Breakfast Quinoa Porridge

By Patty Bafalis November 5, 2015


-1/2 cup dry quinoa (soaked in water for 20 minutes or more if possible, then  drain and rinse using a fine mesh sieve.Bring about 1/2 to 3/4 cup of water to boil, add the quinoa and let it simmer, covered until cooked, about 10 minutes. Keep an eye on it. You want it to be fluffy.)

-Coconut sugar, honey or grade B maple syrup to taste

-1 tsp cinnamon

-optional: blueberries, bananas and goji berries or raisins

-Splash of almond or coconut milk

Instructions: Place sweetener  and cinnamon on the bottom of a bowl, add hot cooked quinoa on top and a splash of almond or coconut milk to make it creamier and mix well. Optional to add fresh and /or dried fruits

The benefits of quinoa include: heart health, great source of protein and amino acids. Quinoa is naturally gluten free, it’s not a grain, but a seed. Quinoa is also delicious savory. I will be sure to post some of my recreations. breakfastquinoa





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