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Healthy Quinoa Porridge Recipe

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Healthy Quinoa Porridge Recipe
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This quinoa porridge is a great breakfast meal! It is an awesome alternative to regular porridge that is made with oats, and the best bit is you can add whatever you like to it!

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Healthy Quinoa Porridge Recipe

Prep time: 10 mins

Cook time: 20 mins 

Total time: 30 mins
Serves: 2
Dietary preferences: Vegetarian, Gluten-free, Nut-free

Ingredients:

  • 250ml water
  • 80g (1/2 cup) quinoa
  • 125ml milk of choice
  • 1 tsp pure vanilla extract
  • 80g (1/2 cup) blueberries
  • 15g (1 tbsp) cranberries or raspberries
  • Honey or pure maple syrup, to serve

Method:

  1.     Rinse the quinoa well in cold, running water.

  2.     Combine the water and quinoa in a saucepan and bring to the boil over medium-high heat. Reduce the heat, cover and simmer for 10 minutes until soft or most of the water has been absorbed.
  3.     Add the milk and vanilla and cook for a further 10 minutes until creamy.
  4.     Leave the porridge to sit, covered for 7-10 minutes before serving. The porridge will thicken during this time.
  5.     Spoon into serving bowls, scatter over the berries, drizzle with honey or maple syrup and enjoy.

Serving tip

You can top or add into the quinoa porridge your choice of fruit- try berries, banana, apple, pear or a combination. Other ideas for on or in the porridge include nuts, chia seeds and coconut flakes.

* Disclaimer: This blog post is not intended to replace the advice of a medical professional. The above information should not be used to diagnose, treat, or prevent any disease or medical condition. Please consult your doctor before making any changes to your diet, sleep methods, daily activity, or fitness routine. Sweat assumes no responsibility for any personal injury or damage sustained by any recommendations, opinions, or advice given in this article.

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