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Macrobiotic Quinoa Porridge Recipe


Macrobiotic Quinoa Porridge Recipe
Jen hoy
Quinoa is a cousin to amaranth, and is one of the ancient staple foods of the Incas. It is strengthening for the whole body, and for the kidneys in particular. Quinoa is high in protein, calcium, iron, and B vitamins. This simple porridge is a great meal to start the day with.

Prep Time: 5 minutes

Cook Time: 25 minutes

Total Time: 30 minutes


  • 3 cups water
  • 1 cup red, black, or white quinoa
  • ½ cup rolled oats
  • pinch of sea salt
  • ½ teaspoon cinnamon
  • 2 tablespoons ground flax seeds
  • maple syrup
  • soy, rice, or almond milk (optional)


Bring water, quinoa, oats salt and cinnamon to a boil in a small, heavy bottomed saucepan.

Stir once, cover, reduce heat to a simmer and cook for 25 minutes. Let sit 5 minutes before serving.

Sprinkle with flax seeds and maple syrup and serve with soy, rice or almond milk if desired.

Serves 4
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