This warming recipe is a great high protein version of your classic oatmeal. It's a superfood breakfast that will jumpstart your morning and keep you full longer- it's packed with complex carbohydrates rich in fiber, B vitamins, magnesium and iron. Quinoa is one of the few grains that is actually a complete protein. It's super versatile and delicious, which makes it a convenient grain to have around the house.
Prep time: 5 min Cook time: 6 min Total time: 11 min
Makes 1-2 servings
½ cup quinoa, cooked
¼-1/2 cup hazelnut milk or coconut milk
1 tbsp blueberries
1/2 banana, sliced
¼ cup hemp seeds
¼ cup walnuts
1 tsp vanilla extract
1 tsp cinnamon
1 tsp cardamom
½ tsp nutmeg
1. Pre-cook quinoa the night before.
2. In the morning, heat up quinoa with milk in a pan.
3. Remove pan from heat and stir in spices, berries, bananas, walnuts, and hemp seeds.
4. Serve warm and enjoy!
You can pre-make the quinoa in a large batch to have enough for both breakfast porridge, savory dishes and salads.
Try using amaranth or black rice in this recipe and/or switch up the fruits for new variations
Use cacao, a touch of maple syrup and chia seeds for a chocolate chia quinoa porridge or dessert