Quinoa is an ancient grain, mostly grown in South America. However, these days it is pretty easy to pick up in the local supermarket.
Quinoa Porridge is great alternative to the traditional oats for a bit of change and variation in your diet. It also contains protein and good fats, which means that it also has a lower GI than the traditional porridge.
Energy – 330kcal
Carbohydrate – 51.0g
Sugar – 26.1g
Fat – 5.8g
Protein – 15.1g
Low in fat
Low in saturates
Low in sugar
200mls of water (+ more for boiling)
200mls of milk (any type)
1 small banana (80g)
1/2 teaspoon of cinnamon
- Simmer the quinoa for 10 minutes – initially with 200mls of water but adding small amounts of extra water so that the quinoa does not burn on the bottom of the pan
- Add cinnamon, banana and milk
- Simmer again for 5 minutes, stirring continuously.
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