Quinoa Apple Cinnamon Breakfast Bowl

Quinoa is a fantastic protein packed seed, great alternative to gluten containing grains and a safe way to avoid any gluten sneaking into your food when you are being cautious.

Ingredients

  • ½ cup well rinsed quinoa
  • 1 cup almond milk (or milk of choice)
  •  1 tablespoon Coconut Butter
  •  1 teaspoon cinnamon
  •  1 teaspoon honey

Optional toppings 

  • 1 heaped teaspoon goji berries
  • Sliced fresh banana
  • Grated apple
  • Fresh berries
  • Flaxseeds and pumpkin seeds
  •  A dollop of your favourite yoghurt

Instructions

  1. Place quinoa and milk in a pot and bring to the boil, then simmer with the lid on.
  2. Once simmering add the cinnamon, coconut butter and honey
  3. Simmer for 12-15 minutes or until the liquid is absorbed and the quinoa is cooked
  4. Remove from heat and choose your (optional topping) ingredients above and enjoy!

 

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Quinoa is a seed, not a grain and it is high in fibre as well as protein. It is also particularly high in in all the essential amino acids. Making quinoa an excellent plant-based protein source for vegetarians and vegans.

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