Wednesday, February 15, 2012
Quinoa Porridge with apples
Quinoa makes an amazing porridge and if you like your oatmeal in the morning this is a great way of using quinoa to add some protein in your breakfast. I top this porridge with fresh apples or berries and a sprinkle of a goji berry and seed mixture.
Cooking the quinoa with a grated apple gives this healthy breakfast some natural sweetness. This is a warm, comforting meal that my kids love.
1/2 cup quinoa (rinsed in cold water and drained)
1 1/2 cups milk (your choice, cow, goat, coconut, almond)
1 apple, grated
1 tsp cinnamon
pinch of sea salt
1 tsp vanilla
few drops of stevia
top with apples or berries and berry/seed mixture
Place the rinsed quinoa in a small saucepan and add the milk. Bring to a boil, reduce heat and place the lid on the pot. Cook for 18 minutes then add in the grated apple, cinnamon, sea salt and stevia. Let cook for another few minutes. Remove from heat and add the vanilla and a little more milk.
Place in a bowl and top with fresh fruit, another sprinkle of cinnamon and seed mixture. Add a little more milk if you need to.