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Amanda Littleton of Wellthie Life
+1 (929) 265-8816
Seattle, WA USA
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Basic Quinoa Breakfast Porridge

Cooking Time

20-25 mins


3-4 servings


  • 1 cup quinoa
  • 1 2/3 cup unsweetened almond milk (or other milk alternative)
  • 1 13.5 oz can organic coconut milk
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • cinnamon to taste

Optional spices: 

  • cardamon to taste
  • nutmeg to taste
  • cream of tarter to taste
  • pumpkin spice to taste
  • ginger to taste

Optional toppings:

  • fruit (berries, sliced peaches, sliced apples, sliced bananas, sliced mango, raisins, dates etc...) 
  • nuts & seeds (almonds, walnuts, pecans, pumpkin seeds, sunflower seeds, chia seeds, hemp hearts, flaxseeds etc...) 
  • Unsweetened cocoa or cacao 
  • Dried coconut flakes


  1. Bring quinoa and almond milk to a boil in a sauce pan over high heat on the stove.
  2. Once boiling, reduce heat to low, cover and simmer for 12-13 mins.
  3. Add in coconut milk and spices - mix together.
  4. Cover and continue to simmer on low another 2-5 mins (or until desired constancy in reached).
  5. Spoon into bowls, add toppings of your choice and enjoy!
  6. Store any leftovers in the fridge for about 1 week