A healthy and filling way to start the day. 


  • 1/4 cup raw quinoa 

  • 1/2 cup water

  • 1 pinch salt 

  • 1/3 cup unsweetened almond milk

  • 1/2 tsp vanilla extract

  • 1/2 tsp ground cinnamon

  • 1 tbsp natural cashews, finely chopped

  • 1 medjool date, finely chopped

  • 1/2 banana, diced


  • 1.

    Soak quinoa for 10 minutes and rinse under cold running water.

  • 2.

    Bring water and salt to the boil and add the quinoa, bringing to the boil once again.

  • 3.

    Reduce the heat and cover, cooking for 10 minutes or until the water has evaporated.

  • 4.

    Remove the cover and add milk, vanilla, cinnamon, cashews, date and banana and stir well.

  • 5.

    Cook for another 5-10 minutes or until thick and creamy and most of the liquid has absorbed. Keep an eye on it and stir throughout.

  • 6.

    Spoon into a serving bowl and enjoy.

Nutritional information

Nutritional analysis per serving (1 servings)

  • Energy 344kj
  • Fat Total 8g
  • Saturated Fat 1g
  • Protein 9g
  • Carbohydrate 63g
  • Sugar 24g
  • Sodium 357mg

Note: The information shown is Edamam's estimate based on available ingredients and preparation. It should not be considered a substitute for a professional nutritionist's advice.

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