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


  • For the preparation of the pear, cook it for 5 to 10 mins in boiling water with the cinnamon stick and 2 star anise.Once cooked set it aside.
  • For the porridge mix water, quinoa and cinnamon and cook over medium heat. When it boils simmer for 5 mins.
  • Put the quinoa mix in a bowl, add the poached pear, banana, walnuts and almond butter.

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