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quinoa breakfast healthy ayurveda

A light and healthy quinoa breakfast porridge. Suitable for kapha and pitta consitutions for a nourishing and hearty ayurveda breakfast .


100 g quinoa –  you can also choose buckwheat flakes or oats – according to your ayurvedic practitioner recommendation

1/2 tbsp ghee or coconut oil

1 tbsp chia seeds

1/4 tsp curcuma

1/4 tsp ginger

1/2 tsp cinnamon

pinch pink salt & pepper

400ml oat milk, coconut milk or water according to your ayurvedic practitioner recommendation

2 tbsp raw sugar or 1 tsp of honey before serving (never heat up the honey)



  • Melt the ghee or coco oil  in a pot
  • Add the cinnamon, curcuma, ginger and grain, mix for 2 min
  • Mix in the milk, chia seeds and sugar (unless you choose to use honey) and cook well until the quinoa is cooked, thick and has absorbed the water.
  • Leave to rest a few minutes
  • Sprinkle with a little cinnamon, a drizzle tahini and honey serve warm

Keeps in the fridge for up to 2 days.

  • Optional – You can decorate with your favourite toppings: roasted almond of hazelnuts, baked apples , baked peaches, avocado or coconut flakes.


Click here for a delicious ayurvedic rice porridge recipe alternative

Bon appétit!


Elena Beurdeley

Natural Health Practitioner | Educator

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