Quinoa Porridge

Qunio Porage


  • 1/2 cup quinoa, rinsed
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 1/2 cup almond or skim milk — if you don't want to use milk you can substitute 1/2 cup water here again
  • 1/4 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 dash cinnamon
  • 1 dash nutmeg
  • 1 T. maple syrup or honey
  • Choose 1/2 cup of any of the following: canned pumpkin, blueberries, apples, strawberries, 1/2 banana, raisins, cranberries, etc!
  • 1 T. pecans, toasted and coarsley chopped


  • Bring the quinoa, milk and/or water, vanilla, cinnamon, nutmeg and maple syrup or honey to a boil, reduce the heat and simmer until tender, about 15 minutes.
  • Mix in the choice of pumpkin or fruit then remove from heat and top with the pecans.
  • Add more milk, water fruit to make more and to make a bit more soupy like porridge!