Quinoa Prune Breakfast Porridge

Quinoa Prune Breakfast Porridge

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"A delicious, nutrient-rich, and satisfying breakfast for cold mornings. Quinoa for protein and chewiness; prunes for fiber and sweetness; vanilla almond milk, nutmeg and cinnamon for feel-good flavor!"


25 m servings 328 cals
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Original recipe yields 4 servings



  • Calories:
  • 328 kcal
  • 16%
  • Fat:
  • 7.5 g
  • 11%
  • Carbs:
  • 59.8g
  • 19%
  • Protein:
  • 9 g
  • 18%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 0 mg
  • 0%
  • Sodium:
  • 385 mg
  • 15%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Boil water and salt in a saucepan. Stir in quinoa; cover, reduce heat to low, and simmer until tender, about 10 minutes.
  2. Stir in chopped prunes, peanut butter, almond milk, cinnamon, and nutmeg. Cover and simmer 5 more minutes.
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  1. 12 Ratings


I used mostly coconut milk... pecans or walnuts, dates and coconut. cinnamon and some coconut sugar. most excellent, and keeps well refrigerated for the following day. rinsing the quinoa *well...

will pass on the peanut butter next time

I reeeally wanted to like this. Blerh.

I used natural creamy peanut butter instead and added 2 Tbsp brown sugar and it tasted pretty good.

Wonderful! Huge hit at my home. I leave out the peanut butter tho. And add cinnamon & cloves.

Easy to make! I subbed raisins for the prunes, but any dried fruit would have worked! Great hot cereal.

This is a healthy, tasty meal. I used whole milk, and added whole grain organic flax meal for fiber and more taste. Nutmeg make me sleepy so I used ground cloves instead. Yum! I have also made i...

Mine came out too sweet, but may have been the Dried plums I used since I didnt have prunes. Still ill cut the fruit in half and try again.

My husband and I loved this recipe. I didn't have vanilla almond milk so I used the original unsweetened almond milk. I also used creamy peanut butter. Will definitely make this again.