Quinoa Breakfast Porridge

High in protein and gluten-free, quinoa is a delicious breakfast alternative with unlimited flavor possibilities.
By Ivana Tillich

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Quinoa is a great high-protein and gluten-free alternative to common breakfasts like oatmeal or bread.

There are basically three main types: white red and black quinoa. For this recipe we used a mix of all.

Quinoa Breakfast Porridge
 
High in protein and gluten-free, quinoa is a delicious breakfast alternative with unlimited flavor possibilities.
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Recipe Type: Breakfast, Brunch
Serves: 1 serving
Ingredients
  • 250 g (8.8 ounces) quinoa (tricolor)
  • 150 ml (5 ounces) almond milk (or milk of your choice)
  • 1-2 tsp agave syrup
  • 1 pear
  • handfull of raspberries
  • ¼ tsp Maca powder by Organic Burst
  • crushed coconut (for the topping)
Instructions
  1. Let quinoa soak in water for at least 20 minutes.
  2. Sift out the quinoa, pull it in a cooking pot, add 150 ml almond milk and bring to boil.
  3. Reduce heat and simmer for 15 minutes or until tender.
  4. Chop the pear into little pieces and add ½ of it to the porridge.
  5. Add 1 tsp agave syrup or more on demand.
  6. Simmer for another 3-5 minutes.
  7. Serve the porridge in a glass or bowl with fresh raspberries and crushed coconut on top.
 

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