Quinoa Porridge with Cinnamon and Apple – Cinnamon Apple Quinoa Bliss

Created by Amanda D’Souza

Reviewed by Registered Dietitian Sarah Tappan

Hey there, lovely moms! Let’s warm up your mornings with a bowl of cozy deliciousness that’s perfect for managing gestational diabetes. It’s my Cinnamon Apple Quinoa Bliss—a hug in a bowl that kept me satisfied and smiling during my pregnancy journey!

Imagine a steaming bowl of cooked quinoa, bathed in a velvety pool of unsweetened almond milk. And then, there are tender apple pieces dancing with the warmth of cinnamon, creating a symphony of flavors that’ll make you say, “Mmm, this is what heaven tastes like!”

This recipe became my morning ritual because it’s not only comforting but also a nutritional powerhouse. Quinoa, the superhero grain, brings protein and fiber to the table, while the apples add a touch of natural sweetness and a dose of vitamins. Plus, cinnamon adds a warm, cozy hug that’ll make you feel all fuzzy inside. So, grab a spoon, cozy up, and indulge in a bowl of Cinnamon Apple Quinoa Bliss!

Difficulty: Beginner Prep Time 20 mins Cook Time 20 mins Total Time 40 mins
Servings: 1


Get ready to indulge in a cozy and comforting breakfast that's as nourishing as it is delightful. Cinnamon Apple Quinoa Bliss is a warm and satisfying bowl of cooked quinoa, bathed in velvety almond milk and infused with the aroma of cinnamon and tender apple pieces. This recipe offers a perfect balance of protein, fiber, and natural sweetness to start your day right. With every spoonful, you'll experience a blissful combination of flavors that will warm your heart and nourish your body. Treat yourself to this wholesome bowl of comfort and embrace the joy of Cinnamon Apple Quinoa Bliss!



  1. In a small saucepan, combine the cooked quinoa and almond milk. Heat over medium heat until it's warmed through

  2. Stir in the diced apple and sprinkle with cinnamon

  3. Serve warm and enjoy this comforting, healthy breakfast


Leftover quinoa porridge can be stored in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 3 days. When reheating, add a splash of almond milk or water to loosen the porridge and maintain its creamy consistency. You can also add additional cinnamon and apple slices to refresh the flavors

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