Breakfast Quinoa Porridge
-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.