How To Make Healthy Quinoa Porridge

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The is a super healthy breakfast and a great alternative to oats. It’s gluten free, dairy free and infused with warming spices and honey. It’s one of our favourite ways to start a winters day. Summer in your neck of the woods? Then make it into a Quinoa Bircher. Yum!

Did you catch Guy’s cook-off with fellow YouTube chef Byron Talbot? He made a version of this recipe in a timed breakfast challenge. You watch the video here.


  • 2 cups water
  • 1 cinnamon stick
  • 1 vanilla bean
  • 1-star anise
  • 2 cloves
  • 1 cup Quinoa
  • 1 cup coconut milk
  • 2 tablespoons honey
  • 2 tablespoons almond meal
  • Poached Pears to serve


  • Place water, cinnamon, vanilla, star anise and cloves in a small saucepan and bring to a simmer to infuse.
  • Add quinoa. Simmer for 12-15 minutes until liquid is absorbed.
  • Add coconut milk. Cook stirring, until almost all absorbed.
  • Add honey and almond meal. Stir through.
  • Serve with Poached Pears.

Bondi Harvest recipes use a conventional fan oven, measuring at Degrees Celsius °C.

Bondi Harvest recipe measurements use the Metric system.

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