Recipe: Apple, cinnamon & quinoa porridge

Apple, cinnamon & quinoa porridge

Apple, cinnamon & quinoa porridge

Emma Duff, Beyond Fitness client and chef-by-trade, brings you this recipe for an energising, healthy start to the morning.


  • 2 cups quinoa
  • 3 cups water
  • 2 cups uncle tobys quick oats
  • 3 cups milk
  • 1 green apple
  • 5g cinnamon
  • 5g almonds slices
  • 4 strawberries
  • 1 tsp honey


  1. Rinse quinoa then combine with 3 cups of water in a pot on a medium – high heat.
  2. Bring to the boil then reduce heat to a simmer and cover for approx. 10 minutes or until liquid has absorbed. Set aside.
  3. In another pot, heat milk and 4g of cinnamon until it comes to a boil.
  4. Add oats and stir for a few minutes until soft.
  5. Add quinoa (if a little dry, add a little more milk until you get a porridge consistency).
  6. Grate the apple and roughly chop the strawberries.

To serve: Spoon quinoa and oats in a bowl, top with apple and strawberries, drizzle with a little honey and a touch of cinnamon and almonds. Enjoy!

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