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Creamy Quinoa Porridge

This breakfast bowl is a fast and energizing way to set the tone for a good day! Prepare the quinoa in advance, and then easily assemble a balanced meal of slow burning carbohydrates, plant-based proteins, and healthy fats in under 5 minutes. Add some extra nutrients with superfood toppings + fresh fruit for a boost in nutrition and flavor!

INGREDIENTS

Serves 1

¾ cup cooked quinoa (made in advance)*
½ cup vanilla plant-based milk (plus more for additional creaminess)
½ teaspoon cinnamon
pinch of sea salt
1½ tablespoons chia seed jam (or use maple syrup or any refined sugar-free fruit sauce)
2 teaspoons coconut oil (optional)
¾ cup fresh berries (blueberries, raspberries, strawberries)
1 tablespoon almonds or walnuts
1 tablespoon goji berries
1 tablespoon cacao nibs
1 tablespoon almonds, walnuts, or hemp seeds
sliced banana rounds

Note:
For extra flavor, use half water and half plant-based milk of choice to cook the quinoa.

This breakfast bowl is a fast and energizing way to set the tone for a good day! Prepare the quinoa in advance, and then easily assemble a balanced meal of slow burning carbohydrates, plant-based proteins, and healthy fats in under 5 minutes. Add some extra nutrients with superfood toppings + fresh fruit for a boost in nutrition and flavor!

INGREDIENTS

Serves 1

¾ cup cooked quinoa (made in advance)*
½ cup vanilla plant-based milk (plus more for additional creaminess)
½ teaspoon cinnamon
pinch of sea salt
1½ tablespoons chia seed jam (or use maple syrup or any refined sugar-free fruit sauce)
2 teaspoons coconut oil (optional)
¾ cup fresh berries (blueberries, raspberries, strawberries)
1 tablespoon almonds or walnuts
1 tablespoon goji berries
1 tablespoon cacao nibs
1 tablespoon almonds, walnuts, or hemp seeds
sliced banana rounds

Note:
For extra flavor, use half water and half plant-based milk of choice to cook the quinoa.

METHOD

In a small saucepan, heat cooked quinoa and plant-based milk. Add cinnamon, a pinch of salt and additional milk until desired thickness is reached. Stir well. Place heated quinoa mixture in a bowl and swirl in the chia seed jam. (Optional: stir in coconut oil.) Top with fresh berries, nuts, and the remaining superfood toppings. Mix & match the ones suggested or come up with your own combination. Add a splash more milk, if desired. Enjoy!