Quinoa Porridge

Faulkner Family Nutrition
Quinoa is a great alternative to oatmeal. Naturally gluten free and a good source of protein, this breakfast is sure to satisfy and help keep you full longer.
Cook Time 15 mins
Course Breakfast
Cuisine dairy free, gluten free, refinded sugar free
Servings 2 people


  • 1/2 cup uncooked quinoa
  • 2 cups non-dairy milk
  • 3 tsp maple syrup
  • 3 tsp cinnamon
  • 1/8 tsp sea salt

optional toppings

  • 1 small apple chopped
  • 2 tbsp unsweetened shredded coconut
  • 3 tbsp sliced almonds


  • In a medium saucepan, combine quinoa, non-dairy milk, cinnamon, and salt.
  • Bring to a boil, reduce heat to a simmer, and cover. Let cook until quinoa is cooked; approximately 15 minutes. You can add a splash of water if needed to reach your desired consistency.
  • Once cooked, remove from heat and stir in maple syrup. I add in a little at a time to my desired sweetness.
  • Top with your favourite toppings such as berries, coconut, nuts or seeds.