.5oz, 1 cup) finely grated raw summer squash


  1. Bring water to boil and whisk in oat bran. Simmer for 3 minutes whisking every now and then.
  2. Add plant-based milk and simmer for another 2 minutes. Cover with lid and set aside.
  3. Finely grate carrot, beet and summer squash.
  4. Add all the spices, salt, sweetener and pepper to the porridge. Mix well and taste. Remember that veggies will smooth some of the taste out.
  5. Mix in grated veggies. Keep mixing until all the ingredients are well incorporated.
  • Method: Simmering

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