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Apple Pie Quinoa Breakfast Porridge

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A warming oatmeal-esque breakfast without the oats!
Course: Breakfast
Keyword: dairy-free, egg-free, gluten-free, oat-free, refined sugar-free, soy-free, vegan, vegetarian
Servings: 1 serving
Author: Maya Rose, MS, CNS


  • 1/2 cup cooked quinoa
  • 1 small apple finely diced
  • 1/2 cup non-dairy milk
  • 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/4 cup pecans or walnuts
  • 1 tablespoon maple syrup or honey optional


  • In a small saucepan over medium heat, add all ingredients except maple syrup and nuts.
  • Bring to a boil, then reduce to a simmer and stir occasionally for about 10-12 minutes or until apples are soft and quinoa has absorbed the liquid and broken down.
  • Remove from heat. Stir in or top with nuts, and add the maple syrup or honey if you want a sweeter porridge. Top with more fresh apple, if desired, and serve.


Feel free to add more spice, such as cardamom or nutmeg.