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Spiced Peach Quinoa Porridge - a beautiful warm comforting breakfast

Spiced Peach Quinoa Porridge

Servings 2


  • 3/4 cup quinoa
  • 1 1/2 cups milk (animal or plant)
  • 1/2 cup water + extra as needed
  • 2 peaches; chopped
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla bean paste or essence
  • 1 clove
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt


  • 1 peach; sliced
  • flaked almond; toasted
  • maple syrup or your sweetener of choice


  • Rinse the quinoa and add to a saucepan with the milk, water, cinnamon, vanilla, clove and salt. Add the peaches* (see note).
  • Bring to the boil and then simmer until tender, stirring occasionally. Add extra water if the mixture is too dry. Once cooked remove the clove and add to two bowls.
  • Add a little extra milk the sliced peaches, flaked almonds and sweeten with maple.


If you have very ripe peaches add them in towards the end of cooking the quinoa. If they are firm add them at the beginning.