Poached Pear and Quinoa Porridge

Photo credit and recipe adapted from Salwa Smaily

Try this quinoa porridge for a warming winter breakfast. It is an amazing - no added sugar, loaded with protein, Omega 3, carbs, fibers, vitamins and minerals.

Prep Time 12 mins

Cook Time 5 mins

Total Time 12 mins

Servings: 1


  • 1/3 Cooked Quinoa
  • 1 cup Water or Milk
  • 1/2 a Pear
  • 1 tsp Cinnamon Powder
  • 2 Whole Walnuts
  • 1/2 Banana
  • 1 Cinnamon Stick
  • 2 Star Anise
  • 2 tsp Almond butter


  • Saucepan
  • Spatula
  • Sharp Knife


    Here's How to Make Poached Pear and Quinoa Porridge

    Step 1: Set the Pan

    Set the saucepan over moderate heat; add 1 cup of water.

    Step 2: Preparation of the Pear

    Now add half of a pear; add a cinnamon stick, star anise, and boil them for 6-10 minutes until they are cooked thoroughly. Then set aside

    Step 3: Porridge Preparation

    Set the other saucepan over moderate heat; add water, add quinoa and cinnamon, cook until it starts to boil, and then leave it for 5 minutes.

    Step 4: Combining

    After the cooked quinoa, transfer to the large-size bowl, and add poached pear, walnuts, banana slices, and drizzle almond butter all over the meal.



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