Quinoa Porridge

Prep time: 10 minutes

Cook time: 30 minutes

Serves: 4 People

Our 6 Ingredient Blueberry and Banana Quinoa Porridge. Our first of three immune boosting recipes that we have done in partnership with @blackmoresaustralia. This breaky is vegan, GF and DF! Swipe for ingredients and method and head to their IGTV to watch the video! #blackmores #beawellbeing #partner

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  • Prep time: 10 minutes
  • Cook time: 30 minutes
  • Total time: 40 minutes
  • Serves: 4 People


  • 1 punnet Blueberries
  • 4 Bananas
  • 1 tbsp Maple syrup , (+ extra to serve) - note can use any sweetener (i.e. honey, rice malt syrup, raw sugar)
  • 600 mL Milk of choice , (we used almond and coconut milk)
  • 1 cup (200g) Quinoa
  • Olive oil


  • 1)

    Soak quinoa overnight if possible or rinse in water prior to cooking and then strain

  • 2)

    Place quinoa into a pot with 1/2 a litre of milk 3. Put pot on stove on medium heat

  • 3)

    Add 1 tablespoon of maple syrup

  • 4)

    Leave quinoa to cook, stirring intermittently to ensure that quinoa or milk isn’t sticking. Turn down to a low heat, if simmering rapidly. Ours took approx. 30 mins to cook.

  • 5)

    Put a pan on medium heat

  • 6)

    Peel bananas and cut down the middle lengthways

  • 7)

    Once pan is hot, add a drizzle of olive oil and put banana in cut side down

  • 8)

    Increase heat to high and leave to cook for 2-3 mins or until starting to brown on one side

  • 9)

    Then flip, cooking for approx 1 minute on the other side. Then take off heat.

  • 10)

    After 30 mins, take quinoa off heat and leave to rest for 5 minutes.

  • 11)

    Add approx 50mL of milk to quinoa

  • 12)

    Spoon some porridge into bowls to serve, drizzle with a little bit of milk if required

  • 13)

    Top with grilled banana and berries then drizzle some maple syrup over the top

  • 14)

    Feel free to add any other toppings you want – nuts, seeds etc.

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