Cardamom Quinoa Porridge

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Ingredients Minutes Calories
Prep Cook Servings
5 min 15 min 2
Cardamom Quinoa Porridge
Health Rating


1 1/2 cup Almond milk, unsweetened (divided)
1/4 tsp Cardamom, ground
1/4 tsp Coarse salt
1 medium Pear (sliced, divided)
1/2 cup Quinoa, uncooked (rinsed)
4 tbsp Sliced almonds (toasted, divided)
1/2 tsp Vanilla extract, pure
1/2 cup Water


1. In a saucepan, bring quinoa, 3/4 cup almond milk, water, vanilla, salt, and cardamom to a boil.

Reduce heat and simmer, covered, until liquid is absorbed, 15 minutes.

2. Remove from heat and let rest five minutes, then fluff with a fork.

3. For each serving, top 1/2 cup quinoa with 1/2 cup almond milk, 1/2 sliced pear, and 2 Tbsp almonds.


Nutrition Facts

Per Portion

Calories 315
Calories from fat 99
Calories from saturated fat 6.6
Total Fat 11 g
Saturated Fat 0.7 g
Trans Fat 0
Polyunsaturated Fat 3.1 g
Monounsaturated Fat 5.4 g
Cholesterol 0
Sodium 430 mg
Potassium 549 mg
Total Carbohydrate 44 g
Dietary Fiber 7.5 g
Sugars 8.7 g
Protein 9.5 g

Dietary servings

Per Portion

Fruit 0.5
Grain 2.1
Meat Alternative 0.3
Milk Alternative 0.7

Energy sources




is a great source of complete protein and is very high in fiber


contain many antioxidants which protect our cells from free radical damage

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