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"Noatmeal" 6 Ways! (A Protein-Rich Hot Breakfast! aka Keto Porridge)

Laurie Cromie
This high-protein, low-carb hot cereal has just 4g net carbs, and 28g protein per 1-cup serving! (1-cup for people further out from bariatric surgery... try only 1/4-1/2 cup for newly post-operative patients.) Try one of the 6 flavor combinations below!
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 5 mins
Servings 6 servings
Calories 282 kcal


  • 3 cups water
  • 3/4 cup hemp hearts
  • 3/4 cup almond flour
  • 3/4 cup unsweetened shredded coconut
  • 1/3 cup flaxseed meal
  • 1/3 cup chia seeds
  • 1/2 tsp sea salt
  • 6 scoops vanilla-flavored protein powder sugar-free


  • Place a pot on the stove over low heat. Add water, hemp hearts, almond flour, shredded coconut, flaxseed meal, chia seeds, and sea salt.
  • Stir constantly for about 3 to 5 minutes until it thickens.
  • Remove from heat.
  • Add protein powder. It is going to be thick, but it will blend in well.
  • If desired, use an immersion blender to blend everything together.


  • Pumpkin Spice
  • 1 tbsp pumpkin purée
  • 1/2 tsp pumpkin spice
  • Chopped pecans
  • Almond Joy
  • 2 tsp slivered almonds
  • 2 tsp shredded unsweetened Coconut
  • 1 tsp sugar-free Chocolate chips
  • 1.5 tsp Chocolate powder
  • Maple Walnut
  • 1.5 tbsp Sugar free maple syrup
  • 1.5 tbsp Chopped walnuts
  • 1/2 tsp cinnamon
  • Creamy Very Vanilla
  • 2 tbsp heavy whipping cream (or any milk of your choice)
  • 1/2 tsp pure vanilla extract
  • Pinch ground cinnamon
  • Nuts of choice to garnish

Warming Cardamom Almond

  • 1/2 tsp Ground cardamom
  • 2 tbsp Almond butter
  • Pinch Nutmeg
  • Pinch cinnamon
  • Slivered almonds to garnish
  • Berries and Cream
  • 1/4 cup fresh or thawed-from-frozen berries
  • 1/4 cup heavy whipping cream
  • Pinch of ground cinnamon


The calculated nutritional value may vary slightly depending on what brand of foods you use. This is the calculation for the "noatmeal" before adding any toppings. Be sure to adjust for any toppings you choose to add.


Serving: 1cupCalories: 282kcalCarbohydrates: 4gProtein: 28gFat: 14g
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