Rich in fiber, minerals, antioxidants and all nine essential amino acids, Quinoa is one of the healthiest and most nutritious foods on the planet. It’s also naturally gluten free! This Apple & Cinnamon Quinoa Porridge is a great way to start your day and to be healthy from the inside out!

Ingredients (makes 2 Serves)

  • 1 cup Milk of your choice (Almond, soy, coconut, cows etc)
  • 1 cup Water
  • 1/2 cup Quinoa
  • 2 Apples, grated with skin on
  • 1/2 tsp Ground cinnamon
  • 1 tsp Vanilla extract
  • 1 1/2 TBS Maple syrup
  • 2 TBS Sultanas


  1. Rinse quinoa under cold running water.
  2. Combine with the water in a pot and bring to the boil. Reduce the heat - cover and cook for 10 minutes until soft.
  3. Add milk, apple, cinnamon, seeds and vanilla. Cook for 5 minutes until creamy - add more milk if needed for a creamier texture.
  4. Spoon into serving bowls and enjoy.

  • Can’t wait to try this all my faves apple almond milk and quinoa


  • Such a wonderful recipe idea, simple and lovely ingredients.


  • What a delicious alternative to normal porridge – definitely worth a try!


  • This looks delicious. A great start to the day!


  • I don;t mind the look of this brekky at all. I will have to try. Thank you


  • I would never in a million years thought to use quinoa for breakfast but after seeing this I am definitely going to give it a go. It looks like the perfect go to for a cold winters morning.


  • Never thought to use Quinoa in breakfast sounds good


  • I love my porridge at this time of the year – happy to give this substitute a go and compare.


  • Your recipe looks healthy and delicious! Thanks!


  • wow i didn’t know you could use it as a porridge substitute – not sure that I am that keen on the idea but it is interesting to see how it can be used.


  • I like the idea it sounds like it might be a nice alternative


  • I often have oats porridge for breakfast. I’ve only had quinoa once and didn’t like it. I think because I didn’t rinse it, haven’t been game enough to try it again

    • It is a different taste to what most are used to! Not everyone would like this


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