Nutty Quinoa Porridge

Posted on 12 February 2015

Image via @steffejung
A nourishing breakfast to start your day - one of our co founder's Favourites!
What you need:
  • 1½ c unsweetened almond milk
  • 1½ c water
  • 1¼ c dry quinoa (or ½ c pre-cooked)
  • ½ tsp cinnamon
  • ¼ tsp allspice
  • pinch of salt
  • ¾ c banana, fresh or frozen, roughly chopped
  • ¼ c walnuts or pecans, chopped
  • flax seed meal
  • maple syrup (optional)
What to do:
  1. In a medium pot over high heat, bring milk, water, quinoa (if using), spices, and salt to a boil.
  2. Reduce heat, cover, and simmer for 15 minutes, or until quinoa is tender. (If using pre-cooked quinoa, simmer for 10 minutes instead.)
  3. Stir in banana (and pre-cooked quinoa, if using) and continue to cook for another minute or two until porridge is heated through.
  4. Let sit, covered, for 5 minutes before serving.
  5. Spoon into bowls and top with nuts, flax seed meal, and maple syrup.
  6. Serve hot.

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