Cardamom Quinoa Porridge

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




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


contain many antioxidants which protect our cells from free radical damage

Nutrition Facts

Per Portion

Calories 293
Calories from fat 90
Calories from saturated fat 7.5
Total Fat 10.0 g
Saturated Fat 0.8 g
Trans Fat 0
Polyunsaturated Fat 3.2 g
Monounsaturated Fat 5.1 g
Cholesterol 0
Sodium 443 mg
Potassium 543 mg
Total Carbohydrate 44 g
Dietary Fiber 7.1 g
Sugars 10.4 g
Protein 9.2 g

Dietary servings

Per Portion

Fruit 0.5
Grain 2.1
Meat Alternative 0.3
Milk Alternative 0.7

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