This porridge includes coconut oil, a healthy fat together with Quinoa, a protein & a great way to start the day.
QUINOA PORRIDGE – 8 (1/2 cup) servings
1 cup washed quinoa seeds
2 cups unsweetened coconut milk (or your choice of dairy or other)
1 tablespoon coconut oil
Bring the above to a boil, cover and simmer 15 minutes, or until fluffy. Cool.
1 teaspoon cinnamon
1/2 teaspoon allspice
1 teaspoon maple syrup (or honey or 10 drops of stevia)
1/2 cup shredded unsweetened coconut
1/2 cup slivered almonds
Mix all together and store in a covered container in the fridge.
Heat 1/2 cup until hot (on low) together with a teaspoon of water so it doesn’t burn. Or heat it in the microwave. Top with crushed flax, hemp hearts, optional fruit & milk.
By filling up on this healthy breakfast we aren’t eating as many carbs!
Let Food Be Your Medicine! Winnie