Apple & Walnut Quinoa Porridge

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Ingredients Minutes Calories
Prep Cook Servings
10 min 20 min 2
Apple & Walnut Quinoa Porridge
Health Rating


1/2 cup Quinoa, uncooked (rinsed and drained)
1 cup Water, filtered
1 tsp Cinnamon
1 1/4 cup Almond milk, unsweetened
1/4 cup Raisins, seedless (sultana)
2 tsp Maple syrup, pure (or sweetener of choice)
1/2 medium Apple (grated, with skin)
1 tbsp Walnuts (coarsely chopped)
2 tsp Lime peel (zest) (optional)



  1. Combine the water, cinnamon and quinoa in a medium saucepan. Bring to the boil, then reduce the heat to medium-low.  Cook, covered, for 10 minutes.
  2. Stir in the almond milk, and cook covered for another 10 minutes.
  3. Stir through raisins, sweetener, apple and walnuts.
  4. Add to serving bowls.  Sprinkle with zest.  Serve warm.


Try substituting raisins and walnuts with dried cranberries and almonds. Almond milk can be replaced by soy, rice or cows milk of your choice.

Nutrition Facts

Per Portion

Calories 301
Calories from fat 66
Calories from saturated fat 5.0
Total Fat 7.4 g
Saturated Fat 0.6 g
Trans Fat 0
Polyunsaturated Fat 3.5 g
Monounsaturated Fat 2.0 g
Cholesterol 0
Sodium 121 mg
Potassium 572 mg
Total Carbohydrate 54 g
Dietary Fiber 6.0 g
Sugars 18.5 g
Protein 7.9 g

Dietary servings

Per Portion

Fruit 0.8
Grain 2.1
Meat Alternative 0.1
Milk Alternative 0.6

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