Department of Health & Human Services
Premiers Active April

Quinoa Hazelnut Porridge

A tasty warm breakfast for those cold mornings, that will keep you fuller for longer.

Preparation Time: 30 minutes
recipe-quinoa-hazelnut-porridgeServes: 4


  • 1 cup uncooked quinoa
  • 3 cups water
  • 1 tsp (metric) ground cinnamon
  • 1 1/2 cups skim milk
  • 1 red apple (cored and chopped, skin on)
  • 1 tbsp (metric) sultanas
  • 1/2 cups hazelnuts (roughly chopped)


  1. Place the quinoa in a saucepan with the water and cinnamon. Bring to the boil then reduce the heat and simmer for 15 minutes.
  2. Add milk, apple and sultanas, cook for another 5 minutes then stir in hazelnuts.
  3. Serve immediately.


Serve with a dollop of plain or natural yoghurt.

Please Note: This recipe is gluten free and vegetarian, and has 18g of nuts per serve (1/2 a handful).

Each serve of this recipe provides (minimum):

  • 1 serve of grain foods
  • 0.5 serve of milk/yoghurt/cheese
  • 0.5 serve of lean meat/alternative (nuts)
  • 0.25 serve of fruit

Nutrition Information

Average Quantity Per Serve
Energy 990kJ
Total sugars 12g
Protein 13g
Sodium 55g
Total fat 14g
Saturated fat 1g
Carbohydrates 45g
Fibre 7g

activeapril-nutrition-logoRecipe Source

Recipe selected by Nutrition Australia. For more delicious and healthy recipes for you and your family, visit the Nutrition Australia website.

Source: Nuts For Life

Last updated: April 18, 2017 at: 10:20 am


Yourself today!

What's happening
around victoria

  • North Melbourne Community Centre
    49/53 Buncle St, North Melbourne VIC 3051
  • Lakes Entrance parkrun
    30 March 2019

Daily Activity Tips

Physical activity helps promote healthy growth and development, build strong bones and muscles, helps improve sleep and helps improve confidence and self esteem in children.

© Department of Health & Human services, State Government of Victoria
Privacy Statement:
Copyright & Disclaimer Notice: