Blueberry Coconut & Quinoa Porridge

by | Aug 19, 2016 | 0 comments

If you're gluten free and miss porridge, why not try quinoa, it makes a great alternative and makes a nourishing and satisfying breakfast.

Yields1 ServingDifficultyBeginner
 1 cup quinoa, rinsed well
 1 3/4 cups organic coconut milk (additive free)
 1/4 cup filtered water
 2 tsp vanilla powder or essence
 1 tbsp shredded coconut
 2 tbsp nut or seed butter
 1 tbsp chia seeds
 Optional: 1 banana, sliced + a handful of blueberries + honey or pure maple syrup to drizzle over the top and sprinkle with toasted shredded coconut or nuts and seeds
1

To a small saucepan add the quinoa, salt, 1 1/2 cups coconut milk and water, vanilla and cinnamon and allow it to simmer until tender, this should take around 13 minutes and the liquid should be absorbed well.

2

When it's ready remove from the heat.

3

Now stir in shredded coconut, chia seeds, remaining coconut milk, and nut or seed butter.

4

Spoon into two bowls and garnish with sliced banana, berries, cinnamon, honey or pure maple syrup over the top and some toasted shredded coconut or nuts or seeds.

5

Serve and enjoy every mouthful!

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Ingredients

 1 cup quinoa, rinsed well
 1 3/4 cups organic coconut milk (additive free)
 1/4 cup filtered water
 2 tsp vanilla powder or essence
 1 tbsp shredded coconut
 2 tbsp nut or seed butter
 1 tbsp chia seeds
 Optional: 1 banana, sliced + a handful of blueberries + honey or pure maple syrup to drizzle over the top and sprinkle with toasted shredded coconut or nuts and seeds

Directions

1

To a small saucepan add the quinoa, salt, 1 1/2 cups coconut milk and water, vanilla and cinnamon and allow it to simmer until tender, this should take around 13 minutes and the liquid should be absorbed well.

2

When it's ready remove from the heat.

3

Now stir in shredded coconut, chia seeds, remaining coconut milk, and nut or seed butter.

4

Spoon into two bowls and garnish with sliced banana, berries, cinnamon, honey or pure maple syrup over the top and some toasted shredded coconut or nuts or seeds.

5

Serve and enjoy every mouthful!

Blueberry Coconut & Quinoa Porridge
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