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Super quick Pumpkin Porridge | Vegan + Gluten Free | Vanilla And Bean

Pumpkin Porridge

This quick and easy porridge is a make-ahead, grab and go breakfast for those mornings when you need a nourishing breakfast fast. Vegan + Gluten Free
Prep Time 10 minutes
Total Time 10 minutes
Servings 4 servings
Calories 381kcal
Author Traci York | Vanilla And Bean


For the Porridge;

  • 1 C Buckwheat Kasha soaked at least 4 hours or overnight and rinsed., 164g, AKA Buckwheat Groats - the toasted variety
  • 1/2 C Pecans soaked at least 4 hours or overnight and rinsed., 60g
  • 1 1/2 Tbs Chia Seeds
  • 3/4 C Pumpkin Puree canned or fresh, 222g
  • 4 Medjool Dates pitted
  • 3 Tbs Maple Syrup
  • 1 tsp Cinnamon ground
  • 1/2 tsp Ginger ground
  • 1/4 tsp Cloves ground
  • 1/4 tsp Nutmeg ground
  • 1 tsp Vanilla Extract
  • 3/4 - 1 C Water 170g-236g
  • Pinch of Sea Salt

Options For the Toppings:


For the Porridge.

  • In a high powered blender add the kasha, pecans, chia seeds, pumpkin puree, pitted dates, maple syrup, cinnamon, ginger, cloves, nutmeg, vanilla, 3/4 C (170g) water and pinch of salt. For more texture, pulse until desired consistency is reached. For a perfectly smooth texture, blend on medium and then high speed. Use tamper as needed and add more water until desired consistency is reached.
  • Store in a lidded container or portion single size servings in little jars for a quick grab and go breakfast.
  • Enjoy cold or slightly warmed with a bit of milk or additional water added.
  • Top with desired toppings.
  • Store in a lidded container for up to three days in the refrigerator.


Play with the spices and sweetness until you find what you like. This is a versatile recipe with so much possibility.
Look for buckwheat groats in the bulk section of your natural foods store. I buy mine at .99/lb from our community Co-Op.
Adapted from Cream Coconut Porridge.


Calories: 381kcal | Carbohydrates: 67g | Protein: 8g | Fat: 12g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 11mg | Potassium: 560mg | Fiber: 10g | Sugar: 27g | Vitamin A: 7185IU | Vitamin C: 2mg | Calcium: 98mg | Iron: 3mg