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Chai Spiced Maple Porridge

There’s nothing better than waking up to a hot bowl of porridge on a cold winters morning. This one is packed with immune boosting ingredients to set you up for the day ahead!! ⭐️ Aromatic chai herbs and spices keep your metabolism ticking in the cooler months. Fire up that internal heat baby!





  • 2 cups plain oats
  • 2 cups water
  • 1 tbsp shredded ginger
  • 1 star anise
  • 1 tsp cinnamon
  • 4 cloves
  • Zest and juice from 1/2 orange
  • 2 tbsp maple or rice malt syrup
  • Activated nuts of choice (optional)


  1. Place oats in a pan with water on a medium heat for 5 minutes.
  2. Add ginger, cinnamon, star anise and cloves, cooking for another 3 mins.
  3. Add orange zest and juice, heating for 2 more mins.
  4. Divide into two bowls and top with coconut yoghurt and a drizzle of maple/RMS, plus a handful of activated nuts.
  5. Enjoy!

Sally O'Neil - Editor in Chief

Sal is on a mission to prove that healthy and nutritious doesn’t have to be boring – and that even while staying in shape you can have your cake and eat it too. After losing 14kg from adopting a healthier lifestyle, she shares her journey with others on The Fit Foodie Blog. She also works as a commercial food photographer and stylist, is studying a Bachelor of Health Science in Nutrition and Dietetics, and is the author of two cookbooks: Love Move Eat (Bauer Media, 2017) and Meal Prep Plan (Murdoch, 2019).

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