Warming Quinoa Porridge Recipe

This hot cereal takes just a few minutes to prepare. The spices are wonderful for soothing the digestive tract and reducing inflammation. For extra creaminess serve with almond or coconut milk.


2 servings


  • 2 cups (500ml) filtered water
  • ¾ cup (185ml) rolled quinoa flakes
  • 1tsp (5ml) cinnamon
  • ½ tsp (2.5ml) cardamom powder
  • ¼ tsp (1ml) nutmeg
  • ¼ tsp (1ml) turmeric
  • 1tbsp (15ml) raw honey or five drops of stevia extract liquid
  • ¼ tsp (0.5ml) grey sea salt or pink rock salt
  • ½ cup (125ml) apple, diced
  • ½ cup (125ml) blueberries (if frozen, add before quinoa to thaw)
  • ¼ cup (60ml) chopped almonds or hemp seeds


1. Boil the water in a small saucepan. Add the rolled quinoa and stir for two to three minutes.

2. Remove from heat and mix in the spices, raw honey, apple, blueberries and almonds.

Recipe taken from Meals That Heal Inflammation by Julie Daniluk, RHN (£18.99, Hay House).

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